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Interactive Map Unveils the Mystery of Wind Turbines

A new interactive USGS map provides detailed information on nearly 49,000 wind turbines across the U.S.

Where Cows and Coal Rule, So Does CO2

Per capita carbon emissions are falling, but Wyoming's are still seven times the national average.

These Tiny Satellites Could Keep an Eye on Wildfires

Soon, satellites smaller than a shoebox could offer real-time monitoring for wildfires.

U.K. Plans to Shutter All Coal-Fired Power Plants by 2025

The U.K. plans to close all of its coal-fired power plants by 2025 to address climate change.

States At Risk: America’s Preparedness Report Card

The first-ever national analysis of state level preparedness for climate-driven, weather-related threats in all 50 states.

U.S. Thirst for Oil Straining International Water Supplies

U.S. energy demand strains global water supplies in a warming world.

Shifting Gears to Cycling Would be Big Climate Boost

A shift from driving cars to cycling in big cities would become a major climate benefit.

These Are The NASA Tools Tracking Our CO2

NASA is using models and satellites to improve our understanding of how CO2 moves around the globe.

Mapping Choices: Sea Level Rise Around the Globe

Our analysis details the implications of different warming scenarios for every coastal nation and megacity on the planet.

Images Show Impact of Sea Level Rise on Global Icons

Paired images showing how iconic global locations could fare under scenarios of business as usual vs. sharp clean energy transition.

China Underreporting Coal Consumption, Data Says

Data suggests China has emitted close to a billion additional tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere each year.

Obama Likely to Make Keystone Decision By End of Term

The White House says President Obama will decide on the Keystone XL pipeline by the end of his term.

Climate Implications Seen in Call For Keystone XL ‘Pause’

TransCanada's request to 'pause' a Keystone XL permit review may have climate implications.

New York Prepares for Up to 6 Feet of Sea Level Rise

New York State is anticipating up to 6 feet of sea level rise on its coastlines by 2100.

Texas, California Lead Nation in Carbon Emissions

Overall U.S. carbon emissions were down about 11 percent in 2013 from their 2005 peak.

Why Today Is a Critical Moment for the Clean Power Plan

The federal government's signature climate policy is now open to legal challenges.

Study Targets Methane Leaks Between Underground Wells

Hydraulic fracturing can form methane leaks between natural gas wells in New York, a new study says.

Study Sees Ecological Risks as Solar Expands

The solar power industry has been using mostly biologically diverse land for new solar plants, researchers say.

This is the First Full Earth Image From a Weather Satellite

Happy 40th anniversary to one of the world's first major weather satellites.

American Icons Threatened by Sea Level Rise: In Pictures

Paired flooding images showing how iconic U.S. locations could fare under business as usual vs. sharp carbon cuts.


Montana’s Wind Energy Potential Montana's estimated wind power potential is about equal to the electricity consumed by the 19 lighted states.

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