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Massachusetts May Overlook Climate Impacts of Biofuels

Massachusetts is considering classifying wood pellets and other tree products as renewable energy.

Alphabet Turns to Molten Salt to Store Clean Energy

Alphabet has joined a growing list of technology companies developing energy storage for renewables.

Tesla Joins Effort to Pair Batteries With Offshore Wind

Two companies are planning to build the world's largest project combining offshore wind with electricity storage.

VW, in Settlement, to Build Electric Vehicle Stations

Volkswagen will build electric vehicle charging stations across California as part of an emissions settlement.

The Largest Wind Farm in the U.S. Is Growing in Oklahoma. It’s a Sign of the Times

A new wind farm could become the largest in the U.S. and wean states off coal-fired power plants.

New Jersey Is Cutting Food Waste to Help the Climate

New Jersey aims to shrink its climate footprint by reducing wasted food that ends up in landfills.

The World Is on the Brink of an Electric Car Revolution

A flurry of electric car news this week shows that we're about to see a huge shift in how we drive.

States Betting on Giant Batteries to Cut Carbon

Some states and power companies are rolling out a new weapon against fossil fuels — giant batteries.

Nuclear Decommissioning Threatens Climate Targets

Nuclear is now the largest low-carbon power source in Europe and the United States.

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.