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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.

Three Ways The West Can Adapt To Drought

As temperatures rise, droughts will worsen across the American West. Here's how to adapt.

When Climate Science Clashes With Real-World Policy

Climate scientists and planners speak different languages, jeopardizing adaptation efforts.

UK Sees Biggest Drop in Emissions Since 1990

Greenhouse gas emissions fell 8 percent, while renewable energy rose to a record high.

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.

Power Plant Rules Could Unite States On Climate Action

More than 80 percent of states are mulling collaborations to help them meet power plant climate rules.

Urban Sprawl, Cars Hamper Cities’ Best Efforts on CO2

Dense, older cities are seeing their per-capita vehicle CO2 emissions fall faster than other U.S. cities.

Obama Announces Plan to Train 75,000 Solar Workers

The federal government plans to train 75,000 solar workers by 2020, and many will be veterans.

U.S. Submits Climate Plan as Paris Pact Taking Shape

The next international climate pact is taking shape, and the U.S. and EU are leading the way.

Investments in Renewables Herald ‘Paradigm Shift’

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

Canada Pushes Ahead with Alternatives to Keystone XL

No matter the fate of Keystone XL, many other pipelines could transport Canadian tar sands oil to refineries.

Media Contributing to ‘Hope Gap’ on Climate Change

Research suggests media focuses on doom and gloom of climate change, rarely on possible fixes.

Two Maps Show Countries’ Plans For CO2 Pledges

New maps show the plans of countries to deal with their CO2 emissions ahead of international climate negotiations.

Deforestation Slowing, But Forests Are Breaking Down

Pollution from deforestation is slowing down, but degradation is worsening in forests that still remain.

California, Quebec Teaming Up On Climate Change

California and Quebec's cap-and-trade programs have been linked, making climate action cheaper.

Include Climate Change in Disaster Planning, FEMA Says

States that fail to consider climate change in emergency planning won't qualify for some FEMA grants.

Climate Change on International Disaster Talks Agenda

Climate change is slated to play a more prominent role in international disaster talks than ever before.

Will Natural Gas Dim Solar’s Shine?

As natural gas booms, renewable energy proponents wonder if it will hurt or help solar power.

Southern California’s Fog Falls Victim to Concrete

Urbanization in southern California is reducing the region's fogginess, further drying the parched state.

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