West Virginia chemical leak pits jobs against health risks. Associated Press

Scientists: Americans are becoming weather wimps. Associated Press

LA storms to grow more destructive as sea level rises, study says. Los Angeles Times

EU makes carbon pollution more expensive. Associated Press

Australia’s 2014 heat wave picks up where 2013 left off. Climate Central

ND oil train explosion revives safety debate. EnergyWire

Scientists warn planet likely to warm at least 4 degrees C by 2100. Guardian

Solar power craze on Wall St. propels start-up. New York Times

Kerry quietly makes priority of climate pact. New York Times

California’s bone-dry year: Snowpack scant, water conservation urged in some cities. Associated Press