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Study: Downpours Over Land Have Slowed Sea Level Rise

Hydrologists discovered precipitation changes that slowed down sea level rise — but the effect may be temporary.

Low Oil Prices Force Slowdown of U.S. Tar Sands Project

Low oil prices and the loss of a contractor have forced a Utah oil sands project to slow to a near halt.

Obama Confident in Climate Plan Despite Court Setback

The Supreme Court halted the Obama administration's most sweeping climate change policy on Tuesday.

West Likely to Be Stormier With Climate Change

Extreme rain and snow will hit the West Coast more often as the climate changes, scientists found.

Countries Embrace New Rules to Limit Airline Emissions

The United States and 22 other countries agree to cut airlines' emissions over the next 12 years.

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.

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Poison Ivy in a Warming World Scientists say increased CO2 emissions are making poison ivy worse.

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