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Renewables Poised for Rapid Growth Worldwide

Renewable energy is expected to be the source of about 28 percent of the world’s electricity by 2021.

Shipping Industry Mulls Modest Steps to Slow Warming

Because shipping traverses nations, it escaped direct scrutiny under the landmark Paris climate pact.

U.S. Energy Shakeup Continues as Solar Capacity Triples

Solar power capacity in the U.S. is poised to nearly triple in size in less than three years by 2017.

This is What It’s Like To Be a Young Climate Scientist

Now is one of the most interesting times in history to enter the climate science field.

Scientists Warn Negative Emissions Are a ‘Moral Hazard’

Removing carbon emissions from the atmosphere to prevent global warming is a fool’s game, scientists say.

Sandy’s Surge Was Extreme. It Could Become Normal

Sea level rise and more intense surge could make Hurricane Sandy-level flooding a generational occurrence.

Climate Change Behind Surge in Western Wildfires

Global warming is being blamed for 44 percent of the total area burned in Western forest fires since 1984.

191 Countries Strike Deal to Cut Aircraft Emissions

An agreement struck Thursday could allow airlines to grow without also growing their impact on the climate.

Landmark Paris Climate Pact to Take Effect in 30 Days

A key threshold for the Paris climate pact has been surpassed, meaning it's nearly ready to take effect.

Images Show Hurricane Matthew’s Storm Surge Potential

Storm surge could be one of Hurricane Matthew's biggest hazards along the Southeast coast.

Ethanol in U.S. Gas Tanks is Backfiring for Climate Change

Researchers say the Renewable Fuel Standard is failing to deliver on its environmental promises.

Climate Letters to the Future That Should Inspire You Now

DearTomorrow is archiving letters to the future about climate change to inspire action in the present.

Greenhouse Gases From Reservoirs Fuel Climate Change

Reservoirs are responsible for 1.3 percent of global man-made greenhouse gas emissions, a study says.

Appeals Court Mulls Challenge to Clean Power Plan

The legal challenge to the Clean Power Plan was argued in federal appeals court on Tuesday.

Clean Power Plan Faces Appeals Court Showdown

Legal challenges to the Clean Power Plan will be argued in a federal appeals court Tuesday.

What 2 Million Years of Temps Say About the Future

New findings indicate the planet could be in for nearly double the global warming as previously thought.

The Shum Show: All About Anomalies

Here's why we always talk about global temperature anomalies as opposed to actual global temperatures.

CO2, Climate Change Seen As Waste Disposal Challenge

Some scientists are increasingly looking at global warming as a waste disposal problem.

Obama Administration Unveils Vision for Offshore Wind

The federal government on Friday unveiled its vision for wind farms off of nearly every U.S. coastline.

Natural Gas Emissions to Surpass Those of Coal in 2016

Carbon dioxide emissions from burning natural gas for electricity in the U.S. are set to surpass those from burning coal.


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

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