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Air Conditioning Costs Rise With Arizona’s Heat

Air Conditioning Costs Rise With Arizona’s Heat

  • Published: Jul 11th, 2018

Air conditioning is becoming more vital as temperatures rise, pushing up utility bills and putting comfortable levels of cooling out of the reach of some.

The 10 Most Important U.S. Climate Stories in 2017

The 10 Most Important U.S. Climate Stories in 2017

  • Published: Dec 27th, 2017

Following a year of weather extremes, disasters and policy clashes, we asked our readers to help us pick out the most important climate stories from the U.S. in 2017.

VW, in Settlement, to Build Electric Vehicle Stations

VW, in Settlement, to Build Electric Vehicle Stations

  • Published: Jul 28th, 2017

Volkswagen will build electric vehicle charging stations across California as part of an emissions settlement.

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.

Countries With Coral Reefs Must Do More on Climate

Countries With Coral Reefs Must Do More on Climate

  • Published: Jul 15th, 2017

Custodians of world heritage-listed sites should aim to keep global temperature increases to just 1.5°C.

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.

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.

Drop in Renewable Costs Leads to Record Global Boost

Drop in Renewable Costs Leads to Record Global Boost

  • Published: Jun 9th, 2017

Falling solar and wind prices have led to new power deals even as investments decline in renewables.