Solar power capacity in the U.S. is poised to nearly triple in size in less than three years by 2017.
Removing carbon emissions from the atmosphere to prevent global warming is a fool’s game, scientists say.
Energy related carbon dioxide emissions hit their lowest point since 1991 during the first six months of 2016.
The city plans to expand renewables, improve efficiency and transition to electric vehicles to cut emissions.
Hydrofluorocarbon used in air conditioners could add 0.5°C to global temperatures by the end of the century.
The Obama administration is expected to finalize a rule this fall aiming to fast-track renewables on federal land.
The number of cities reporting on their efforts to tackle global warming has skyrocketed.
It takes less energy to keep the world’s businesses and industry humming today than in the past.