Two Months, One Page
China now uses more than half of the world's coal.
The San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station in Southern California shuts down for financial reasons, leaving 100 nuclear reactors operating in the United States.
The most destructive wildfire in Colorado history burns 486 homes and 14,000 square miles.
If Earth warms another 1°C, all painted turtles will be born female.
Climate disasters in 2012 cost the United States $110 billion, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reports.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says the gray wolf is no longer in danger of extinction and doesn't need protection under the Endangered Species Act.
By year's end, the world will have the capacity to produce more than 300 gigawatts of power from wind—as much as from 114 nuclear power plants.
The British Columbia government opposes construction of Enbridge's Northern Gateway pipeline, which would carry tar sands oil from Alberta to B.C. ports for export.
Seventeen years after the Hula painted frog was declared extinct, 10 of them are discovered in Israel's Hula Nature Reserve.