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Waiting to Slash CO2 Emissions? It Could Cost You

The cost of delayed action on climate change could spike if no action is taken, the White House says.

Warming Threatens Roads, Ports and Planes, Report Says

Transportation could be both a cause and a casualty of climate change, according to a new report.

Roadside Land Offers Huge Carbon Storage Potential

Roadside shrubbery & grass soak up a lot of carbon; with better management it could soak up more.

Scientists Begin Hi-Tech Quest for Arctic Sea Ice Answers

Automatic sensors will allow scientists to conduct a monitoring program to determine summer sea ice melt.

Win-Win Way Pinpointed to Aid Food Security & Climate

Scientists say they have found a way to feed billions of people, while reducing environmental stresses.

6 Degrees: Star Wars, Energy Ranks, Cool Pics & More

Find out what you missed in climate news this week in our 6 Degrees weekly roundup.

Star Wars Meets the IPCC Report

Climate change gets the Star Wars treatment. Is the force strong with this idea?

Court Ruling May Reverberate on ‘Social Cost’ of Carbon

The climate costs of carbon emissions from any new fossil fuel project on public land will have to be calculated.

U.S. Gets Lackluster Energy Efficiency Ranking

The U.S. scored 13th in global energy efficiency ranking, or near the bottom of the world's 16 largest economies.

Renewables Revolution Could be in Management, Not Tech

Renewables revolution over the next decade may exist in how power is managed, not in new technology.

U.S. and China Lead the Way on Carbon Capture & Storage

A new China-U.S. agreement looks like giving much-needed stimulus to development of the technology.

Planet is Running a Temp: State of the Climate ‘Check-Up’

A new report -- the latest checkup on the health of the global climate system -- says the planet is running a temperature.

6 Degrees: Hot Summers, a Few Tornadoes & Cows, Pigs

Summers get hotter, tornado season fizzles, cow manure worsens methane, plan to cut CO2 and more.

Genes Help Plants Handle Rising CO2 Levels

Discovery can give scientists new tools to engineer crops to deal with droughts and high temps.

Measuring Cow & Pig Emissions Goes to New Heights

Methane emissions from cows and pigs had a surprisingly large impact on climate change.

U.S. Public Lands Fading As Fossil Fuels Source

Fossil fuels are shifting away from national forests and other public lands because of coincidence of geology.

New Report Outlines ‘Pathways’ to Cut CO2 Emissions

There are pathways to reduce CO2 emissions and meet a key climate target but time is running out.

Deforestation Rate in Indonesia Surpasses Brazil

Indonesia lost nearly twice as much forest in 2010 as Brazil, despite only being a quarter of the size.

6 Degrees: Eyes in the Sky, Trash Rules, Late Summer Heat

All in a week's work. Top climate stories from EPA's new landfill rules to launch of NASA's new CO2-monitoring tool.

North Dakota, Texas Send U.S. Oil Boom Skyrocketing

The U.S. is amid a CO2-heavy crude oil boom mainly because of fracking in two states — Texas and North Dakota.

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Arctic Sea Ice Thinning: Fall Fall view: Arctic sea ice has been getting thinner, even faster than its area has been shrinking