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Satellite Shows U.S. Has the Most Gas Flares in the World

NOAA scientists have found more gas flares in the United States than anywhere else in the world.

Climate Change is ‘Devastating’ The Great Barrier Reef

New modeling is a "smoking gun" linking climate change with record Great Barrier Reef bleaching.

Strong El Niño Helped Lower U.S. Heating Costs

The strong El Niño in the tropical Pacific contributed to lower energy demand in the U.S. this winter.

2016 Temperatures Already Pushing COP21 Limits

If the first three months of 2016 are any indication, meeting the 1.5°C challenge will be increasingly difficult.

1,000 Species Have Been Moved Due to Human Impact

Animals and plants are increasingly being ‘translocated’ from their native areas to survive effects of climate change.

With The Paris Agreement Signed, Hard Work Begins

Developing a system under which climate pledges are reviewed and improved is 'essential' for success.

Earth Day 2016: A Focus on Trees

Bernadette Woods Placky takes a look at how important trees are to the Earth's climate.

U.S. Warming Since the First Earth Day

Since the first Earth Day in 1970, the average annual temperature in every state has climbed.

2016 Election Critical to Success of Paris Climate Pact

The outcome of the U.S. presidential election will be critical to the success of the Paris climate pact.

Fate of World’s Coastlines Rests on Melting Antarctic Ice

Scientists don't know how much flooding Antarctic melting will cause — but it may wipe out cities.

This Is How Surfers Are Helping Fund Climate Science

The World Surf League has started a unique partnership with Columbia University climate scientists.

Bleaching Has Hit 93 Percent of the Great Barrier Reef

The vast majority of the world's largest reef ecosystem has been ravaged by coral bleaching.

Studies Show Link Between Red Meat and Climate Change

Shifting diets away from meat could slash greenhouse gas emissions and curb deforestation worldwide.

Here’s What Happens When Companies Track Emissions

Voluntary greenhouse gas accounting has become common in the private sector, but is it helping?

Rooftops in Cloudy Places Could Be Solar Gold Mines

Cloudy cities in the northeast could be gold mines for rooftop solar potential, research shows.

Sinking Atlantic Coastline Meets Rapidly Rising Seas

The East Coast is sinking, which is worsening the impacts of sea level rise. These are the hot spots.

Unrelenting Winter Warmth Could Herald Alaska’s Future

Parts of Alaska had their hottest first 100 days of a year ever, a harbinger of winters in a warmer future.

There’s a Hopeful Message Hidden in These Dead Reefs

Coral that survived a massive bleaching event could hold a climate change adaptation secret.

Coal Decline Pushes Peabody Energy Into Bankruptcy

Peabody Energy, the world’s largest coal producer, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Wednesday.

The Suit Against the Clean Power Plan, Explained

Seven things to know about the Clean Power Plan as it winds its way through the courts.

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Extreme Precipitation Events are on the Rise If you get the feeling that heavy downpours are more intense than they used to be, you’re not imagining it.

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