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Climate Change Is Leaving Native Plants Behind

Animals and weeds are bounding up California's warming hills, while native plants are stuck in place.

The Shum Show: Snow Time Like the Present

A blizzard, aptly dubbed #blizzard2016, sure took the East Coast by storm last week.

Coal Slides to New Low As Source of Electricity

The amount of electricity generated from coal in the U.S. slid to its lowest level since the 1970s in November.

Coal Moratorium Turns Spotlight to Oil, Gas Leases

A federal coal leasing review has brought new attention to oil and gas leasing on public lands.

Study: Grid For Renewables Key to Cutting Emissions

Carbon emissions could be dramatically cut with a new power grid based on renewables, a new study says.

Warmer Indian Ocean Could Be ‘Ecological Desert’

Rapid warming in the Indian Ocean is playing an important role in reducing phytoplankton up to 20 percent.

New Rules Would Cut Methane Vented on Public Lands

The federal government is proposing new rules for cutting methane emissions on public and tribal lands.

Got Winter Storm Questions? We’ll Answer Them Here

Our Megan Martin and Greta Shum will be talking winter storm impacts live on Facebook. Join them!

China’s Coal Use Declines As Electricity Demand Falls Flat

The decline may help the country’s greenhouse gas emissions peak a decade earlier than expected.

Citing Climate Change, Obama Halts Federal Coal Leasing

The Obama administration has temporarily halted coal leasing on federal lands to address climate change.

States’ Electricity Goals Have Limited Reach: Study

A Berkeley National Laboratory report shows state electricity goals making a small dent in U.S. carbon emissions.

Gulf of Maine Fishermen Face Warming ‘Double Whammy’

The Gulf of Maine could warm three times faster than other parts of the ocean, harming cod populations.

Solar Job Boom Continues As Prices Spur Demand

The solar power industry continued its hiring spree in 2015, growing 12 times faster than overall U.S. employment.

U.S. Coal Production Dropped to 30-Year Low in 2015

U.S. coal production in 2015 dropped to its lowest level in 30 years thanks in part to falling natural gas prices.

Hydropower Said to Put Climate, Biodiversity at Risk

Dam building in tropical forests could harm the climate and biodiversity, a new study says.

Placky Talks Glacial Melt and Climate on GMA

Our chief meteorologist talks glacial melt on Good Morning America.

TransCanada Sues U.S. for Killing Keystone XL

TransCanada is suing the U.S. for $15 billion for killing the Keystone XL Pipeline.

The Conundrum of Transporting Our Goods

With 47,000 ships and 3 million trucks transporting goods, there are opportunities to reduce our impact.

2016: What to Look for in Energy and Climate

New commitments to renewables and the rippling effect of oil prices could dominate energy news in 2016.

The Biggest Energy and Climate Stories of 2015

A look at the biggest energy stories of 2015 — a year in which world leaders agreed to cut carbon emissions.