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Tar Sands Mining Makes Leap from Canada to Utah

A Canadian company has opened the first commercial tar sands mining operation in the United States.

Scientists: Offshore Wind a ‘Missed Opportunity’ in U.S.

Offshore wind development in the U.S. has proven to be a missed opportunity, a new paper says.

Climate Model Shows Limits of Global Emissions Pledges

Global emissions pledges may not be enough to limit warming to the world’s agreed upon goal of 2°C.

Study: New York City at Higher Risk for Coastal Floods

Researchers say New York City is at risk for more and higher floods like those seen during Hurricane Sandy.

Warming May Boost Carbon Storage on Public Lands

Public lands could store 20 percent more carbon by 2050 because of climate change, a new study says.

China Announces World’s Largest Cap and Trade Program

China announced the world's largest cap and trade program on Friday, in a step toward tackling climate change.

5 Things to Know About Climate on Public Lands Day

Climate change will likely figure heavily into lessons about the value of public lands this weekend.

Jersey Shore Eyed for Offshore Wind Farms

Waters off the Jersey Shore are being auctioned in November for offshore wind farm development.

Number of U.S. Coal Mines Falls to Lowest on Record

New coal mine starts hit their lowest number in at least a decade in 2013.

Researchers Tally the Global Cost of Melting Permafrost

Emissions from melting permafrost could cost the global economy $43 trillion by 2200.

Study: EPA May Be Underestimating Landfill Methane

Landfills may be a greater source of methane emissions than previously thought, a new study says.

U.N.: Paris Climate Summit Pledges Won’t Avoid Warming

The U.N.’s climate chief and UK government sources have warned that global emissions cuts will fall short.

Arctic Mosquitoes Will Increase With Climate Change

An increase of more than 50 percent in flies’ survival rate will cause problems for caribou and indigenous people.

The Planet Is Going To Have Its Hottest Year on Record

There's a 97 percent chance the planet is going to have its hottest year on record.

Arctic Sea Ice Volume on Thin Ice

Ten of the lowest annual Arctic sea ice volume minimums have been in the last 11 years.

Government to Spend Millions on Solar Power Research

The Obama administration announced more than $100 million in solar power research grants this week.

Warming Casts Shadow Over Oil Leasing on Public Lands

Climate change presents a challenge to land managers leasing public lands for oil and gas development.

Arctic Sea Ice Hits Annual Minimum, 4th Lowest on Record

Arctic sea ice appears to have reached its minimum extent for the year, coming in as the fourth lowest on record.

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Odds Increasing That 2015 Will Be Warmest Year

August continued the parade of months in 2015 at or near the top of the temperature rankings.


Geoengineering Methods These are some of the main geoengineering proposals that have been put forward by scientists and other experts.

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