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Largest Offshore Wind Farm Approved for UK Coast

The project is expected to generate enough electricity to power nearly 2 million homes, supporting 900 jobs.

Last Tango for Nuclear?

The U.S. nuclear power industry’s three-step: Revival, long goodbye or state-aided life support.

California Water Becomes Scarce and Energy Hungry

Researchers say slashing the energy requirements of the water supply will become critical as drought becomes more common.

Obama Orders Rising Seas Built In to Building Standards

President Obama ordered climate-related flood risk to factor into new federal building standards Friday.

NASA’s $1 Billion Soil Moisture Mission Ready For Lift Off

A new satellite will probe the top layers of Earth's soil, helping scientists forecast weather extremes.

Scientists Find Which Coral Reefs Will Survive Warming

Study shows which parts of the Great Barrier Reef & others can bounce back from mass bleaching events.

After December Rains, California Comes Up Dry

After deluging rains in December, January has been dry for California and drought has re-intensified.

Ocean Warming: Probing a Blue Abyss

Big climate news burbled out of the ocean in 2014. Most research findings were hot, but not pretty.

Warming Will Reduce Wheat Production, Research Shows

One of the most important crops is set to fall by 6 percent for each 1°C rise in temperature, say scientists.

Green Bonds May Help Limit Effects of Climate Change

Green bonds are drawing increased attention for financing projects that provide climate benefits.

6 Degrees: Drought Relief, Europe Heats Up, CO2 & More

California gets some drought relief, Europe sets records, the Arctic gets warmer and more.

Rain a ‘Start’ for Calif., But Drought Entrenched

Recent rain has made a small dent in California's drought, but it's going to take much more to erase it.

Robotic Floats Will Reveal Southern Ocean’s Mysteries

Robots will help scientists understand climate change in one of the planet's harshest environments.

What’s At Stake in Lima Climate Talks

Negotiators are about to gather in Lima to thrash out the details of the first post-Kyoto climate treaty.

6 Degrees: 2014 Records, Snowvember, CO2 and More

This week in climate news features lake effect snow, a year of record heat, cool animations & more.

Industrial Farming Plows Up Brazil’s ‘Underground Forest’

Industrial farming is rapidly destroying Brazil's Cerrado and creating a ticking carbon bomb.

Felling Forests Can Create Lakes

Deforestation has increased water supplies to as many as 40 percent of protected wetlands.

‘Nobody Is Truly Ready’ For Rise of Seas

Americans are starting to prepare for the staggering amounts of future sea level rise forecast. But only barely.

6 Degrees: 3-D Tornadoes, Coastal Retreat & More

Learn about monster tornadoes, a Sandy buyout program and more in this week's slideshow of top climate news.

Voters Weigh In on Fracking, Water Measures

A breakdown of the nationwide results of the climate, energy and environment-related measures.

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How Much Precipitation is Needed to End the Drought? A striking look at how much precipitation the Southwest would need over the next month to end the drought.

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