The project is expected to generate enough electricity to power nearly 2 million homes, supporting 900 jobs.
The U.S. nuclear power industry’s three-step: Revival, long goodbye or state-aided life support.
Researchers say slashing the energy requirements of the water supply will become critical as drought becomes more common.
President Obama ordered climate-related flood risk to factor into new federal building standards Friday.
A new satellite will probe the top layers of Earth's soil, helping scientists forecast weather extremes.
Study shows which parts of the Great Barrier Reef & others can bounce back from mass bleaching events.
After deluging rains in December, January has been dry for California and drought has re-intensified.
Big climate news burbled out of the ocean in 2014. Most research findings were hot, but not pretty.
One of the most important crops is set to fall by 6 percent for each 1°C rise in temperature, say scientists.
Green bonds are drawing increased attention for financing projects that provide climate benefits.
California gets some drought relief, Europe sets records, the Arctic gets warmer and more.
Recent rain has made a small dent in California's drought, but it's going to take much more to erase it.
Robots will help scientists understand climate change in one of the planet's harshest environments.
Negotiators are about to gather in Lima to thrash out the details of the first post-Kyoto climate treaty.
This week in climate news features lake effect snow, a year of record heat, cool animations & more.
Industrial farming is rapidly destroying Brazil's Cerrado and creating a ticking carbon bomb.
Deforestation has increased water supplies to as many as 40 percent of protected wetlands.
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.
A breakdown of the nationwide results of the climate, energy and environment-related measures.