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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.

Oil Drilling May Slow Drought Recovery in Great Plains

Drilling and fracking are creating “industrialized landscapes” that may forever alter ecosystems.

Arctic Research Vessel Set Adrift to Study Sea Ice Decline

Scientists investigate why sea ice is retreating faster than expected as cover falls to new low.

Thawing Permafrost Will ‘Seep, Not Explode’ CO2

Carbon emissions from thawing permafrost won't be catastrophic, but they won't be negligible either.

Urban Sprawl, Cars Hamper Cities’ Best Efforts on CO2

Dense, older cities are seeing their per-capita vehicle CO2 emissions fall faster than other U.S. cities.

The Future of Mountain Glaciers Is Bleak

New research looks at how global warming will affect individual glaciers in Western Canada.

Climate Change Makes Droughts in Australia Worse

Climate Council report says decreases in average rainfall have dire ramifications for health & agriculture.

Hydropower Could be Risky Bet in Warming World

As investments in wind and solar climb, backing major hydropower projects may be risky in a warming world.

Dire, Record Low Snowpack in California

This year's sad California snowpack "obliterates" the previous record low.

Canada Pushes Ahead with Alternatives to Keystone XL

No matter the fate of Keystone XL, many other pipelines could transport Canadian tar sands oil to refineries.

Wildfires Tied to Drought, Heat & Topography, Not Beetles

Drought and warmer temperatures brought about by climate change affect wildfire spread more than bark beetles.

The West Coast Is in Hot Water

Warm Pacific temperatures affect everything from sea lions to plankton and are a sign of things to come.

Cities Could Be Ideal for Utility-Scale Solar Plants

Cities may be ideal for major solar power development, though they're often overlooked, a new study says.

Public Lands May Be America’s Best Climate Defense

National forests, parks and other public lands play a major role in America's defense against climate change.