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Mexico, Canada, U.S. to Make Clean Power Pledge

North America's biggest countries will try to generate half of their electricity from zero-carbon sources.

A Computer Just Changed the Coral Research Game

Reef scientists have partnered with computer scientists on a novel new tool to protect coral reefs.

Wind at China’s Back to Amp Up Its Renewables

China can tap just 10 percent of its wind resources to supply a quarter of its power by 2030.

Extreme Oil Prices May Be Costly to the Climate

Extreme high or low oil prices could prevent countries from keeping global warming from exceeding 2°C.

This Mammal Has Been Wiped Out Due to Climate Change

Scientists find no trace of the Bramble Cay melomys, a small rodent that was endemic to the Great Barrier Reef.

Rodent Threat Defeated As Delmarva Battles Rising Seas

Following a big eradication program, it's been a year since a nutria was detected on the Delmarva Peninsula.

Scientists Urge Obama to Halt Oil Leasing in the Arctic

Nearly 400 scientists are asking President Obama to halt oil and gas leasing in the Arctic Ocean.

Here’s Where Solar Energy Shines in the U.S.

Generation of electricity from solar panels depends on time of year, latitude, and atmospheric conditions.

Climate Impacts From Farming Are Getting Worse

As the energy sector starts to clean itself up, greenhouse gases released by farming continue to rise.

Melting Arctic Could Supercharge Climate Feedback Loop

Carbon dioxide could play a significant role in the climate impacts of thawing permafrost.

A Simple Idea Could Help Wildlife Survive Climate Change

Using migration corridors to link natural areas could help wildlife keep pace with climate change.

Wildfires Disrupt Oil Sands, Exposing Climate Risk

Wildfires have forced a drastic cut to oil sands production in Canada, exposing a growing climate risk.

Scientists Turn Carbon Dioxide Emissions to Stone

For the first time, carbon dioxide emissions from an electric power plant have been solidified.

Bay Area Voters Approve Tax to Fix Marshes As Seas Rise

A new $12 annual parcel tax will raise $25 million for marsh restorations in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Arctic Sea Ice Breaks May Record . . . By A Lot

Arctic sea ice shrank to its fourth-lowest level in 50 years last month, setting a new record low for May.

Scientists Seek a New Measure for Methane. Here’s Why.

Scientists say there's a problem with the way they account for methane's effect on the climate.

Easing Drought Boosts California Hydropower, For Now

The easing of California's drought has boosted the state's ability to produce hydropower.

America’s Sickest Wetlands Are in the West, EPA Finds

Three-fifths of wetlands in the West are in “poor” condition, but marsh restorations are underway.

As Disaster Risks Rise, 20 Nations Get Help to Prepare

A new program will enable 20 countries at risk to put together contingency plans for climate change.

Global Warming Threatens the World’s Special Places

The world's most special cultural and natural sites are already being ravaged by climate change.

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Antarctic Ice: What’s Going On September marks the end of winter when the sea ice that surrounds Antarctica swells to its maximum extent.

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