Aerial view of solar panels surrounded by forest on island (SolarCity)

U.S. island in South Pacific goes solar

Remote Ta'ū Island in American Samoa switched from burning 300 gallons of diesel fuel a day to nearly 100 percent solar power. How did they do it?

Capture the carbon, clean the air

New technologies suck CO2 from sources before it enters the atmosphere. The U.S. expands this technology to reduce emissions contributing to climate change.

Picture this: a world that protects its wetlands

Wetlands are home to rich biodiversity and serve important ecological functions, such as absorbing floodwaters and filtering pollutants. They benefit humans, providing food, fresh...
Secretary of State John Kerry speaking at podium (© AP Images)

Secretary Kerry: ‘We don’t get a second chance’ on climate

"What we do right now, today, matters," Kerry told delegates at a climate change summit developing rules to implement the Paris climate agreement.
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Louisiana community faces rising waters of climate change

Residents of Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana,are working together to reduce the effects of rising sea levels as a result of climate change.
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Cities as policy labs: Portland’s bicycle experiment

With bicycle boulevards, 'sharrows' and more than 500 kilometers of bikeways, Portland, Oregon, has become one of the greenest cities in the U.S.
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Hailing cooperation, U.S. and China join global climate deal

U.S. and China, who produce 38 percent of the world's carbon dioxide emissions, have joined the Paris accord to keep the Earth's temperature from rising.

Online learning spurs offline climate action

The YALI Network began a campaign among young Africans that bridged online enthusiasm and real-world action on how climate change affects their communities.
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Cities as policy labs: Pittsburgh’s towering experiment

Once a declining industrial metropolis with steel mills spewing black smoke and soot into the sky, Pittsburgh has transformed itself into a vibrant green city.