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Drought May Stunt Forests’ Ability to Capture Carbon

A new study shows that droughts are harming forests' ability to store carbon and mitigate climate change.

U.S. Private Sector Vows To Ante Up On Climate Finance

Some of the biggest U.S. corporate names offered billions of dollars in green financing pledges on Monday.

New Grants Fund Research for Underseas Carbon Storage

The federal government is spending $12 million on carbon capture and storage research.

Recession Caused U.S. Emissions Drop, Study Says

A new study finds that the recession, not natural gas use, caused carbon emissions to drop.

Gap Seen Between Federal Climate Policy, Coal Leasing

Public land open for coal mining in the West has not been affected by federal climate policies.

States Cut Power Plant Emissions Ahead of New EPA Rule

Forty-two states are cutting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants ahead of a new EPA rule.

Study: Warming Leads to Longer Flights, More Emissions

Climate change could increase airline flight times across the globe, increasing emissions.

Here Are 10 Striking Images of Future Sea Levels

Striking before and after images shows what iconic U.S. coastal cities will look like under 25 feet of sea level rise.

Coastal Nations, Megacities Face 20 Feet of Sea Rise

New study warns 2°C of global warming will mean a world map reshaped by massive sea level rise.

Sea Levels Could Rise At Least 20 Feet

Even if the world manages to limit warming to 2°C, sea levels may still rise at least 20 feet above current heights.

Mountaintop Coal Falls As Renewables, Natural Gas Rise

Mountaintop removal coal mining in Appalachian states has fallen 62 percent since 2008.

Hawaii, Vermont Set Ambitious Examples for Renewables

The two states are leading the U.S. with ambitious new standards governing their electricity supplies.

Study: Water Use Skyrockets as Fracking Expands

Oil and gas fracking uses more and more water each year, but it varies widely from region to region.

Action on Climate Key to Global Health, Reports Say

New reports suggest taking action on climate change would also have considerable public health benefits.

Pope’s Encyclical Makes Grade in Climate Science

Pope Francis' environmental encyclical makes the climate science grade, experts say.

Pope’s Climate Encyclical: 4 Main Points

Pope Francis' climate change encyclical has been released. Here are 4 main points from it.

States See Renewable Future in Offshore Wind Farms

Developers and government officials are optimistic offshore wind farms could spread along U.S. coastlines.

National Parks Visits Could Rise and Fall as Temps Warm

As temperatures warm, national parks could see more tourists, except during the hot summer months.

Twitter Could Shape Flood Disaster Response

A novel project has researchers turning tweets into flood maps that will help disaster responders.

Pope Francis’ Letter on Climate Change Leaked Early

Pope Francis's much-anticipated climate change encyclical was leaked early by an Italian paper.

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