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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.

Sunny Side East: Solar Takes Off in Eastern U.S.

North Carolina is overtaking California for most utility-scale solar farms being developed.

Here’s Where Ocean Acidification Will Hit the U.S. Hardest

Ocean acidification is coming for your shellfish, but its impacts will be far from even across the U.S.

Ocean Acidification, Now Watchable in Real Time

Scientists have developed a satellite technique to capture a near real-time view of ocean acidification.

Cameron, Clegg, and Miliband Sign Joint Climate Pledge

Three party leaders make cross-party declaration to tackle climate change in a rare show of unity.

Can Grains of the Past Help Us Weather Future Storms?

Combining science with traditional knowledge, researchers turn to ancient rice as a source of climate resilience.

Climate Talks Draw Praise, Herald Hard Slog Ahead

Climate negotiations held in Geneva this week were civil, but it's unclear whether they were helpful.

Climate, Satellite Gaps are Risky Business for Feds

Climate change and a looming satellite gap pose some of the biggest risks to the U.S. government.

Geoengineering Holds Promise; Solutions Not Ready

Geoengineering offers solutions and risks but reducing emissions is still the best way to address climate change.

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