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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.

Congress’ ‘Political Theater’ Threatens Science, Climate

Dozens of GOP-sponsored bills have been introduced in Congress that seek to hamstring federal climate action.

Trump Order Targets Local Efforts to Adapt to Warming

President Trump's executive order also targets local efforts to adapt to climate change.

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.

Justice Dept. Moves Swiftly to Back Trump Climate Order

President Trump's climate order and swift federal efforts to implement it contrasted with his bungled travel ban.

China, EU Reaffirm Climate Action After Trump Retreats

China and the EU are rallying around global climate action as President Trump moves to undo Obama-era plans.

Long Legal Battles Ahead Over Trump’s Climate Order

Environmentalists and some states may spend years battling President Trump over his climate rule rollbacks.

Trump Moves to Dismantle U.S. Climate Rules

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

Trump’s Executive Order is Out of Step With Americans

Polling shows that President Trump's climate actions aren't in line with most Americans' opinions.

Communities Retreat as Oceans Swell, Coasts Erode

New research highlights an emerging migration crisis that’s worsening with global warming.

In Race to Curb Climate Change, Cities Outpace Nations

Cities from Sydney to Oslo are setting more ambitious targets to cut climate change than their nations.

Uncertainty Abounds Around Climate Science Funding

The President's budget blueprint was scant on details to potential cuts to climate science funding.

Polluters Could ‘More Easily’ Commit Crimes Under Cuts

Trump's budget proposal would reduce funding for the EPA’s enforcement office by $129 million.

Budget Proposal Would Hamper Climate Efforts Abroad

Trump's budget would hamper efforts abroad to slow global warming, especially by poorer countries.

Trump Budget Blueprint Eviscerates Energy Programs

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

Stockholm’s Mayor is Taking on Climate Change

Around the world, cities are increasingly at the forefront of action to curb climate change.

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.

NOAA Sea Grant Cut Could Slow Climate Adaptation

President Trump may seek to eliminate NOAA's Sea Grant program, "an outsized leader in coastal adaptation."

Congress Targets Species Act and Its Climate Benefits

Congress is considering legislation that could weaken the Endangered Species Act.

Maldives Switches From Climate Threat to Mass Tourism

The Maldives government says super resorts will create the money needed to adapt to climate change.

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Fall Precipitation Trends Fall precip has changed since the early 1970s, but unlike fall temperatures, the changes form more of a patchwork story.

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