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Trump Tabs Another Climate Denier, This Time for Interior

U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers has been nominated by President-elect Donald Trump for Secretary of Interior.

Offshore Wind Project to Go Live as Industry Eyes Trump

The offshore wind industry is eying President-elect Trump as America's first offshore wind project begins operation.

Democrats’ Domination May Save Calif. Climate Program

Gains by California Democrats may see Sacramento take over from Washington as the climate leader in the U.S.

Trump Picks Strident Foe of EPA to Lead the EPA

President-elect Donald Trump has chosen climate science denier Scott Pruitt to run the EPA.

Google Plans to Be 100 Percent Renewable Next Year

Google is the biggest buyer of renewable energy in the world, and it has plans to go even further in 2017.

Every State Had a Top 10 Hottest Year

Each of the lower 48 states is having one of its 10 hottest years on record.

How Hot Has 2016 Been in These U.S. Cities?

An analysis of U.S. cities shows more than half are having one of their 5 hottest years on record.

Arctic Sea Ice Sees Strange Cold Season Retreat

After a virtually unprecedented mid-November retreat, the Arctic set a record low for sea ice in November.

A Climate Denier is Leading the NASA Transition

Alarm bells about the incoming Trump administration's approach to NASA's climate research are ringing louder.

Warming U.S. Could See Extreme Rains Increase Fivefold

Rising temperatures could make extreme rainfalls happen up to five times more often across the U.S.

Climate Change Will Stir ‘Unimaginable’ Refugee Crisis

Military leaders say warming is the greatest threat to 21st-century security and could lead to mass migrations.

Businesses Push Against Trump’s Climate Dismissal

Environmentally friendly U.S. businesses are pushing back against attempts to dismiss climate change concerns.

U.S. Oil Exports Skyrocket Despite Climate Pacts

U.S. oil exports have spiked sharply since 2009 despite global efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions.

Extreme Tornado Outbreaks Are Becoming More Extreme

Tornado outbreaks have become more extreme in recent decades, but not for the expected reasons.

What You Should Know About Trump’s Cabinet & Climate

From his cabinet appointees to advisors, Trump's selections show a dangerous disregard for climate science.

Tennessee Wildfire is ‘Unlike Anything We’ve Ever Seen’

Intense drought and powerful winds conspired to whip a massive wildfire that endangered Gatlinburg, Tenn.

Protection of Public Lands Cast in Doubt

Donald Trump’s election portends a shift in how one of America’s bulwarks against climate change will be protected.

Threatened Nations Aim for 100 Percent Renewables

The Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) committed to update their climate action plans submitted as part of the U.N. climate pact.

Eat Those Turkey Leftovers, Reduce Greenhouse Gases

Throwing away Thanksgiving leftovers comes with a side of potent greenhouse gas emissions.

What a Warmer Future Means for Southeastern Wildfires

Drought is fueling large wildfires in the Southeast, but the future of wildfires there in a warming climate is murky.