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U.S., Mexico, Canada to Collaborate on Climate Adaptation

The U.S., Canada and Mexico are collaborating on sharing clean energy technology and reducing emissions.

America’s Future Has Wind in its Sails

Two U.S. Dept. of Energy maps show how wind power will grow across the U.S. by 2050.

El Niño Could Bring Drought and Famine in West Africa

The global weather system that plays havoc with weather across the world could exacerbate region’s dry spell.

Kansas Takes Air Out of Wind Power Mandate

The Kansas renewable power mandate may become a victim of its own success.

Climate Change May Put Power Grid at Risk in the West

The West should "climate proof" its power grid or risk electricity shortages, a new study says.

Canada Sets Goal to Cut Emissions by 2030

Canada plans to cut its greenhouse gas emissions 30 percent below 2005 levels by 2030.

NY Fracking Report Underscores Quake, Climate Risks

New York cites climate, pollution and earthquake risks as major uncertainties swirling around fracking.

MIT: ‘Massive’ Solar Expansion Critical for Climate

Study calls for a global expansion of solar power, enough to supply about a third of the world’s electricity.

U.S. Emissions, Economic Growth Headed Toward Divorce

U.S. energy consumption, greenhouse gases and the economy are no longer growing together.

At $24 Trillion, Oceans are World’s 7th-Largest Economy

Vast economic worth of world’s oceans is declining due to pollution, climate change and overfishing.

Carbon Pricing Helping Farmers Ease Methane Pollution

The government want more farmers turning waste methane into biogas. Here's how California is helping.

White House: Upgrade Grid to Withstand Climate Change

White House report calls for billions of dollars in energy infrastructure modernization investments.

Expectations High For Climate-Changing Coolant Talks

India and China recently dropped their opposition to phasing out HFCs under the Montreal Protocol.

China Can Cut Cord on Coal (Mostly) by 2050

China could produce more than 85 percent of its electricity with renewables by 2050.

Major Changes Loom in Arctic as U.S. Leads Council

The U.S. is poised to take over the Arctic Council as major changes loom for the region.

Can Saltwater Quench Our Growing Thirst?

Researchers are fine-tuning a centuries-old concept that might be the future of quenching the world’s thirst.

Defecting from the Power Grid? Unlikely, Analysts Say

Analysts are unsure whether cheap rooftop solar will inspire businesses and homes to "defect" from the power grid.

New Studies Reveal Climate Extremes From Fire to Ice

Two new studies show how drastically CO2 has affected Earth's climate in the distant past.

Three Ways The West Can Adapt To Drought

As temperatures rise, droughts will worsen across the American West. Here's how to adapt.

When Climate Science Clashes With Real-World Policy

Climate scientists and planners speak different languages, jeopardizing adaptation efforts.

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Hurricane Scorecard The 2010 hurricane season to date, compared with an average season to date, and NOAA's outlook for the entire hurricane season.

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