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Global Investments in Climate Change on the Rise

Climate change investments are up 18 percent in 2014 as clean energy surges.

Paris Talks Could Improve Climate Pledges

Climate pledges submitted ahead of Paris won't do enough to slow warming, but they might improve.

Why 2015 Will Be the Hottest Year on Record

Increasing greenhouse gases are the overwhelming reason why 2015 will be the hottest year on record.

Where Cows and Coal Rule, So Does CO2

Per capita carbon emissions are falling, but Wyoming's are still seven times the national average.

The $100 Billion Climate Question

Rich counties pledged to provide $100 billion a year in climate financing for poorer ones. Where is it?

Conflict Makes Nations Vulnerable to Climate Impacts

Researchers have found that conflict makes people more vulnerable to climate impacts.

Unmitigated Climate Change to Shrink Global Economy

New study predicts that rising temperatures due to climate change will wreak havoc on economic output.

Transportation Emissions Could Be Cut in Half by 2050

Carbon emissions from the transportation sector could be halved by 2050 with two key steps.

Is Your State Prepared for Climate Change?

Each state receives a conventional letter grade to illustrate its climate change preparedness overall and for five specific hazards: heat, dro…

The Forgotten U.N. Climate Goal: 1.5°C

Island nations and others are desperate to keep global warming to less than 1.5°C, or 2.7°F.

U.K. Plans to Shutter All Coal-Fired Power Plants by 2025

The U.K. plans to close all of its coal-fired power plants by 2025 to address climate change.

Climate Matters: States At Risk

States at Risk: America’s Preparedness Report Card summarizes the changing nature of key threats and corresponding levels of preparedness in…

State-level Preparedness Report Cards

The first-ever national analysis of state level preparedness for climate-driven, weather-related threats in all 50 states.

States At Risk: America’s Preparedness Report Card

The first-ever national analysis of state level preparedness for climate-driven, weather-related threats in all 50 states.

U.S. Thirst for Oil Straining International Water Supplies

U.S. energy demand strains global water supplies in a warming world.

G20 Spending on Fossil Fuels Dwarfs Renewables

G20 countries spend almost four times as much to prop up fossil fuel production as they do to subsidize renewables.

In Turning Point, Carbon Emissions Fall Among G20

Greenhouse gas emissions per capita are falling in 11 of the Group of 20 major economies.

The Shum Show: Record Heat Across the Globe

There's record heat around the globe, and the globe as a whole is getting hot.

Paris Climate Pact Could Leave Forests Vulnerable

Efforts to foster forests and slow deforestation are being glossed over ahead of climate talks.

Shifting Gears to Cycling Would be Big Climate Boost

A shift from driving cars to cycling in big cities would become a major climate benefit.


Washington, DC: July Days Over 90 Degrees By mid-century in Washington, DC, the the sweltering heat of July 2010 may be thought of as cooler-than-average conditions

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