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Moderately Cold Temps ‘More Deadly Than Heat Waves’

Study finds prolonged exposure to moderately cold temps kills more people than heat waves or freezing spells.

‘Paving’ the Way: First Commercial Use for Toner Waste

A new, more environmentally friendly asphalt mix containing recycled printer toner is being used on Sydney’s roads.

Monsoon Sets Up ‘Race Against the Clock’ in Nepal

In the aftermath of the Nepal earthquake, the arrival of the South Asian monsoon poses new problems.

Kansas Takes Air Out of Wind Power Mandate

The Kansas renewable power mandate may become a victim of its own success.

Take a Look at One of the First Climate Models In Action

Climate models, they just don’t make ‘em like they used to (though that might not be a bad thing).

Canada Sets Goal to Cut Emissions by 2030

Canada plans to cut its greenhouse gas emissions 30 percent below 2005 levels by 2030.

NY Fracking Report Underscores Quake, Climate Risks

New York cites climate, pollution and earthquake risks as major uncertainties swirling around fracking.

What Climate Change Sounds Like from Amazon to Arctic

A group from the Univ. of Minnesota use music to highlight the places where climate is changing most rapidly.

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.

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Countries That Set New Record Highs in 2010 More countries have set new record high temperatures in 2010 than during any other year since instrumental records began.

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