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South Miami Just Made a Huge Rooftop Solar Decision

South Miami Just Made a Huge Rooftop Solar Decision

  • Published: Jul 20th, 2017

South Miami, Fla., has become the first city outside of California to mandate solar panels on new homes.

Rising Seas Spark Tobacco-Style Lawsuits in California

Rising Seas Spark Tobacco-Style Lawsuits in California

  • Published: Jul 19th, 2017

California municipalities have filed first-of-their-kind lawsuits against fossil fuel giants over sea level rise.

Greenhouse Gases Are Rapidly Changing the Atmosphere

Greenhouse Gases Are Rapidly Changing the Atmosphere

  • Published: Jul 13th, 2017

A new report shows that greenhouse gases' influence on the climate has increased 40 percent since 1990.

Rising Temps Could Bring Flight Delays Worldwide

Rising Temps Could Bring Flight Delays Worldwide

  • Published: Jul 13th, 2017

Flight delays and restrictions could become more common as temperatures rise due to climate change.

The World Is on the Brink of an Electric Car Revolution

The World Is on the Brink of an Electric Car Revolution

  • Published: Jul 6th, 2017

A flurry of electric car news this week shows that we're about to see a huge shift in how we drive.

Climate Change Will Hit the Poorest the Hardest in the U.S.

Climate Change Will Hit the Poorest the Hardest in the U.S.

  • Published: Jun 29th, 2017

A landmark study shows that climate change will disproportionately affect poor counties in the South.

States Betting on Giant Batteries to Cut Carbon

States Betting on Giant Batteries to Cut Carbon

  • Published: Jun 28th, 2017

Some states and power companies are rolling out a new weapon against fossil fuels — giant batteries.

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.