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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.

Jersey Shore Eyed for Offshore Wind Farms

Waters off the Jersey Shore are being auctioned in November for offshore wind farm development.

Government to Spend Millions on Solar Power Research

The Obama administration announced more than $100 million in solar power research grants this week.

Warming Casts Shadow Over Oil Leasing on Public Lands

Climate change presents a challenge to land managers leasing public lands for oil and gas development.

Climate Change Could Put Tribes’ Electric Systems at Risk

Electric power lines and power plants on tribal lands are highly vulnerable to climate change.

Better Health a Key Benefit of Renewables, Study Says

A key benefit of burning fewer fossil fuels and building renewables is cleaner air and saved lives.

Carbon Emissions From Power Plants Hit 27-Year Low

U.S. power plants emitted less carbon dioxide in April than at any point in the prior 27 years.

White House: Efficiency Key to Tackling Climate Change

The White House on Monday announced policies designed to help homeowners act on climate change.

Price of Wind Energy Hits All-Time Low in U.S.

States hoping to increase their share of renewable energy to achieve reduction goals may get a boost from wind.

Surging Renewables Frame EPA’s Historic Climate Rules

As renewable energy growth projections rise, the EPA is raising its climate expectations.

Warming May Boost Wind Energy in Plains States

A new study suggests that warming is likely to bring favorable winds to some states' clean energy initiatives.

U.S. Private Sector Vows To Ante Up On Climate Finance

Some of the biggest U.S. corporate names offered billions of dollars in green financing pledges on Monday.

New Grants Fund Research for Underseas Carbon Storage

The federal government is spending $12 million on carbon capture and storage research.

Recession Caused U.S. Emissions Drop, Study Says

A new study finds that the recession, not natural gas use, caused carbon emissions to drop.

Renewables Outpace Nuclear in Major World Economies

Report shows renewables supply more electricity than nuclear in eight major world economies.

States Cut Power Plant Emissions Ahead of New EPA Rule

Forty-two states are cutting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants ahead of a new EPA rule.

Hawaii, Vermont Set Ambitious Examples for Renewables

The two states are leading the U.S. with ambitious new standards governing their electricity supplies.