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New Grants Fund Research for Underseas Carbon Storage

The federal government is spending $12 million on carbon capture and storage research.

Recession Caused U.S. Emissions Drop, Study Says

A new study finds that the recession, not natural gas use, caused carbon emissions to drop.

Gap Seen Between Federal Climate Policy, Coal Leasing

Public land open for coal mining in the West has not been affected by federal climate policies.

States Cut Power Plant Emissions Ahead of New EPA Rule

Forty-two states are cutting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants ahead of a new EPA rule.

Study: Warming Leads to Longer Flights, More Emissions

Climate change could increase airline flight times across the globe, increasing emissions.

Here Are 10 Striking Images of Future Sea Levels

Striking before and after images shows what iconic U.S. coastal cities will look like under 25 feet of sea level rise.

Coastal Nations, Megacities Face 20 Feet of Sea Rise

New study warns 2°C of global warming will mean a world map reshaped by massive sea level rise.

How 2°C of Warming Could Reshape the U.S.

What would 2°C of warming mean for the future and heritage of the U.S.? A map we don’t recognize.

Sea Levels Could Rise At Least 20 Feet

Even if the world manages to limit warming to 2°C, sea levels may still rise at least 20 feet above current heights.

Mountaintop Coal Falls As Renewables, Natural Gas Rise

Mountaintop removal coal mining in Appalachian states has fallen 62 percent since 2008.

Two Maps Show Greenland’s Sudden Melt Season Onset

Greenland's melt season started slow but is suddenly speeding up due to warm weather and dark ice.

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.

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Ocean Acidification Process Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from burning fossil fuels are making the world’s oceans more acidic.

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