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U.S. Energy Shakeup Continues as Solar Capacity Triples

U.S. Energy Shakeup Continues as Solar Capacity Triples

  • Published: Oct 20th, 2016

Solar power capacity in the U.S. is poised to nearly triple in size in less than three years by 2017.

Scientists Warn Negative Emissions Are a ‘Moral Hazard’

Scientists Warn Negative Emissions Are a ‘Moral Hazard’

  • Published: Oct 13th, 2016

Removing carbon emissions from the atmosphere to prevent global warming is a fool’s game, scientists say.

Record Warmth Helps Shrink U.S. Carbon Emissions

Record Warmth Helps Shrink U.S. Carbon Emissions

  • Published: Oct 12th, 2016

Energy related carbon dioxide emissions hit their lowest point since 1991 during the first six months of 2016.

New York City Accelerates Emissions Reduction Goals

New York City Accelerates Emissions Reduction Goals

  • Published: Oct 2nd, 2016

The city plans to expand renewables, improve efficiency and transition to electric vehicles to cut emissions.

100 Countries Push to Phase Out HFCs

100 Countries Push to Phase Out HFCs

  • Published: Sep 24th, 2016

Hydrofluorocarbon used in air conditioners could add 0.5°C to global temperatures by the end of the century.

Federal Rule Set to Speed Renewables on Public Lands

Federal Rule Set to Speed Renewables on Public Lands

  • Published: Sep 2nd, 2016

The Obama administration is expected to finalize a rule this fall aiming to fast-track renewables on federal land.

Cities Rush to Measure Climate Footprint After Paris Deal

Cities Rush to Measure Climate Footprint After Paris Deal

  • Published: Aug 7th, 2016

The number of cities reporting on their efforts to tackle global warming has skyrocketed.

Global Economy Becoming Less Energy Intense

Global Economy Becoming Less Energy Intense

  • Published: Jul 22nd, 2016

It takes less energy to keep the world’s businesses and industry humming today than in the past.