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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.

The U.S., Brazil and China All Set Major Climate Goals

The U.S., Brazil and China all stepped up their climate commitments in a flurry of activity.

Google to Convert Coal Power Plant to Data Center

Technology company says it will open 14th data center that will be powered with 100 percent renewable energy.

Three Ways The World’s Power Mix Is About To Change

The world is about see big changes in power generation. Here's what you need to know.

African Utility Companies Struggle to Stay On the Grid

Sub-Saharan Africa needs a more reliable energy supply. The way it chooses to meet that need will affect the entire planet.

States See Renewable Future in Offshore Wind Farms

Developers and government officials are optimistic offshore wind farms could spread along U.S. coastlines.

Big Batteries, Energy Storage Key to Renewables’ Future

Experts say utility-sized batteries will help make renewable energy a bigger part of the U.S. power grid.

New Research Projects Could Revitalize Nuclear Power

The U.S. Department of Energy is betting that $60 million in research could breathe new life into nuclear energy.

With Record Boost, UK Leads Europe in Solar Power

UK leads European solar energy expansion to help renewables overtake output of nuclear power.

G7 Carbon Goal May Come Too Late, Scientists Say

Leading climate scientists say the G7's decarbonization goal may be too little, too late.

G7 Leaders: World Needs to Phase Out Carbon Emissions

The G7 leaders have committed to decarbonizing the world's economy by 2100 but with a few caveats.

Climate Plan Will Transform How You Get Your Electricity

Four things to know about how the Clean Power Plan will change how you get electricity.

Clean Energy Seen as Opening for Developing Countries

French president says chance for poorer countries to skip fossil fuels and go straight to renewable energy is akin to mobile phone revolution…

In Stunning Reversal, ‘Big Oil’ Asks for Carbon Price

In a stunning reversal of years after years of obstructionism, oil companies are asking for a price on carbon.

Report: U.S. Can Make Good on Climate Pledge — Barely

A new report says the U.S. can just make its climate goal, but more needs to be done.

America’s Future Has Wind in its Sails

Two U.S. Dept. of Energy maps show how wind power will grow across the U.S. by 2050.

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Winter Precipitation Trends A graphical look at how winter precipitation is trending across the U.S.

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