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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…

Pope’s Climate Encyclical: 4 Main Points

Pope Francis' climate change encyclical has been released. Here are 4 main points from it.

States See Renewable Future in Offshore Wind Farms

Developers and government officials are optimistic offshore wind farms could spread along U.S. coastlines.

Pope Francis’ Letter on Climate Change Leaked Early

Pope Francis's much-anticipated climate change encyclical was leaked early by an Italian paper.

With Record Boost, UK Leads Europe in Solar Power

UK leads European solar energy expansion to help renewables overtake output of nuclear power.

Progress Slow at Bonn, But Climate Talks Help Build Trust

The latest round of U.N. climate talks in Bonn, Germany, helped build trust among countries.

EPA Takes Step Toward Regulating Airline Emissions

The U.S. EPA took its first steps Wednesday toward regulating greenhouse gas emissions from commercial airplanes.

G7 Carbon Goal May Come Too Late, Scientists Say

Leading climate scientists say the G7's decarbonization goal may be too little, too late.

G7 Leaders: World Needs to Phase Out Carbon Emissions

The G7 leaders have committed to decarbonizing the world's economy by 2100 but with a few caveats.

Climate Plan Will Transform How You Get Your Electricity

Four things to know about how the Clean Power Plan will change how you get electricity.

Burning Coal Is Hot; Its Warming Is Far Hotter

Global warming from burning fossil fuels can be felt within just a few months says new study.

Halfway There: Countdown to Paris Climate Talks

Paris climate talks are six months away. There's a lot of goodwill but also a lot of hurdles for a good deal.

In Stunning Reversal, ‘Big Oil’ Asks for Carbon Price

In a stunning reversal of years after years of obstructionism, oil companies are asking for a price on carbon.

Report: U.S. Can Make Good on Climate Pledge — Barely

A new report says the U.S. can just make its climate goal, but more needs to be done.

Will The West Ever Be Able To Live With Fire?

A drought-amped wildfire season will severely test the West's ability to live with an ancient threat.