How people get their electricity and where it comes from is on the brink of major change in the U.S.
This week in climate news features lake effect snow, a year of record heat, cool animations & more.
2014 is even more likely to become the warmest year on record, with record cold years a thing of the past.
The global effort to address carbon emissions is a start but it's not enough to avoid dangerous warming.
Scientists now have a benchmark for ocean acidification to measure future changes against.
Palm oil production can damage the local environment and global climate but solutions are out there.
Following news of his climate pact with China, Obama will announce billions of dollars in climate aid.
For the third month in a row, global temperatures were in record high territory according to NASA.
Lightning strikes could flash through the sky more often as the planet warms, at least over the U.S.
Despite gains in renewables, the world is still on dangerous energy-related emissions path, IEA warns.
Scientists discovered that glaciers hum tunes, tunes that could help predict when glacial lakes will overflow.
A new mapping technique could help researchers prevent deforestation in the Amazon.
Americans are starting to prepare for the staggering amounts of future sea level rise forecast. But only barely.
Learn about monster tornadoes, a Sandy buyout program and more in this week's slideshow of top climate news.
LED bulb efficiency has risen sharply in 2014, making them among the most efficient lights available.
El Nino: After 8 months, it's still not here, and there's a better chance that it may not form at all.
There is a better than 99 percent chance that 2014 will be the warmest year on record in California.
A $300 million program is helping New Jersey retreat from inland river regions, but not the coast.
IPCC analysis of climate change has painted an ugly picture, but it also offers hope and guidance.
For too long we have ignored the relationships between built and natural environments.