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Paris Talks Could Improve Climate Pledges

Climate pledges submitted ahead of Paris won't do enough to slow warming, but they might improve.

What’s There to be Thankful for in Climate News?

Find out on the Shum Show with Climate Central's Multimedia Journalism Fellow, Greta Shum.

Where Cows and Coal Rule, So Does CO2

Per capita carbon emissions are falling, but Wyoming's are still seven times the national average.

The $100 Billion Climate Question

Rich counties pledged to provide $100 billion a year in climate financing for poorer ones. Where is it?

2° Challenge: Try to Avoid Disastrous Climate Change

Take the quiz to see if you can stop warming short of 2°C, a threshold world leaders agree we don’t want to cross.

Conflict Makes Nations Vulnerable to Climate Impacts

Researchers have found that conflict makes people more vulnerable to climate impacts.

Unmitigated Climate Change to Shrink Global Economy

New study predicts that rising temperatures due to climate change will wreak havoc on economic output.

Is Your State Prepared for Climate Change?

Each state receives a conventional letter grade to illustrate its climate change preparedness overall and for five specific hazards: heat, dro…

The Forgotten U.N. Climate Goal: 1.5°C

Island nations and others are desperate to keep global warming to less than 1.5°C, or 2.7°F.

U.K. Plans to Shutter All Coal-Fired Power Plants by 2025

The U.K. plans to close all of its coal-fired power plants by 2025 to address climate change.

State-level Preparedness Report Cards

The first-ever national analysis of state level preparedness for climate-driven, weather-related threats in all 50 states.

States At Risk: America’s Preparedness Report Card

The first-ever national analysis of state level preparedness for climate-driven, weather-related threats in all 50 states.

U.S. Thirst for Oil Straining International Water Supplies

U.S. energy demand strains global water supplies in a warming world.

Paris Climate Pact Could Leave Forests Vulnerable

Efforts to foster forests and slow deforestation are being glossed over ahead of climate talks.

Shifting Gears to Cycling Would be Big Climate Boost

A shift from driving cars to cycling in big cities would become a major climate benefit.

Energy Transition Underway Ahead of Paris Climate Talks

An International Energy Agency report shows that a global transition to cleaner energy is underway.

Paris Pact May Hinge on ‘Loss and Damage’ Dispute

Vulnerable countries want financial help from rich ones to cope with climate change disasters.

New Fees Seen to Weaken Demand For Rooftop Solar

New fees may be chilling demand for residential rooftop solar installations in some regions.

Obama Administration Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline

President Obama said Friday that the pipeline would not serve the national interest of the United States.

50 Years After Warning, No Debate in Paris on the Science

U.N. negotiators will have a lot of disputes to worry about in Paris — climate science is not one of them.


Spring Temperature Trends Nationwide, spring has warmed an average of 1.9°F since 1970.

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