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UK Forecasters: More Warming in Store Over Next 5 Years

The latest five-year climate forecast from the U.K. Met Office expects global temperatures to continue to rise.

The Shum Show: Snow Time Like the Present

A blizzard, aptly dubbed #blizzard2016, sure took the East Coast by storm last week.

Europe Probes Wood Energy Market, Climate Impacts

American manufacturers complained that U.K. subsidies for wood pellets are pushing up their costs.

Coal Slides to New Low As Source of Electricity

The amount of electricity generated from coal in the U.S. slid to its lowest level since the 1970s in November.

Winters Are Getting Warmer

Winters are warming across the country overall, most rapidly in the Upper Midwest.

The Coldest Days of Winter in One Map

The U.S. just passed the midpoint of meteorological winter.

Coal Moratorium Turns Spotlight to Oil, Gas Leases

A federal coal leasing review has brought new attention to oil and gas leasing on public lands.

Study: Grid For Renewables Key to Cutting Emissions

Carbon emissions could be dramatically cut with a new power grid based on renewables, a new study says.

New Rules Would Cut Methane Vented on Public Lands

The federal government is proposing new rules for cutting methane emissions on public and tribal lands.

This Winter Storm Could Set Coastal Flood Records

Sure there's going to be a lot of snow, but coastal flooding is also a major concern with this weekend's storm.

China’s Coal Use Declines As Electricity Demand Falls Flat

The decline may help the country’s greenhouse gas emissions peak a decade earlier than expected.

Citing Climate Change, Obama Halts Federal Coal Leasing

The Obama administration has temporarily halted coal leasing on federal lands to address climate change.

Warming Could Mean Major Thaw For Alaska Permafrost

Global warming could cause major thawing of permafrost in the North Slope of Alaska, which could release methane.

States’ Electricity Goals Have Limited Reach: Study

A Berkeley National Laboratory report shows state electricity goals making a small dent in U.S. carbon emissions.

Gulf of Maine Fishermen Face Warming ‘Double Whammy’

The Gulf of Maine could warm three times faster than other parts of the ocean, harming cod populations.

Lingering El Niño Could Mean Fewer Tornadoes This Year

Scientists have published their latest tornado season forecast and El Niño could have a big impact.

Solar Job Boom Continues As Prices Spur Demand

The solar power industry continued its hiring spree in 2015, growing 12 times faster than overall U.S. employment.

Here’s How Software Could Save Salt Marshes

Computer models that help oceanside cities plan for their future also hold hope for a threatened coastal ecosystem.

Human Impact Has Pushed Earth Into the Anthropocene

A new study provides one of the strongest cases yet that the planet has entered a new geological epoch.

U.S. Coal Production Dropped to 30-Year Low in 2015

U.S. coal production in 2015 dropped to its lowest level in 30 years thanks in part to falling natural gas prices.

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Summer Temperature Trends Summer weather has been changing in ways climate scientists say are consistent with what they’d expect in a warming world.

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