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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.

The Fuel You Use For Heating Depends on Where You Live

How you heat your home depends a lot on where you live, and it has implications on your carbon footprint.

China Works Toward Kicking its Coal Habit

The world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter might be getting serious about kicking its coal habit.

Cut Carbon, Breathe Easier, Live Longer

A new study says a federal cap-and-trade policy could pay for itself 10 times over with health benefits.

See Power Plants Most Vulnerable to Flooding

A new mapping tool shows how floods could drown some of the nation’s most critical power plants.

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.

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Tripod Fire Satellite View The August 2006 Tripod Complex Fire burned some 180,000 acres of beetle-damaged forest in central Washington State.

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