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Environmental Rules Played Minor Role in Coal’s Decline

Environmental regulations played a small role in the coal industry's decline, a Columbia University report says.

How Trump’s Monuments Review Could Impact Climate

The Trump administration will recommend to Congress ways it can shrink or abolish national monuments.

U.S. Vulnerable to Worst of Extreme Sea Rise

NOAA’s extreme sea level rise scenario would leave many American coastal cities almost completely submerged.

Extreme Sea Level Rise and the Stakes for America

The impacts of this extreme sea level rise scenario would be devastating.

Climate Change Altering the Arctic Faster Than Expected

Climate change is rapidly pushing the Arctic into a new and less stable state.

Pollution From Canada’s Oil Sands May Be Underreported

A new study shows air pollution from Canada's oil sands could be 4 times higher than previously reported.

China, India Become Climate Leaders as West Falters

As rich countries have foundered, India and China have emerged as global leaders in tackling warming.

100 Days of Climate: Week 14

Over Trump's first 100 days, we're going to show what science tells us about our warming world.

This App Shows What Sea Level Rise Will Do

After Ice is a new app that uses augmented reality to make the impacts of sea level rise clearer.

A Cooler Future May Hinge on Removing CO2 From the Air

Removing carbon dioxide from the air may be the most effective way to meet the globe's ambitious climate goals.

Rising Global Temperatures and CO2

The amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has a strong correlation with rising temperatures.

Scientists: Get Used to Wildfires in a Warming World

Communities across the West will have to adapt to living with the ever-increasing threat of wildfires.

Early Heat Wave Bakes India, Sign of What’s to Come

Heat waves have set in early in northern India. They are expected to become more common with warming.

Carbon Emissions Factor Into Major Oil Sands Shakeup

Major oil companies, feeling pressure from low oil prices and global climate policy, are fleeing Canada's oil sands.

Electricity’s Carbon Footprint in U.S. Shrinks, Sets Record

U.S. energy-related carbon pollution fell in 2016, part of a decade-long trend as utilities use less coal.

Americans Used A Lot Less Coal in 2016; Here’s Why

Coal use in the U.S. fell 9 percent in 2016, even as the Trump administration seeks a coal industry revival.

The Climate Could Hit a State Unseen in 50 Million Years

The world is on track to reach an ominous carbon dioxide milestone by mid-century.

Calif. Snowpack Healthy Again, but Warming Looms Large

California finally has a healthy mountain snowpack, but as temperatures continue to rise, that could change in the future.

Removal of Energy ‘Burdens’ Could Have Huge Impacts

President Trump's executive order on energy calls for the removal of "burdens" to domestic energy use.

Trump Moves to Dismantle U.S. Climate Rules

President Trump signed an executive order Tuesday aiming to overturn federal climate policies.

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Frost Free Season is Getting Longer All regions of the continental U.S. have seen the frost-free season grow longer.

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