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China Can Cut Cord on Coal (Mostly) by 2050

China could produce more than 85 percent of its electricity with renewables by 2050.

U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions Spiked 2 Percent in 2013

Total U.S. GHG emissions released into the atmosphere because of human activity increased 2 percent in 2013

Defecting from the Power Grid? Unlikely, Analysts Say

Analysts are unsure whether cheap rooftop solar will inspire businesses and homes to "defect" from the power grid.

Clean Energy Seeing Global ‘Renaissance’

Cheap oil and increasingly cheap renewables are ushering in an era of abundant energy.

New York’s Smart Grid Research May Shape U.S.

New York State is creating a smart grid research lab to help integrate renewables into the electric power grid.

Investments in Renewables Herald ‘Paradigm Shift’

Global renewables investments increased 17 percent in 2014 as solar and wind costs fell dramatically.

Energy Bombshell: CO2 Emissions Stabilized in 2014

The International Energy Agency says global energy-related CO2 emissions were flat in 2014.

Last Tango for Nuclear?

The U.S. nuclear power industry’s three-step: Revival, long goodbye or state-aided life support.

U.S. No. 2 to China in Clean Energy Investments in 2014

A new Bloomberg report shows that clean energy investments in the U.S. are growing again.

Climate Calculator Lets You Create a New World

A new global calculator let's the average Joe be world leader for a day to determine our future climate.

Nuclear Power Needs to Double to Meet Warming Goal

International Energy Agency report says global nuclear power needs to double to meet climate goals.

U.S. at Brink of Turning Point in Energy

Oil prices and advancements in renewables in 2014 set the scene for a major turning point in energy in 2015.

Cheap Gas May Not Mean More Driving This Winter

Cheap gasoline may not mean people will drive more this winter, a new EIA report says.

Electric Cars a Mixed Bag For Health, Climate

New study shows that electric vehicles' environmental friendliness depends on where the electricity comes from.

Trillions and Quadrillions: Numbers Tell U.S. Energy Story

New interactive map shows how energy production in U.S. has grown since 1993.

‘Nuff Said: CO2 Emissions Plan Moves to Next Step

The Obama administration's plan to cut CO2 emissions moves to next step.

This Is How the U.S. Power Grid Works

As part of "Grid Week" in mid-November, the U.S. Department of Energy shows how the power grid operates.

Report Maps Out Decarbonization Plan for U.S.

The U.S. is technologically able to kick its fossil fuels addiction by 2050, report says.

Post Climate Pact, IEA Warns Fossil Fuel Trends Dire

Despite gains in renewables, the world is still on dangerous energy-related emissions path, IEA warns.

UN Climate Report Rings Alarm, Offers Guidance

IPCC analysis of climate change has painted an ugly picture, but it also offers hope and guidance.

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The Age of Man: A New Geologic Epoch Scientists think the past 250 years represent the beginning of a new geologic era, marked by human influence around the planet.

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