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Europe’s Record Heat Directly Tied to Climate Change

2014 is set to be Europe's warmest year, a record made much more likely by global warming.

Electric Cars a Mixed Bag For Health, Climate

New study shows that electric vehicles' environmental friendliness depends on where the electricity comes from.

November in Books; 2014 On Pace for Hottest Year

While November didn't set a global hot mark, 2014 is still on track to be the warmest year on record.

Trillions and Quadrillions: Numbers Tell U.S. Energy Story

New interactive map shows how energy production in U.S. has grown since 1993.

West Coast States Rule Electric Vehicle Adoption in U.S.

State mandates and tax incentives make California the most popular state for buying an electric car.

Low Oil Prices May Bode Ill For Climate

Low oil prices means people will drive more and buy less efficient vehicles, increasing CO2 emissions.

Heat Turbocharged California’s Epic Drought

The unusual heat in California was a key driver of the unprecedented impacts of its latest drought.

‘Nuff Said: CO2 Emissions Plan Moves to Next Step

The Obama administration's plan to cut CO2 emissions moves to next step.

Giving Climate Pact Legal Teeth Could Make It Toothless

American political dysfunction could keep legally binding rules out of the next climate pact.

CO2 Takes Just 10 Years to Reach Planet’s Peak Heat

CO2 emissions warm the planet faster than previously thought, and their impacts linger for centuries.

WMO Warns Lima Delegates 2014 May Be Hottest Year

The U.N.'s WMO is the latest agency to announce that 2014 is likely to be the warmest year on record.

Pipeline Crunch Could Keep Northeast’s Heating Bills High

New Yorkers and Bostonians will pay higher natural gas prices this winter because of a pipeline crunch.

What’s At Stake in Lima Climate Talks

Negotiators are about to gather in Lima to thrash out the details of the first post-Kyoto climate treaty.

Packing on the Pounds (of CO2) for Thanksgiving

How CO2 in different modes of transportation stack up, plus how weather affects Turkey Day travel.

Clues Show How Green Electricity May Be in 2050

How people get their electricity and where it comes from is on the brink of major change in the U.S.

6 Degrees: 2014 Records, Snowvember, CO2 and More

This week in climate news features lake effect snow, a year of record heat, cool animations & more.

Report Maps Out Decarbonization Plan for U.S.

The U.S. is technologically able to kick its fossil fuels addiction by 2050, report says.

2014 Set for Record Hot; Record Cold Thing of the Past

2014 is even more likely to become the warmest year on record, with record cold years a thing of the past.

China Pledges to Slash Coal Use

On the heels of its climate pact with the U.S., China pledges to cap the amount of coal it burns by 2020.

‘Green Revolution’ Brings Greater CO2 Swings

Intense farming methods may be leading to greater seasonal swings in the global carbon cycle.

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Alaska Total Ice Loss 2004-07 Alaska has been losing tremendous volumes of ice to the sea.

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