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Scientists Urge Obama to End Federal Coal Leasing

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

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.

2016 Is Blowing Away Global Heat Records

June 2016 was the 14th consecutive month of record heat for the globe.

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.

‘Is It Too Much to Ask to Breathe Clean Air?’

The West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project is focused on uplifting the voices of marginalized people.

Can One Polluted Island Help A Drowning Country?

Former Kiribati president says it will only be a few decades before the Kiribati people must leave their islands forever.

Trying to Save an Endangered Islands’ Cultural Heritage

Federal grants to move communities can provide families with physical land, but can they preserve a way of life?

Tanzania’s Maasai Facing Impacts of Climate Change

Africa is predicted to endure 50 percent more warming from climate change than the rest of the world.

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.

Court Decision on Climate Plan Jolts Carbon Prices

The Supreme Court's stay of the Clean Power Plan made carbon prices in the Northeast tumble.

Hotter Years, More Fires

The average number of large wildfires burning across the Western U.S. each year has tripled from the 1970s to the 2010s.

A Computer Just Changed the Coral Research Game

Reef scientists have partnered with computer scientists on a novel new tool to protect coral reefs.

Climate Change is Tipping Scales Toward More Wildfires

New analysis shows how climate change is influencing a dramatic increase in large western wildfires.

Wind at China’s Back to Amp Up Its Renewables

China can tap just 10 percent of its wind resources to supply a quarter of its power by 2030.

Extreme Oil Prices May Be Costly to the Climate

Extreme high or low oil prices could prevent countries from keeping global warming from exceeding 2°C.

Climate, Population Changes Used to Predict Diseases

Scientists say they can predict outbreaks of Ebola and Zika based on changes in climate.

Scientists Urge Obama to Halt Oil Leasing in the Arctic

Nearly 400 scientists are asking President Obama to halt oil and gas leasing in the Arctic Ocean.

Here’s Where Solar Energy Shines in the U.S.

Generation of electricity from solar panels depends on time of year, latitude, and atmospheric conditions.

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Amazon Deforestation Recent deforestation in Brazil has been rapid, causing greenhouse gas emissions.

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