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U.S. Emissions, Economic Growth Headed Toward Divorce

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

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.

Clean Energy Seeing Global ‘Renaissance’

Cheap oil and increasingly cheap renewables are ushering in an era of abundant energy.

New York’s Smart Grid Research May Shape U.S.

New York State is creating a smart grid research lab to help integrate renewables into the electric power grid.

More CO2 = More Pollen

If CO2 emissions continue at the current pace, pollen counts are projected to nearly double by 2060.

U.S. Leads Global Oil and Gas Production for Third Year

For the third year, the U.S. produced more crude oil and natural gas than any other country in the world in 2014.

Can Climate Scientists Make A Difference by Not Flying?

It won't have a big climate impact, but climate scientists cutting back on air travel could have huge symbolic value.

Hydropower Could be Risky Bet in Warming World

As investments in wind and solar climb, backing major hydropower projects may be risky in a warming world.

Investments in Renewables Herald ‘Paradigm Shift’

Global renewables investments increased 17 percent in 2014 as solar and wind costs fell dramatically.

Canada Pushes Ahead with Alternatives to Keystone XL

No matter the fate of Keystone XL, many other pipelines could transport Canadian tar sands oil to refineries.

The West Coast Is in Hot Water

Warm Pacific temperatures affect everything from sea lions to plankton and are a sign of things to come.

Scientists Have Mixed Opinions on Flat CO2 Emissions

Scientists have mixed opinions about whether stagnant global energy-related CO2 emissions are a trend.

‘Green’ Diesel Fuel Use Plummets in U.S.

U.S. biodiesel and "green" diesel imports declined in 2014 after setting records in 2013.

Climate Change on International Disaster Talks Agenda

Climate change is slated to play a more prominent role in international disaster talks than ever before.

Cities Could Be Ideal for Utility-Scale Solar Plants

Cities may be ideal for major solar power development, though they're often overlooked, a new study says.

Public Lands May Be America’s Best Climate Defense

National forests, parks and other public lands play a major role in America's defense against climate change.

Four Countries Eclipse EU Renewable Goals Early

Four European Union countries have already surpassed their 2020 clean energy goals.

Artificial Photosynthesis Closer to Boosting Renewables

Caltech scientists think they have made another step toward creating energy from artificial photosynthesis.

Sao Paulo’s Reservoirs Feel Pinch of Failed Wet Season

Drought in southeast Brazil take its toll on Sao Paulo's largest reservoir system for the third straight year.

Climate Change a ‘Contributing Factor’ in Syrian Conflict

Climate change upped the odds of drought in Syria that directly preceded civil unrest and the rise of ISIS.

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Washington, DC: July Days Over 90 Degrees By mid-century in Washington, DC, the the sweltering heat of July 2010 may be thought of as cooler-than-average conditions

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