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Electricity’s carbon footprint in U.S. post record falls over two years

Electricity’s carbon footprint in U.S. post record falls over two years

Carbon emissions from energy use by Americans fell 1.7 percent last year, part of a decade-long slide in the carbon footprint of energy in the U.S.

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Trump budget eviscerates climate and clean energy programs

Trump budget eviscerates climate and clean energy programs

The Budget Blueprint would cut more than 50 programs from the EPA, including Obama’s Clean Power Plan.

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Trump revives Keystone XL, Dakota access pipelines

Trump revives Keystone XL, Dakota access pipelines

Trump breathes new life into projects that were halted by Obama and vehemently opposed by environmental and Native American groups.

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The climate impacts of Trump’s ExxonMobil pick for chief diplomat

The climate impacts of Trump’s ExxonMobil pick for chief diplomat

President-elect Trump on rounds out a potential dream team of anti-environment cabinet members with the chief executive officer of ExxonMobil.

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Supermoon floods warn of crisis facing Donald Trump

Supermoon floods warn of crisis facing Donald Trump

Donald Trump is preparing to lead America during a perilous period for the 130 million residents of its coastal counties.

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2016 will be hottest year, UN climate meeting told

2016 will be hottest year, UN climate meeting told

2016 is set to be the hottest year on record by a significant margin, with temperatures that are 1.2˚C above pre-industrial times.

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Climate scientists respond to Trump’s election win

Climate scientists respond to Trump’s election win

How will the Trump presidency impact climate research, and efforts to curb further warming and mitigate its effects? We ask the experts.

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Hottest months on record have something in common

Hottest months on record have something in common

September 2016 ends a streak of 16 consecutive record-setting hot months in NOAA’s dataset. The run of planetary heat has rewritten the record books.

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Scorching July is world’s hottest month on record

Scorching July is world’s hottest month on record

The reign of record hot months in 2016 continues, with last month claiming the title of hottest July on record globally, according to data released by NASA on Monday.

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Wind at China’s back to amp up its renewables

Wind at China’s back to amp up its renewables

China can tap just 10 percent of its wind resources to supply more than a quarter of its electricity by 2030, according to an MIT study.

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March global temperatures jump 0.36°C over previous record

March global temperatures jump 0.36°C over previous record

The past 11 months have been the hottest such months in 135 years of record keeping.