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Surging Renewables Frame EPA’s Historic Climate Rules

As renewable energy growth projections rise, the EPA is raising its climate expectations.

Study: Warming May Bring Heightened Salmonella Risk

Researchers say extreme weather and temperature events may lead to an uptick in salmonella poisoning.

Drought May Stunt Forests’ Ability to Capture Carbon

A new study shows that droughts are harming forests' ability to store carbon and mitigate climate change.

What Warming Means for 4 of Summer’s Worst Pests

Climate change could mean more summer pests like mosquitoes and ticks across more parts of the country.

Rain, Storm Surge Combine to Put U.S. Coasts at Risk

Compound flooding, when heavy rains and storm surge combine, is an increasing risk for U.S. coasts.

Stagnant Summer Days on the Rise in U.S.

Summer days with stagnant air are on the rise in the U.S., which can mean more days with bad air quality.

New Grants Fund Research for Underseas Carbon Storage

The federal government is spending $12 million on carbon capture and storage research.

Recession Caused U.S. Emissions Drop, Study Says

A new study finds that the recession, not natural gas use, caused carbon emissions to drop.

Record Hot First Half May Herald Warmest Year Yet

June 2015 was the warmest June on record, and there's a good chance 2015 will be the warmest year.

Arctic Sea Ice Volume Rebounds, But Not Recovering

Arctic sea ice volume rebounded after the cool summer of 2013, but that doesn't mean it's recovering.

Renewables Outpace Nuclear in Major World Economies

Report shows renewables supply more electricity than nuclear in eight major world economies.

Summer Nights Are Heating Up Across U.S.

Global warming isn't just heating up the days, nighttime lows are also rising across the U.S.

Climate Change Brings New Crops to Canadian Farms

More fruits and vegetables – even citrus fruits – could start making the journey to the United States from Canada.

4 Takeaways from the Annual Climate Review

The annual State of the Climate report shows how 2014 broke all kinds of warming records.

Gap Seen Between Federal Climate Policy, Coal Leasing

Public land open for coal mining in the West has not been affected by federal climate policies.

Climate Change Is Increasing Stress on Oceans

Climate change and other human pressures are putting increasing stress on the world's oceans.

States Cut Power Plant Emissions Ahead of New EPA Rule

Forty-two states are cutting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants ahead of a new EPA rule.

Study: Warming Leads to Longer Flights, More Emissions

Climate change could increase airline flight times across the globe, increasing emissions.

Warming Waters Fueled Intense Russian Rainstorm

Warming Black Sea waters fueled an intense rainfall event in Krymsk, Russia in 2012.

Warming Doubles Chances of European Heat Wave

Global warming has upped the odds of intense heat waves like the one that struck Europe in June and July.

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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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