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Report: Prevent Climate Effects by Fixing World Economy

Reducing emissions can generate better growth than old high-carbon model, says co-author of report, Lord Stern.

The $90 Trillion Climate-Stabilizing Cookbook

A new report shows how the world could become wealthier by spending more on clean energy infrastructure.

Tropical Dams an Underestimated Methane Source

New data supports the idea that methane emissions from hydroelectric dams outweigh the benefits.

China Works Toward Kicking its Coal Habit

The world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter might be getting serious about kicking its coal habit.

Wind, Solar Boosting Investment in Power Lines

Wind and solar power are helping to drive major new investment in electric power transmission lines in the U.S.

Can Birds Be Protected From Huge Solar Plants?

Bird deaths have stoked legal action that could challenge half a dozen solar plants planned in Calif. and Ariz.

Wind Turbine Syndrome? Courts Aren’t Buying It

Neighbors who complain about the health effects of wind farms almost always lose in court.

See Power Plants Most Vulnerable to Flooding

A new mapping tool shows how floods could drown some of the nation’s most critical power plants.

6 Degrees: Star Wars, Energy Ranks, Cool Pics & More

Find out what you missed in climate news this week in our 6 Degrees weekly roundup.

Renewables Revolution Could be in Management, Not Tech

Renewables revolution over the next decade may exist in how power is managed, not in new technology.

6 Degrees: Costly Weather, Drought, Fires and the Heat

Extreme weather dominates the top climate stories that happened this week and there's a quiz too.

So You Think You Know Renewables? Take the Quiz

Though renewables have advanced since they were invented, it might surprise how long they've been around.

U.S. Public Lands Fading As Fossil Fuels Source

Fossil fuels are shifting away from national forests and other public lands because of coincidence of geology.

New Report Outlines ‘Pathways’ to Cut CO2 Emissions

There are pathways to reduce CO2 emissions and meet a key climate target but time is running out.

Basis for EPA Clean Power Plan Cuts a ‘Mystery’

The biggest CO2 emitter won’t need to make the biggest emissions cuts under the EPA's Clean Power Plan.

UK and Germany Break Records for Solar Power

In the recent weeks, Britain and Germany have broken records for generating solar electricity.

Texas Breaks Wind Power Production Record

Texas' wind farms set a record in March for the most wind power the state has ever produced.

New Energy Maps Show 4 Cool Things About Renewables

The new U.S. Energy Mapping System shows four really cool things about renewables in the U.S.

Clean Power Plan Exempts Major CO2 Emitters

The Clean Power Plan may allow some coal-fired power plants to operate without having to slash CO2.

Renewables as Tourist Attractions? Only in Germany

A guidebook selling well in Germany details 200 renewable energy sites it thinks will appeal to tourists.

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The Age of Man: A New Geologic Epoch Scientists think the past 250 years represent the beginning of a new geologic era, marked by human influence around the planet.