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States Betting on Giant Batteries to Cut Carbon

Some states and power companies are rolling out a new weapon against fossil fuels — giant batteries.

Climate Change Altering Droughts, Impacts Across U.S.

Climate change may be altering the characteristics and impacts of drought across the U.S.

Atlantic Oil Surveys Could Kill Food Used By Fisheries

The tiny animals that provide food for fisheries face big threats from airguns used in oil surveys.

Desert Basins Could Hold ‘Missing’ Carbon Sinks

Deserts across the globe may contain some of the world’s “missing” carbon sinks.

Sharp Uptick in Wildfires Strains Great Plains Agencies

The number of large wildfires burning up swaths of the Great Plains rose 350 percent during 30 years.

The U.S. Hit a Wind and Solar Power Milestone in March

Ten percent of all electricity generated in the U.S. in March came from wind and solar power — a first.

A GOP Congressman Is Forging Ahead on Climate Action

Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., is laying the groundwork for federal bipartisan climate action down the road.

U.S. Left as ‘Footnote’ in G7 Climate Talks

World leaders expressed "deep disappointment" with the U.S. decision to withdraw from the Paris climate pact.

There’s a New Way the U.S. Is Committing to Paris

America's Pledge is part of a growing effort by local governments to meet the U.S. Paris Agreement goals.

Protecting Ocean Waters Will Aid Climate Adaptation

Protecting open ocean from industrial uses is key to addressing climate change, a new study says.

State and Corporate Climate Action Just Got Serious

More than 1,200 businesses and states have reaffirmed their commitment to the Paris climate agreement.

New York Boardwalk Shows Climate Adaptation Costs

Beachgoers are flip-flopping along a rebuilt boardwalk that reflects a coastal reimagination underway.

Fact-Checking Trump: Coal Mines Open, Prospects Bleak

The coal industry faces a bleak future despite small coal mine openings touted by President Trump on Thursday.

Trump’s Base the Big Winner from Paris Withdrawal

Trump’s decision to quit the Paris agreement handed a symbolic victory to his nationalist supporters.

Trump Broke With 194 Countries on the Paris Climate Pact

President Trump has announced plans to pull the U.S. out of the world's landmark climate agreement.

World’s First Commercial CO2 Capture Plant Goes Live

The world's first commercial direct carbon capture plant is set to begin operations near Zurich this week.

Bipartisan Bill Introduced to Fix Neighborhood Floods

As high tides caused flooding this week, federal legislation was introduced to protect neighborhoods.

Budget Guts U.S. Carbon Capture, Storage Research

The White House's proposed 2018 budget slashes funding for federal carbon capture and storage programs.

NOAA Forecasts Busy Hurricane Season for Atlantic

Above-average hurricane activity is expected in Atlantic this hurricane season, despite a potential El Niño.

Electric Cars Becoming Popular As Grid Gets Greener

Electric car owners in Tennessee view climate benefits as nice extras — not as key selling points.

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More Lake-Effect Snow As the U.S. and globe have warmed, lake-effect snowfall amounts have been on the rise.

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