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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.

Michigan Scientists See Urgency for Negative Emissions

Scientists say it is increasingly urgent to develop negative emissions technology to meet climate goals.

Artificial Leaf Turns CO2 Emissions Into Fuel

Scientists are developing an artificial leaf that can turn carbon dioxide emissions into fuel.

World Carbon Producers Face Landmark Rights Case

The Philippines calls on 47 companies to respond to allegations of human rights violations resulting from climate change.

Climate Change’s Fingerprints All Over California Wildfires

This year's wildfire season in California shows signs of influence from climate change.

Scientists Urge Obama to End Federal Coal Leasing

Scientists are calling for the Obama administration to ban coal development on federal public lands.

Weather Disasters Can Fuel War in Volatile Countries

Weather-related disasters made worse by climate change could make world peace more elusive.

EPA Finding Clears Way for Limit on Aircraft Emissions

The EPA has declared jet engine exhaust a contributor to climate change that endangers public health.

Global Economy Becoming Less Energy Intense

It takes less energy to keep the world’s businesses and industry humming today than in the past.

Local Efforts to Save Coral Reefs May Be Futile

Scientists are split over whether local safeguards can save some of the world’s most spectacular coral reefs.

Global Climate Spending Focusing on Forest Protection

A study finds that the U.S. and four other developed countries are spending billions to keep forests intact.

Stanford Collaboration: Communicating Climate Change

Climate Central partnered with Stanford University and its students on a series about communicating climate change.

Efficiency, Clean Energy Put Dent in CO2 Emissions

A new report shows electric power utilities are reducing carbon pollution that fuels climate change.

U.S. Faces Dramatic Rise in Extreme Heat, Humidity

Rising extreme heat and humidity in the U.S. cities threaten public health.

Negative Emissions Key to Meeting 2°C Threshold

Removing carbon from the atmosphere may be necessary to keep global warming from exceeding 2°C.

Developing Nations to Get ‘Tailor-Made’ Climate Advice

A global partnership aims to provide developing states with help implementing their climate action plans.

Alberta Wildfires Costliest Disaster in Canadian History

The Fort McMurray wildfire was the costliest natural disaster in Canadian history, ringing up $3.58 billion in losses.

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Geoengineering Methods These are some of the main geoengineering proposals that have been put forward by scientists and other experts.

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