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Look What’s Cooking in the World of Renewable Energy

The solar & wind innovations that got us where we are today & those waiting in the wings point to a hopeful future.

Carbon Pricing Helping Farmers Ease Methane Pollution

The government want more farmers turning waste methane into biogas. Here's how California is helping.

Where’s the Heat? Check the Oceans

Greenhouse gases are trapping a lot of heat in the climate system and most of it is ending up in the ocean.

Four Hopeful Clean Energy Trends for Earth Day

Here are four reasons to be hopeful on Earth Day when it comes to climate change.

State Temperature Trends Since 1st Earth Day

Every state in the U.S. has warmed since the first Earth Day, although the rate of warming varies. Check out how much it’s warmed in your st…

Since First Earth Day, U.S. Temps Have Been On the Rise

A state-by-state analysis of U.S. temperature trends since the first Earth Day in 1970.

The State of the Earth in 4 Climate Trends

On Earth Day, take a look at the key trends that underpin global warming.

White House: Upgrade Grid to Withstand Climate Change

White House report calls for billions of dollars in energy infrastructure modernization investments.

Expectations High For Climate-Changing Coolant Talks

India and China recently dropped their opposition to phasing out HFCs under the Montreal Protocol.

China Can Cut Cord on Coal (Mostly) by 2050

China could produce more than 85 percent of its electricity with renewables by 2050.

Arctic Research Vessel Set Adrift to Study Sea Ice Decline

Scientists investigate why sea ice is retreating faster than expected as cover falls to new low.

2015 Hottest Year to Date, Could Top 2014 Record

So far, 2015 has been the warmest year on record, going back more than 100 years.

U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions Spiked 2 Percent in 2013

Total U.S. GHG emissions released into the atmosphere because of human activity increased 2 percent in 2013

Defecting from the Power Grid? Unlikely, Analysts Say

Analysts are unsure whether cheap rooftop solar will inspire businesses and homes to "defect" from the power grid.

More U.S. Downpours

Nationwide, the number of days with the most intense precipitation continues to climb.

Three Ways The West Can Adapt To Drought

As temperatures rise, droughts will worsen across the American West. Here's how to adapt.

Pacific Winds Tied to Warming Slowdown, Dry West

The warming hiatus and western U.S. drought both have roots in the Pacific according to recent research.

When Climate Science Clashes With Real-World Policy

Climate scientists and planners speak different languages, jeopardizing adaptation efforts.

UK Sees Biggest Drop in Emissions Since 1990

Greenhouse gas emissions fell 8 percent, while renewable energy rose to a record high.

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.