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Environmental Rules Played Minor Role in Coal’s Decline

Environmental regulations played a small role in the coal industry's decline, a Columbia University report says.

How Trump’s Monuments Review Could Impact Climate

The Trump administration will recommend to Congress ways it can shrink or abolish national monuments.

Pollution From Canada’s Oil Sands May Be Underreported

A new study shows air pollution from Canada's oil sands could be 4 times higher than previously reported.

China, India Become Climate Leaders as West Falters

As rich countries have foundered, India and China have emerged as global leaders in tackling warming.

100 Days of Climate: Week 14

Over Trump's first 100 days, we're going to show what science tells us about our warming world.

The Energy Dept. Website Shifts Focus to the Economy

References to greenhouse gases and reducing petroleum have been deleted in favor of the economy.

A Cooler Future May Hinge on Removing CO2 From the Air

Removing carbon dioxide from the air may be the most effective way to meet the globe's ambitious climate goals.

This Graphic Puts Global Warming in Full Perspective

Climate change has the planet on a hot streak it's unlikely to break anytime soon.

Harvard Scientists Taking Geoengineering Into the Field

Harvard scientists plan to undertake one of the first outdoor geoengineering experiments next year.

Scientists: Get Used to Wildfires in a Warming World

Communities across the West will have to adapt to living with the ever-increasing threat of wildfires.

Op-Ed: A View From the Top: The Growing Role of Scientists

The march is not about politics. It is about not throwing away our great engine of truth.

March Was Second Hottest on Record Globally

March was the second hottest March on record, according to NASA, behind only 2016, a mark of rising global warming.

Electricity’s Carbon Footprint in U.S. Shrinks, Sets Record

U.S. energy-related carbon pollution fell in 2016, part of a decade-long trend as utilities use less coal.

Court Rules California Climate Payments Aren’t Taxes

A California appeals court rejected a claim that payments required to release greenhouse gases are a tax.

Americans Used A Lot Less Coal in 2016; Here’s Why

Coal use in the U.S. fell 9 percent in 2016, even as the Trump administration seeks a coal industry revival.

The Climate Could Hit a State Unseen in 50 Million Years

The world is on track to reach an ominous carbon dioxide milestone by mid-century.

Trump Order Targets Local Efforts to Adapt to Warming

President Trump's executive order also targets local efforts to adapt to climate change.

Removal of Energy ‘Burdens’ Could Have Huge Impacts

President Trump's executive order on energy calls for the removal of "burdens" to domestic energy use.

Trump Moves to Dismantle U.S. Climate Rules

President Trump signed an executive order Tuesday aiming to overturn federal climate policies.

Communities Retreat as Oceans Swell, Coasts Erode

New research highlights an emerging migration crisis that’s worsening with global warming.

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CO2 Storage Areas The United States has many areas where geological formations are likely to be suitable for long-term carbon dioxide storage

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