Drought grows, forecast to persist through early winter. Climate Central

Data centers waste vast amounts of energy, belying industry image. New York Times

New York faces rising seas and slow city action. New York Times

Climate change challenges power plant operations. Washington Post

Arctic ice melting at ‘amazing’ speed, scientists find. BBC

Fossil fuel industry opens wallet to defeat Obama. New York Times

Obama vs. Romney: Where their energy policies differ. Washington Post

US energy carbon emissions fell in three of last four years. Los Angeles Times

Arctic ice melt ‘like adding 20 years of CO2 emissions’. BBC

Pope goes green with electric car. Associated Press

Light goes out for incandescent bulbs. Guardian

Rising sea comes at a cost for South Florida cities. Miami Herald

Food shortages could force world into vegetarianism, warn scientists. Guardian

US homes cracking because of drought-parched soil. Associated Press

As temps rise, cities combat ‘heat island’ effect. NPR

Heavy rain causes chaos as summer confirmed as Britain’s wettest in 100 years. Guardian

Cargo ship designers turn to wind to cut cost and emissions. New York Times