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Hawaii, Vermont Set Ambitious Examples for Renewables

The two states are leading the U.S. with ambitious new standards governing their electricity supplies.

Scorched Earth Is Big Climate Concern in Alaska Wildfires

Alaska's raging start to wildfire season is bad for trees, but the soil they grow in is a bigger climate concern.

Study: Water Use Skyrockets as Fracking Expands

Oil and gas fracking uses more and more water each year, but it varies widely from region to region.

Alaska Entering New Era for Wildfires

Alaska, the great northern frontier of America, is being reshaped by climate change.

States See Renewable Future in Offshore Wind Farms

Developers and government officials are optimistic offshore wind farms could spread along U.S. coastlines.

Summer Temperature Trends

For most of the nation, summer weather has been changing in ways climate scientists say are consistent with what they’d expect in a warming…

Twitter Could Shape Flood Disaster Response

A novel project has researchers turning tweets into flood maps that will help disaster responders.

EPA Takes Step Toward Regulating Airline Emissions

The U.S. EPA took its first steps Wednesday toward regulating greenhouse gas emissions from commercial airplanes.

Halfway There: Countdown to Paris Climate Talks

Paris climate talks are six months away. There's a lot of goodwill but also a lot of hurdles for a good deal.

Report: U.S. Can Make Good on Climate Pledge — Barely

A new report says the U.S. can just make its climate goal, but more needs to be done.

Will The West Ever Be Able To Live With Fire?

A drought-amped wildfire season will severely test the West's ability to live with an ancient threat.

Climate Change Could Melt Everest Region’s Glaciers

Mount Everest and the surrounding peaks could lose nearly all their glaciers by 2100 says new study.

America’s Future Has Wind in its Sails

Two U.S. Dept. of Energy maps show how wind power will grow across the U.S. by 2050.

Monsoon Sets Up ‘Race Against the Clock’ in Nepal

In the aftermath of the Nepal earthquake, the arrival of the South Asian monsoon poses new problems.

Kansas Takes Air Out of Wind Power Mandate

The Kansas renewable power mandate may become a victim of its own success.

Canada Sets Goal to Cut Emissions by 2030

Canada plans to cut its greenhouse gas emissions 30 percent below 2005 levels by 2030.

NY Fracking Report Underscores Quake, Climate Risks

New York cites climate, pollution and earthquake risks as major uncertainties swirling around fracking.

The Bright Side of 13 Years of Clouds in 1 Map

Combining 13 years of global cloud data leads to one spectacular image of our planet.

The Surprising Link Between Fjords and Carbon

Deep ocean inlets account for about 11 percent of the carbon locked away in marine sediments each year.

U.S. Emissions, Economic Growth Headed Toward Divorce

U.S. energy consumption, greenhouse gases and the economy are no longer growing together.

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