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The Widespread Climate Benefits of Trees

Trees have widespread climate benefits, from lowering cooling costs to reducing our carbon footprint.

The Power of Trees

See how trees in these cities are improving air quality, reducing flood risks, and offsetting carbon emissions.

Missouri Farms Hold Big Potential as Carbon Storehouse

Missouri farms as carbon storehouse? A new study finds big potential in the Show Me State.

As Seas Rise, Americans Use Nature to Fight Worsening Erosion

Rising costs from flooding and erosion are prompting Americans, military bases and government agencies to opt for more natural alternatives.…

Making Waves: Women in Science

Science has historically been a male dominated field, but deep in the Southern Ocean on the research vessel, N.B. Palmer, a team largely made…

The 10 Most Important U.S. Climate Stories in 2017

Following a year of weather extremes, disasters and policy clashes, we asked our readers to help us pick out the most important climate storie…

Can Business Save the World from Climate Change?

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

The Shum Show: The Path Ahead

On the last episode of The Shum Show ever(!), Climate Central's Greta Shum gives a "shummary" of what climate change will bring in the future.…

Court Scuttles Rule Cutting Potent Greenhouse Gas

A federal court has scuttled a plan to cut one of the most powerful climate pollutants on earth.

Massachusetts May Overlook Climate Impacts of Biofuels

Massachusetts is considering classifying wood pellets and other tree products as renewable energy.

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.

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.

Australia to Build One of World’s Longest EV Highways

In six months, the route from Brisbane to the small sugar town of Tully will offer 18 free recharging stations.

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.

A Nebraska-Sized Area of Forest Disappeared in 2015

Nearly 50 million acres of forest disappeared worldwide in 2015, mainly in North America and the tropics.

Mexico Launches Scheme to Insure Its Coral Reef

The insurance industry in Cancún will provide coverage to pay for repairs if reefs are damaged by storms.

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.