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Community control good for carbon storage

California flooded with proposals for grid storage; narrow escape from oil-spill disaster in Seattle; climate change impacts our mental health; and much more.

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Australia dumps carbon tax

Carbon pollution is once again free Down Under, Minnesota cuts coal use by more than a third, boreal fires in Canada add fuel to climate change, Appalachia looks to a future beyond coal, and more.

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‘Deep decarbonization’ feasible for biggest emitters

Fifteen roadmaps to decarbonize the biggest carbon-emitting economies, Indian solar entrepreneurs electrifying rural villages, oil companies gambling trillions in exploration dollars, and much more.

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Migrating to high ground

Pacific islanders secure a refuge from rising seas, compost boosts carbon storage in California ranchlands, Venetian-style canals floated for Manhattan, and much more. 

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Climate action wins in court

Why rooftop solar is only half the price in Germany and Australia as in the U.S., what impacts of climate change make people move away, and other top stories of the week in climate and clean energy.

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Making the business case for climate action

Risky Business report counts the benefits of climate action, solar panels sprout in "community solar gardens," Berkeley considers climate warning labels at gas pumps, and more nuggets of climate and clean energy news.

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Renewable standards turn out to be a bargain

The surprising role of deep-sea fishes in sequestering carbon, Tesla opens up its patents, Volkswagen brings a 260-mpg car to market, and much more.

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EPA electricity rule reverberates

The ins and outs of Obama’s carbon cap for power plants, a touching  essay on the climate generation gap, a take-down of “Solar Freakin’ Roadways,” and much more.

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Getting the carbon out of electricity

Europe backs away from food-based biofuels, Google unveils self-driving cars, the race between a biker and Car2Go, and many more tales of climate and clean energy

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Utility bonds downgraded on promise of rooftop solar with storage

Renewables gain market share as prices drop, Royal Dutch Shell rebuffs 'stranded asset' worries, California cap-and-trade laid bare, and much more

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Don't step on that ant!

The carbon-storage skills of ants and the biofuel potential of tobacco; energy efficiency financing surges, and Beijing bans coal. All that and more in this week's ClimateCast.

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ClimateCast Logo over boreal fires

Australia dumps carbon tax

Carbon pollution is once again free Down Under, Minnesota cuts coal use by more than a third, boreal fires in Canada add fuel to climate change, Appalachia looks to a future beyond coal, and more.

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Migrating to high ground

Pacific islanders secure a refuge from rising seas, compost boosts carbon storage in California ranchlands, Venetian-style canals floated for Manhattan, and much more. 

Read More

ClimateCast Logo over Supreme Court façade

Climate action wins in court

Why rooftop solar is only half the price in Germany and Australia as in the U.S., what impacts of climate change make people move away, and other top stories of the week in climate and clean energy.

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