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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.

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.

Early Heat Wave Bakes India, Sign of What’s to Come

Heat waves have set in early in northern India. They are expected to become more common with warming.

Carbon Emissions Factor Into Major Oil Sands Shakeup

Major oil companies, feeling pressure from low oil prices and global climate policy, are fleeing Canada's oil sands.

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.

Congress’ ‘Political Theater’ Threatens Science, Climate

Dozens of GOP-sponsored bills have been introduced in Congress that seek to hamstring federal climate action.

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.

Peru’s Deadly Floods Ring Alarm Bell for Latin America

Deadly floods are a wake-up call for cities across Latin America to prepare for extreme weather.

Research for Drought-Resistant Crops Gets Boost

Scientists are racing to find crops capable of tolerating increasingly high temperatures and water shortages.

Trump Budget Blueprint Eviscerates Energy Programs

The White House’s proposed budget forcefully kicks many federal climate-related energy programs to the curb.

Stockholm’s Mayor is Taking on Climate Change

Around the world, cities are increasingly at the forefront of action to curb climate change.

Climate-Friendly Energy Star Program Could be Cut

The Energy Star program is as much a climate program as it is an energy savings program.

Congress Targets Species Act and Its Climate Benefits

Congress is considering legislation that could weaken the Endangered Species Act.

Trump Wants to ‘Zero Out’ EPA Programs

The Trump administration wants to “zero out” many climate-related programs and grants.

Dakota Pipeline Greenlighted As Fossil Fuels Move to Fore

The Army Corps of Engineers has approved an easement that allows the final link in the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Food Security, Forests At Risk Under Trump’s USDA

U.S. forest health and the ability of farmers to respond to climate change are at risk under Trump's USDA.

The West’s Largest Coal Plant May Close. It’s a Big Deal.

The West's largest coal-fired power plant may close — a symbolic blow to coal as America's chief source of electricity.

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