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This psychedelic NASA video shows how CO2 spreads in the atmosphere

It could help answer some questions about carbon dioxide<p>NASA used satellite measurements of carbon dioxide to create a startling new 3D video that shows how the greenhouse gas moves through Earth’s atmosphere. In a little over a minute, you can see CO2 concentrations swirling around, up into the …

Methane from livestock nearing worst-case scenario for climate change: scientist

Exhaust emissions from gasoline and diesel cars get a lot of attention from policymakers attempting to combat climate change.<p>But another very large …

Natural Gas

Trump's Men In Moscow: Trump Disciples Suddenly Showing Up In Russia

Donald Trump hasn't been inaugurated yet, but members of his campaign entourage are already riding the president-elect's coattails all the way to Moscow.<p>On Monday, Jack Kingston, a former Trump surrogate, briefed American businesspeople in Russia on what they might expect from the incoming …

A 'Jaw-Dropping' Assessment on Arctic Warming

By <b>Andrea Germanos / Common Dreams</b><p>If President-elect Donald Trump’s appointments of a “band of climate conspiracy theorists” weren’t already stoking …

The Arctic just got its 2016 climate 'report card'—and it's flunking

Unprecedented global warming<p>When the Arctic flunks, we all lose. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released its annual "Arctic Report Card" on Tuesday, and the outlook is grim.<p>"Personally, I would have to say that this last year has been the most extreme year for the Arctic …

Global Warming

Is This the Climate Change Stat That Will Wake People Up?

The news this week is bleak.<p>One of the more overlooked consequences of a Donald Trump presidency is that he may play a starring role in the literal destruction of our planet. This is not to say it would be all his fault—we bear responsibility as a species for upending the conditions that support …

Global Trumpism Seen Harming Efforts to Reduce Climate Pollution

Populism is drawing momentum from environmentalism in the U.S. and Europe, threatening the world’s effort to rein in climate change.<p>Donald Trump’s …

Donald Trump + EPA = A Potential Natural Disaster For The Environment

A general who doesn't believe in North Korea's threat. A Federal Reserve chairman who doesn't believe in recessions. A surgeon general who doesn't believe in germs. Those are almost as bad as an Environmental Protection Agency transition head who doesn't believe in science.<p>Meet Myron Ebell.<p>In the …

Global Warming Melts Polar Ice To Record Lows As Temperatures Rise Under Climate Change Effects

They are quite literally poles apart but both the North Pole and the South Pole have something unfortunate in common at the moment: They are both …

Canada Moves Ahead on Carbon Taxes, Leaving the U.S. Behind

The defeat of carbon pricing in Washington State contrasts with its northern neighbor, where carbon taxes are now the rule.<p>The victory of climate …

British Columbia

Trump is a threat to the Paris agreement. Can states like California defend it? | Adam McGibbon

The world is counting on the climate movement in the US to keep action on fossil fuel going. Here is one way we can do that<p>Related: Trump’s dilemma: to please his friends by trashing the Paris climate deal, or not? | Bill McKibben<p>There’s no point hiding from it – Donald Trump’s election should give …

Canada Aims to Fully Phase Out Coal Power by 2030

Country will work with the four provinces that still burn coal to reach its goal<p>Canada plans to completely phase out traditional coal power by 2030 and will work with the country’s four remaining provinces that still burn the fossil fuel to reach the overall goal, Environment Minister Catherine …

Fossil Fuels