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Trump Tabs Another Climate Denier, This Time for Interior

U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers has been nominated by President-elect Donald Trump for Secretary of Interior.

Offshore Wind Project to Go Live as Industry Eyes Trump

The offshore wind industry is eying President-elect Trump as America's first offshore wind project begins operation.

Trump Picks Strident Foe of EPA to Lead the EPA

President-elect Donald Trump has chosen climate science denier Scott Pruitt to run the EPA.

A Climate Denier is Leading the NASA Transition

Alarm bells about the incoming Trump administration's approach to NASA's climate research are ringing louder.

Climate Change Will Stir ‘Unimaginable’ Refugee Crisis

Military leaders say warming is the greatest threat to 21st-century security and could lead to mass migrations.

U.S. Oil Exports Skyrocket Despite Climate Pacts

U.S. oil exports have spiked sharply since 2009 despite global efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions.

Tennessee Wildfire is ‘Unlike Anything We’ve Ever Seen’

Intense drought and powerful winds conspired to whip a massive wildfire that endangered Gatlinburg, Tenn.

Protection of Public Lands Cast in Doubt

Donald Trump’s election portends a shift in how one of America’s bulwarks against climate change will be protected.

The Arctic is a Seriously Weird Place Right Now

Warm air and oceans have caused Arctic sea ice growth to hit pause. That's not normal for November.

States May Drive U.S. Climate Policy Under Trump

Donald Trump could scrap the Obama administration’s plans to combat climate change once he takes office.

U.S. Designates Electric Vehicle Charging Corridors

The federal government is designating 48 electric vehicle charging corridors along major U.S. highways.

Sewage Plants Overlooked Source of CO2

Wastewater treatment plants may emit up to 23 percent more greenhouse gas than previously thought.

Warm Temps Slow Arctic Sea Ice Growth to a Crawl

Warm weather has led to record low sea ice for October across the Arctic.

Deserts May Spread in Europe as Mediterranean Warms

Global warming is on track to disrupt the Mediterranean region more than at any time in the past 10,000 years.

World’s New Marine Protected Area is a Big Climate Win

The new Ross Sea marine protected area just gave marine life a huge safe space in a warming world.

Tibet Just Had Another Massive Ice Avalanche

An unprecedented second massive ice avalanche has rocked a remote region of Tibet.

New Oil Discoveries Largely Unaffected by Paris Pact

Climate change is unlikely to affect development of large crude oil discoveries — at least for now.

Heat, Then Deluge Fell a Town’s Beloved 600-Year-Old Oak

One of the oldest oak trees in the U.S. was dealt a death blow by extreme heat this summer.

Renewables Poised for Rapid Growth Worldwide

Renewable energy is expected to be the source of about 28 percent of the world’s electricity by 2021.

Carbon Dioxide Passed Critical Threshold in 2015

The world just had its first year where carbon dioxide averaged more than 400 ppm around the globe.