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‘Oldest Living Things in the World’ Tell a Tale of Climate

A photo project of the world's oldest living things contains a powerful climate message.

U.S. State Department Delays Keystone XL Decision

The U.S. State Department delayed its decision on the approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline.

Major Greenhouse Gas Reductions Needed by 2050: IPCC

IPCC report's last installment says major shift to renewable energy needed to limit CO2 emissions.

Can Business Break Impasse on Climate Action?

Government and media may be too distrusted to deliver urgent warnings about climate change, panel says.

Wind, Solar Energy Driving Electricity Storage Technology

Wind, solar and other renewable energy sources are driving the development of electricity storage technology.

Why California’s Drought Isn’t Going Anywhere

California is in the grip of a crushing drought that will last through the dry season, straining water reserves.

Utilities Disagree On How EPA Should Regulate Emissions

Utilities disagree about how EPA should regulate greenhouse gas emissions from electric power plants.

Cheap Solar Power Pushes Renewables Growth Worldwide

A new report from the United Nations and Bloomberg shows renewables are gaining market share globally.

Heidi Cullen Talks IPCC on Face the Nation

Climate Central's Heidi Cullen talked about the latest IPCC report on Face the Nation on Sunday.

Climate Central’s Heidi Cullen on Face the Nation

On Sunday, Heidi Cullen will appear on Face the Nation to discuss the latest IPCC report.

Mind the Fracking Data Gap, Study Says

New study analyzes the gap in the understanding of health and environmental impacts of fracking.

IPCC Says Climate Change is Here, World Needs to Adapt

The latest IPCC report says climate change impacts are already occurring and will worsen without adaptation.

Fracking Boosts U.S. Oil to 10 Percent of Global Supply

Fracking for "tight" oil has made U.S. crude 10 percent of total global oil supply.

Drilling, Fracking Efficiency Fuels Oil and Gas Boom

Advances in drilling technology mean more oil and more gas being produced more efficiently in the U.S.

North Dakota Gas Flaring Doubles, Pumping CO2 Into Air

North Dakota oil drillers have doubled the amount of natural gas they waste by flaring since 2011.

White House Brings Together Big Data & Climate Change

White House releases first piece of its Climate Data Initiative, which makes big data readily accessible.

Wood Burning for Home Heating Trendy in Northeast

Burning wood for home heating is becoming a trend in the Northeast as home heating fuel costs rise.

GAO: Climate Change Threatens Energy Infrastructure

New GAO report exposes myriad climate change threats to U.S. energy infrastructure.

Austin a ‘Poster Child’ for Urban Wildfire Threat

As the Texas drought wears on, Austin has become a "poster child" for living with a new threat of urban wildfire.

NY State Expects All Utilities to Prep for Climate Change

NY utilities commission now expects all utilities to prepare for the ravages of climate change.


It’s Official: 2012 is Hottest U.S. Year on Record A snapshot of how 2012 stacks up against the five other warmest years ever recorded in the U.S.