How Much Cleaner Will Obama’s Climate Rules Make Your State?

Solar power can help Arizona make big mandated cuts to its carbon intensity. Les Stukenberg/The Daily Courier/AP

The dirtiest states have less aggressive goals, but that doesn’t mean their task is easier.

Impress Your Friends With Your Ability to Explain Obama’s New Climate Plan

This Kentucky coal-fired power plant will be updated to continue operation under the new rules. Dylan Lovan/AP

Because like it or not, the EPA is about to crack down on the nation’s biggest source of carbon pollution.

No, New York Times, Keystone XL Is Not A “Rounding Error”

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On the controversial pipeline’s emissions, the paper of record got it wrong. 

Frame Climate Change as a Food Issue, Experts Say

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As IPCC report warns of climate impact on food security, researchers are looking at whether talking about food could break political deadlock on global warming.

Is a Carbon Tax a Good Idea? Just Ask British Columbia

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Climate Desk Live partners with Climate Access and Bloomberg BNA to explore what may be the most innovative climate policy in North America: the BC carbon tax.

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