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The U.S. Hit a Wind and Solar Power Milestone in March

The U.S. Hit a Wind and Solar Power Milestone in March

  • Published: Jun 15th, 2017

Ten percent of all electricity generated in the U.S. in March came from wind and solar power — a first.

India’s Punishing Heat Waves More Deadly With Warming

India’s Punishing Heat Waves More Deadly With Warming

  • Published: Jun 7th, 2017

Even the modest rise in global temperatures to date have made India's already sweltering heat waves deadlier.

Protecting Ocean Waters Will Aid Climate Adaptation

Protecting Ocean Waters Will Aid Climate Adaptation

  • Published: Jun 5th, 2017

Protecting open ocean from industrial uses is key to addressing climate change, a new study says.

Fact-Checking Trump: Coal Mines Open, Prospects Bleak

Fact-Checking Trump: Coal Mines Open, Prospects Bleak

  • Published: Jun 2nd, 2017

The coal industry faces a bleak future despite small coal mine openings touted by President Trump on Thursday.

World’s First Commercial CO2 Capture Plant Goes Live

World’s First Commercial CO2 Capture Plant Goes Live

  • Published: May 31st, 2017

The world's first commercial direct carbon capture plant is set to begin operations near Zurich this week.

Budget Guts U.S. Carbon Capture, Storage Research

Budget Guts U.S. Carbon Capture, Storage Research

  • Published: May 25th, 2017

The White House's proposed 2018 budget slashes funding for federal carbon capture and storage programs.

White House Budget Aims to Kill ‘Crazy’ Climate Science

White House Budget Aims to Kill ‘Crazy’ Climate Science

  • Published: May 23rd, 2017

The White House's 2018 budget targets federal climate science, regulations.

Focus on Carbon Removal a ‘High-Stakes Gamble’

Focus on Carbon Removal a ‘High-Stakes Gamble’

  • Published: May 18th, 2017

Don't bet the future of the climate on negative emissions technology, Stanford University scientists say.