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Countries Pledge $10 Billion For Clean Energy Fund

World leaders took a major step this weekend toward speeding up the development of clean energy.

Global Investments in Climate Change on the Rise

Climate change investments are up 18 percent in 2014 as clean energy surges.

Interactive Map Unveils the Mystery of Wind Turbines

A new interactive USGS map provides detailed information on nearly 49,000 wind turbines across the U.S.

Where Cows and Coal Rule, So Does CO2

Per capita carbon emissions are falling, but Wyoming's are still seven times the national average.

U.K. Plans to Shutter All Coal-Fired Power Plants by 2025

The U.K. plans to close all of its coal-fired power plants by 2025 to address climate change.

G20 Spending on Fossil Fuels Dwarfs Renewables

G20 countries spend almost four times as much to prop up fossil fuel production as they do to subsidize renewables.

Shifting Gears to Cycling Would be Big Climate Boost

A shift from driving cars to cycling in big cities would become a major climate benefit.

Energy Transition Underway Ahead of Paris Climate Talks

An International Energy Agency report shows that a global transition to cleaner energy is underway.

New Fees Seen to Weaken Demand For Rooftop Solar

New fees may be chilling demand for residential rooftop solar installations in some regions.

Renewable Energy Supply to Double in Major Economies

Renewable energy supply in eight major economies will more than double by 2030.

Market Rules For Clean Power Need to Change, States Say

Regulators from California and New York say public policies should support low-carbon technologies.

Why Today Is a Critical Moment for the Clean Power Plan

The federal government's signature climate policy is now open to legal challenges.

Pulp Fiction, The Series

A Climate Central investigative series chronicling the fast-growing practice of wood burning for electricity & its impact on the climate.…

Study Sees Ecological Risks as Solar Expands

The solar power industry has been using mostly biologically diverse land for new solar plants, researchers say.

Energy Industries Invest in Contest to Recycle Emissions

The Carbon XPrize seeks a 'radical' breakthrough in technology to capture carbon emissions.

Study Sees Shortfall in Methane Emissions Estimate

A new study suggests that shale gas development may emit more methane than previously thought.

Ambitious Renewables Bill Signed Into Law in California

Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a bill requiring California to produce half its electricity from renewables by 2030.

Scientists: Offshore Wind a ‘Missed Opportunity’ in U.S.

Offshore wind development in the U.S. has proven to be a missed opportunity, a new paper says.

China Announces World’s Largest Cap and Trade Program

China announced the world's largest cap and trade program on Friday, in a step toward tackling climate change.

5 Things to Know About Climate on Public Lands Day

Climate change will likely figure heavily into lessons about the value of public lands this weekend.


2013 Hurricane Season This season was the least active since 1982 and the sixth-quietest since 1950.

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