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Global Power Sector Emissions to Peak in 2026

Despite gains, emissions will still be above levels agreed to under the Paris climate agreement.

The U.S. Hit a Wind and Solar Power Milestone in March

Ten percent of all electricity generated in the U.S. in March came from wind and solar power — a first.

Drop in Renewable Costs Leads to Record Global Boost

Falling solar and wind prices have led to new power deals even as investments decline in renewables.

World’s First Commercial CO2 Capture Plant Goes Live

The world's first commercial direct carbon capture plant is set to begin operations near Zurich this week.

Budget Guts U.S. Carbon Capture, Storage Research

The White House's proposed 2018 budget slashes funding for federal carbon capture and storage programs.

Larson Talks Climate-Friendly Cars on Weather Channel

New research shows electric cars emit more greenhouse gases than hybrids in some states.

Coal Use Declining in the U.S.

Here's how the decline in coal use is linked to climate-friendly cars.

White House Budget Aims to Kill ‘Crazy’ Climate Science

The White House's 2018 budget targets federal climate science, regulations.

Focus on Carbon Removal a ‘High-Stakes Gamble’

Don't bet the future of the climate on negative emissions technology, Stanford University scientists say.

Indian Solar Prices Hit New Low, Undercutting Fossil Fuels

Plummeting wholesale prices put the country on track to meet its renewable energy targets.

Climate, Energy Programs Get Budget Reprieve

A federal budget deal for the rest of 2017 leaves most climate and science programs intact.

First U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Shutters Diesel Power Plant

America's first offshore wind farm just shuttered a diesel electric power plant in Rhode Island.

100 Days of Climate

Over Trump's first 100 days, we're going to show what science tells us about our warming world.

Environmental Rules Played Minor Role in Coal’s Decline

Environmental regulations played a small role in the coal industry's decline, a Columbia University report says.

How Trump’s Monuments Review Could Impact Climate

The Trump administration will recommend to Congress ways it can shrink or abolish national monuments.

The Energy Dept. Website Shifts Focus to the Economy

References to greenhouse gases and reducing petroleum have been deleted in favor of the economy.

A Cooler Future May Hinge on Removing CO2 From the Air

Removing carbon dioxide from the air may be the most effective way to meet the globe's ambitious climate goals.

Electricity’s Carbon Footprint in U.S. Shrinks, Sets Record

U.S. energy-related carbon pollution fell in 2016, part of a decade-long trend as utilities use less coal.

Is Trump Embracing Offshore Wind?

The Trump administration seems to be quietly embracing offshore wind power and its economic potential.

Energy Dept. Scrubs Paris Agreement From Climate Page

The expunging of climate information from government websites continues to march forward.

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Dead Zones: Warming Oceans Hold Less Oxygen Warming waters are decreasing oxygen in the oceans, creating dead zones for marine plants and animals.

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