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U.S. Submits Climate Plan as Paris Pact Taking Shape

The next international climate pact is taking shape, and the U.S. and EU are leading the way.

Investments in Renewables Herald ‘Paradigm Shift’

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

Antarctica’s Icy ‘Doorstops’ Thin; Rising Seas At Risk

Antarctica's ice shelves are thinning, and at an increasing rate, which bodes ill for potential sea level rise.

Record Low Maximum for Arctic Sea Ice

2015's annual maximum of winter Arctic sea ice is the lowest in the satellite record.

Atlantic Circulation Weaker Than In Last Thousand Years

Climate change blamed for breakdown of currents that circulate heat, nutrients through the Atlantic.

Climate Work Highlighted on World Meteorological Day

A new WMO report emphasizes the record warmth of 2014 and the need to connect climate and weather.

Scientists Have Mixed Opinions on Flat CO2 Emissions

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

Deforestation Slowing, But Forests Are Breaking Down

Pollution from deforestation is slowing down, but degradation is worsening in forests that still remain.

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

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

Warm Spring Expected for West, Flooding Risk in East

Spring in the U.S. looks to be a hangover of winter conditions, though the season is warming overall.

Index Shows Oil’s Climate Impacts Vary Widely

Not every kind of oil is the same in terms of greenhouse gas emissions, a new report says.

Two Months In and 2015 Is Record Warm

2015 may only be two months old, but it's already the warmest first two months of any year on record.

Spring is Arriving Earlier in the U.S.

Spring is arriving earlier across the U.S. by an average of three days.

Spring is Coming Earlier

A state-by-state look at how spring is coming earlier, on average, in a warming world.

California, Quebec Teaming Up On Climate Change

California and Quebec's cap-and-trade programs have been linked, making climate action cheaper.

Include Climate Change in Disaster Planning, FEMA Says

States that fail to consider climate change in emergency planning won't qualify for some FEMA grants.

Climate Change on International Disaster Talks Agenda

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

Drought-Stricken West Gives Rise to Old World Cows

Desert-friendly cattle that came over with Columbus might be better bovines for the drought-plagued West.

Will Natural Gas Dim Solar’s Shine?

As natural gas booms, renewable energy proponents wonder if it will hurt or help solar power.

Energy Bombshell: CO2 Emissions Stabilized in 2014

The International Energy Agency says global energy-related CO2 emissions were flat in 2014.

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Arctic Sea Ice: Heat Shield Arctic sea ice acts like a heat shield, reflecting most of the sun’s energy.

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