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Shifting Gears: Number of Plug-in EVs Sold in the U.S.

U.S. sales of plug-in electric cars increased by a factor of 8 from 2011 to 2016

Transportation is the Biggest Source of U.S. Emissions

Transportation recently overtook electricity generation as the biggest source of greenhouse gases in the U.S.

Breathing Fire

As climate change fuels large wildfires, the pollution they're releasing is making Americans sick and undermining decades of progress in clean…

Western Wildfires Undermining Progress on Air Pollution

Smoke pollution is leading to serious public health impacts as large wildfires across the American West become more frequent and destructive.…

Can Business Save the World from Climate Change?

A growing number of initiatives are giving corporations the resources to help achieve global climate goals.

New Findings Show How Climate Change Is Influencing India’s Farmer Suicides

Farmer suicides have disrupted India's countryside. Findings suggest climate change is playing a role.

Cities Are Already Suffering From Summer Heat. Climate Change Will Make It Worse

Cities are already suffering from the impacts of extreme heat. It'll only get worse as the climate changes.

Alphabet Turns to Molten Salt to Store Clean Energy

Alphabet has joined a growing list of technology companies developing energy storage for renewables.

A History of Global Warming, In Just 35 Seconds

Move over, temperature spiral. A new animation shows what global warming looks like in more than 100 countries.

Tesla Joins Effort to Pair Batteries With Offshore Wind

Two companies are planning to build the world's largest project combining offshore wind with electricity storage.

VW, in Settlement, to Build Electric Vehicle Stations

Volkswagen will build electric vehicle charging stations across California as part of an emissions settlement.

The Largest Wind Farm in the U.S. Is Growing in Oklahoma. It’s a Sign of the Times

A new wind farm could become the largest in the U.S. and wean states off coal-fired power plants.

New Jersey Is Cutting Food Waste to Help the Climate

New Jersey aims to shrink its climate footprint by reducing wasted food that ends up in landfills.

South Miami Just Made a Huge Rooftop Solar Decision

South Miami, Fla., has become the first city outside of California to mandate solar panels on new homes.

This Is How Climate Change Will Shift the World’s Cities

Billions of people call cities home, and they're going to get a lot hotter because of climate change.

Climate Change Will Hit the Poorest the Hardest in the U.S.

A landmark study shows that climate change will disproportionately affect poor counties in the South.

States Betting on Giant Batteries to Cut Carbon

Some states and power companies are rolling out a new weapon against fossil fuels — giant batteries.

Nuclear Decommissioning Threatens Climate Targets

Nuclear is now the largest low-carbon power source in Europe and the United States.

Climate Change Altering Droughts, Impacts Across U.S.

Climate change may be altering the characteristics and impacts of drought across the U.S.

It’s So Hot in Phoenix, Planes Can’t Take Off

Planes have been grounded in Phoenix as life-threatening heat descends across the Southwest.