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.

White House Solar Panels Power Up

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Barack Obama unveils new solar expansion plans as officials confirm White House panels are now operational.

Can This Coal Plant Save the Climate?

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Step inside the project that could be the key to Obama’s climate legacy… or a multibillion-dollar boondoggle.

6 Things Obama Can Do on Climate Without Congress

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Fix fracking. Crack down on coal. There’s still a lot POTUS can do.

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