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Polar Vortex Spiked U.S. CO2 Emissions in 2013

The polar vortex spurred a spike in CO2 emissions in 2013 as people cranked up their heat last winter.

Zombie Glacier Surprises Scientists

Discovery of a semi-lifeless glacier in southeastern Iceland creates a new zombie class of frozen rivers of water.

Regulations Could Douse North Dakota Gas Flares

New regulations in North Dakota aim to reduce CO2 emissions from flaring natural gas wells.

LEDs are a Bright Idea Whose Time Has Come

LEDs could help slow global warming and illuminate the developing world. Now that's worth a Nobel Prize.

6 Degrees: Security Risks, Tornadoes and Earthquakes

A new climate report from the Pentagon, tornado trends, earthquakes and more in this week's top climate news.

Evidence Connects Quakes to Oil, Natural Gas Boom

Flurry of recent studies show that earthquakes are a side effect of the U.S. oil and gas boom.

Scientists: EPA Underestimating Renewables Potential

Electricity in the U.S. can be a lot more climate-friendly than the Obama administration expects it to be, a new report says.

Expanding Antarctic Sea Ice is Flooding ‘Warning Bell’

Expansion of Antarctic sea ice heralds ocean changes that could trap heat and accelerate ice sheet melting.

Fish Fail to Adapt to Rising CO2 Levels: Study

Rising CO2 levels could spell disaster for certain fish species according to recent research.

New ‘Slurry’ Could Make Carbon Capture More Efficient

A special “slurry” could make carbon capture and storage more efficient and cost-effective.

The $9.7 Trillion Problem: Cyclones and Climate Change

Cyclones have been quietly costing the world for decades, costs that could grow due to climate change.

Huge Methane Emissions ‘Hot Spot’ Found in U.S.

A satellite has detected a huge methane emissions hot spot over a Southwest U.S. natural gas field.

Sea Level Rise Making Floods Routine for Coastal Cities

Floods during high tide have become common in many coastal cities, and they're about to become downright routine.

Study: Renewables As Green As You’d Expect

Future wind and solar projects and metals used to build them will have a low environmental impact, study says.

World’s First Carbon Capture Power Plant Switches On

Canada's commercial CCS plant held up and proved that coal-burning is compatible with cutting emissions.

How We Can Save Coral Reefs and Why We Should

As oceans grow warmer and more acidic, scientists are developing new strategies to rescue coral reefs.

Is The World’s Main Climate Goal Misguided?

Two scientists say the world needs new climate goals. The proposal is not being well received.

Climate Change’s Role in Indian Pilgrim Deaths

Scientists found tenuous links between climate change and floods that killed more than 5,000 Indians last summer.

MIT: Global Energy Use, CO2 May Double By 2100

Fossil fuels will remain largest source of GHGs by 2100 as global energy use and CO2 emissions double.

Fracking Emissions Fall; Texas Still King of GHGs

New EPA data show fracking methane emissions fell in 2013, but coal pollution is on the rise again.

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