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Report Paints Bleak Future for Nuclear Power

The nuclear power industry is on the decline worldwide as costs rise and reactors age, a new report says.

Basis for EPA Clean Power Plan Cuts a ‘Mystery’

The biggest CO2 emitter won’t need to make the biggest emissions cuts under the EPA's Clean Power Plan.

World Bank: Tackling Climate Will Grow the Economy

Findings put to rest claims that the world could not afford to act on climate change.

Climate Change Puts World’s Energy Systems at Risk

Generators from nuclear reactors & coal-fired power plants will feel the brunt of weather changes, report says.

Renewables as Tourist Attractions? Only in Germany

A guidebook selling well in Germany details 200 renewable energy sites it thinks will appeal to tourists.

Map Shows Energy Installations In Extreme Weather’s Path

Energy Information Administration's online energy map shows infrastructure in path of extreme weather.

IEA Graphic Shows How to Radically Reduce CO2

The IEA's fascinating graphic shows how radically CO2 emissions need to be reduced by 2050.

Hopes Pinned on Kemper Power Plant to Make ‘Clean Coal’

The $5 billion facility is capable of capturing and storing CO2 emissions, but many remain skeptical.

New Ozone-Destroying Gases Found in the Atmosphere

Mysterious compounds undermining recovery of giant ozone hole over Antarctica, scientists warn.

India’s Diesel Fumes Impacting Glacier Melt in Himalayas

India's air pollution also has an impact on the degree of melt taking place in glaciers in the Himalayas.

GAO: Climate Change Threatens Energy Infrastructure

New GAO report exposes myriad climate change threats to U.S. energy infrastructure.

EU Launches Legal Action against UK Over Air Pollution

Britain faces fines for failing to reduce "excessive" levels of nitrogen dioxide fumes from traffic.

UK Won’t Meet Renewable Energy Target Beyond 2020

It will be the first time in nearly two decades that the UK has not had a clear target on renewable energy.

Six Degrees: Emissions, Explosions, Fires & More

Six photos show the top climate news from this week around the globe.

Scientists Warn Planet Likely to Warm at Least 4ºC by 2100

New climate model taking greater account of cloud changes indicates heating will be higher than expected.

Climate Change Imperils Peru’s Drive to End Poverty

Peru’s efforts to reduce poverty are at risk from the effects of climate change, due to a warming world.

Fossil Fuel Investments Face Major Risks Due to Climate

Group monitoring how investment funds manage climate risks says many expose investors to huge losses.

New Climate Records Focus on Earth’s Sensitivity

The sensitivity of the Earth system to a doubling of CO2 may be twice as great as scientists had thought.

New Greenhouse Gas Proves More Powerful Than CO2

Newly found greenhouse gas is an unregulated chemical that breaks records for climate impacts.

Six Degrees: Cold is Trending, Xaver & Climate Impacts

This week's top stories tackle a cold trend, windstorm Xaver, the arctic blast and climate shifts.

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