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EU Agrees to Fast-Track Paris Climate Deal

The 2015 Paris deal aims guide a radical shift of the world economy away from fossil fuels — and it's almost ready.

Greenhouse Gases From Reservoirs Fuel Climate Change

Reservoirs are responsible for 1.3 percent of global man-made greenhouse gas emissions, a study says.

Appeals Court Mulls Challenge to Clean Power Plan

The legal challenge to the Clean Power Plan was argued in federal appeals court on Tuesday.

Clean Power Plan Faces Appeals Court Showdown

Legal challenges to the Clean Power Plan will be argued in a federal appeals court Tuesday.

America’s Climate Plan Falls Short of its Promises

If America wants to keep its promises to the world, it will need to clamp down more on pollution.

UN Climate Pact Moves Closer to Taking Effect

A slew of documents filed on Wednesday pushed the new UN climate treaty closer to taking effect.

UN Expects 20 Nations to Join Paris Pact Next Week

At least 20 countries have indicated they will join the Paris climate agreement at a United Nations event on Sept. 21.

CO2, Climate Change Seen As Waste Disposal Challenge

Some scientists are increasingly looking at global warming as a waste disposal problem.

The Surprising Link Between Tapirs and Climate Change

New studies suggest that protecting tapirs is key to preserving carbon storage in rain forests.

Obama Administration Unveils Vision for Offshore Wind

The federal government on Friday unveiled its vision for wind farms off of nearly every U.S. coastline.

Here’s What China, U.S. Just Committed to on Climate

With key documents filed Saturday by China and U.S., the UN climate pact may take effect this year.

Federal Rule Set to Speed Renewables on Public Lands

The Obama administration is expected to finalize a rule this fall aiming to fast-track renewables on federal land.

Natural Gas Emissions to Surpass Those of Coal in 2016

Carbon dioxide emissions from burning natural gas for electricity in the U.S. are set to surpass those from burning coal.

One Glorious Map Shows the Future of Animal Migrations

Climate change is turning up the heat on animals. This map shows the pathways they'll likely follow to survive.

California’s New Climate Rules, Explained

A progressive culture and Silicon Valley-style innovation turned California into a climate leader.

Climate Central’s ‘Pulp Fiction’ a Finalist for 2 Awards

Climate Central's groundbreaking series, Pulp Fiction, was named as a finalist for two national awards.

Key Program in Doubt as California Climate Bill Approved

California inches closer to new climate rules, but doubts grow over its cap-and-trade program.

Legal Doubts Over California’s Cap-and-Trade Program

California's cap-and-trade program is in legal doubt, but state officials are publicly ignoring the problem.

How a Volcano Hid the Acceleration of Sea Level Rise

The 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines affected global temperatures and sea levels.

Europe Aims to Close Loophole on Wood Energy

Europeans are working to close a loophole in their climate rules that promotes harmful wood energy.

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