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Obama Just Created a Carbon Cap-and-Trade Program

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's new limits on carbon dioxide emphasize interstate cooperation.

What Changes to Expect from Obama’s Clean Power Plan

The U.S. EPA will soon unveil a sweeping regulation to cut carbon emissions from the electricity sector.

What Has Changed Since Climate Talks in Copenhagen?

Is the world better suited for a climate agreement than it was in 2009?

Drought May Stunt Forests’ Ability to Capture Carbon

A new study shows that droughts are harming forests' ability to store carbon and mitigate climate change.

U.S. Private Sector Vows To Ante Up On Climate Finance

Some of the biggest U.S. corporate names offered billions of dollars in green financing pledges on Monday.

Are Countries Obligated to Fend Off Climate Change?

Here’s what a Dutch court's speedy emissions ruling could mean for the rest of the world.

New Grants Fund Research for Underseas Carbon Storage

The federal government is spending $12 million on carbon capture and storage research.

Recession Caused U.S. Emissions Drop, Study Says

A new study finds that the recession, not natural gas use, caused carbon emissions to drop.

EU Climate Chief Says “No Plan B” for Paris Climate Talks

EU Climate Chief Miguel Cañete urges world leaders to force their ministers to agree a deal.

Gap Seen Between Federal Climate Policy, Coal Leasing

Public land open for coal mining in the West has not been affected by federal climate policies.

States Cut Power Plant Emissions Ahead of New EPA Rule

Forty-two states are cutting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants ahead of a new EPA rule.

Study: Warming Leads to Longer Flights, More Emissions

Climate change could increase airline flight times across the globe, increasing emissions.

Local Actions Could Make Up Shortfall in Emissions Cuts

A new report says local action is among measures that could make up a shortfall in emissions cuts.

Mountaintop Coal Falls As Renewables, Natural Gas Rise

Mountaintop removal coal mining in Appalachian states has fallen 62 percent since 2008.

Hawaii, Vermont Set Ambitious Examples for Renewables

The two states are leading the U.S. with ambitious new standards governing their electricity supplies.

The U.S., Brazil and China All Set Major Climate Goals

The U.S., Brazil and China all stepped up their climate commitments in a flurry of activity.

Supreme Court Blocks EPA Rule on Mercury Emissions

The court ruled that the EPA did not properly account for the financial impact on power plants and consumers.

EU Ministers Seek Binding Deal at Paris Climate Talks

European Union ministers are seeking an ambitious, durable and legally binding deal to curb global warming.

Action on Climate Key to Global Health, Reports Say

New reports suggest taking action on climate change would also have considerable public health benefits.

Climate Aid Key to Paris Deal, Says Amber Rudd

U.K.’s energy secretary and lead negotiator says financial package for developing countries absolutely essential for global agreement on car…