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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.

Americans Used A Lot Less Coal in 2016; Here’s Why

Coal use in the U.S. fell 9 percent in 2016, even as the Trump administration seeks a coal industry revival.

New Technologies Shrink Wastewater’s Carbon Footprint

Communities looking to reduce fossil fuel use find opportunity in energy-hogging treatment plants.

Removal of Energy ‘Burdens’ Could Have Huge Impacts

President Trump's executive order on energy calls for the removal of "burdens" to domestic energy use.

Jobs in Wind Energy in 2016

Wind energy is powering a job boom across the U.S.

Wind Power Cuts CO2

An increase in wind power is slowing the increase of CO2 into the atmosphere.

This is Where the Wind Blows in the U.S.

Wind, especially in Texas and the Plains, is helping power the U.S.

Trump Moves to Dismantle U.S. Climate Rules

President Trump signed an executive order Tuesday aiming to overturn federal climate policies.

Trump Budget Blueprint Eviscerates Energy Programs

The White House’s proposed budget forcefully kicks many federal climate-related energy programs to the curb.

Climate-Friendly Energy Star Program Could be Cut

The Energy Star program is as much a climate program as it is an energy savings program.

Senate Mulls ‘Kill Switch’ for Obama Methane Rule

Congress could use a rarely-invoked law to permanently kill an Obama-era methane emissions regulation.

This is What 4 Million Solar Panels Look Like From Space

China is home to the world's largest solar farm. It looks pretty spectacular from space.