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Interior Nominee Zinke Doubles Down on Coal

Interior secretary nominee Ryan Zinke emphasized the Trump administration’s vow to recommit America to fossil fuels.

U.S. Lists First Bumble Bee Species as Endangered

Bombus affinis has plunged nearly 90 percent in abundance and distribution since the late 1990s.

Canada’s Vast Source of Climate Pollution May Go Bust

Low oil prices threaten oil sands mines in Canada — a major source of carbon pollution.

Trump’s ‘Extreme’ Cabinet Could Fuel Warming Crisis

Executives and anti-science politicians being considered for key Trump posts could slow climate action.

Trump, Congress Could Halt State Action on Climate

As the GOP takes control of the White House and Congress, state officials fear environmental preemptions.

Large Iceberg Poised to Break Off From Antarctica

A rift across Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf has surged ahead, making the release of a large iceberg imminent.

U.S. on Track to Become Net Energy Exporter by 2026

The U.S. will become a net energy exporter by 2026, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

Winter Warming Trends in the U.S.

See the trend in winter high temperatures across the U.S.

Where to Follow the Climate Action in 2017

A regulatory bloodbath is looming in D.C., but climate protections could advance elsewhere in 2017.

Four Critical Energy Issues to Watch in 2017

As Donald Trump takes office, here are four energy issues to watch in 2017.

These Are the 10 Most Important Climate Stories of 2016

From dead coral to hopeful deals, these are the stories that mattered most about climate change.

Warming is Sending Mountain Glaciers ‘Off a Cliff’

The retreat of several mountain glaciers is “categorical evidence” of climate change, a new study finds.

Obama Bars Arctic Drilling Ahead of Trump Inauguration

The White House put vast swaths of the Arctic and Atlantic oceans off limits to drilling on Tuesday.

Public Climate Information Threatened Under Trump

Federal government climate change websites may be at risk in the Trump administration.

New EU Wood Energy Rules Threaten Climate, Forests

European power plants could keep claiming to be green while billowing pollution from wood until 2030.

24 States Urge Trump to Kill Clean Power Plan

The states requested the incoming government undo the Clean Power Plan enacted by the current administration.

East Antarctica is Melting From Above and Below

Warm water and air are both cutting into ice in a previously stable part of Antarctica.

How Climate Change Impacted 2015’s Extreme Weather

Climate change boosted the odds or intensity of many of 2015's extreme weather events, an annual report finds.

Scientists are Saving Climate Data; This Is Why it Matters

Scientists are archiving climate data ahead of Trump's inauguration. That data will be more important than ever.

Rick Perry Tapped to Run Energy Agency He Vowed to Kill

President-elect Trump has tapped former Texas Gov. Rick Perry to run the U.S. Department of Energy.

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Highest Levels in 800,000 Years This is the first time in at least 800,000 years, and possibly as long as 2 million, that levels have been this high.

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