Smoke from wildfires is killing hundreds of thousands of people. National Geographic

Official: Renewables provide over 60 per cent of new US power capacity. BusinessGreen

Will Trudeau transform Canada into a green energy superpower? National Observer

How fracking helped make the budget deal happen. National Journal

Greenland is melting away. New York Times

An intolerable unimaginable heat forecast for Persian Gulf. Associated Press

Kochs among top donors to industry ally Ryan. E&E Daily

Bonn climate talks: Questions over cash dominate. BBC

Study finds the warmer it gets, the more world economy hurts. Associated Press

The White House is ramping up its focus on securing Paris climate deal. Huffington Post

Why record-breaking hurricanes like Patricia are expected on a warmer planet. Washington Post

Study finds the warmer it gets, the more world economy hurts. Associated Press

Trudeau on emissions targets: no need for ‘ambitious political numbers.’ CBC Radio

The math on staying below 2°C of global warming looks increasingly brutal. Vox

Global warming’s hurricane tab in US: $14 billion and counting. Bloomberg Business

In a major setback for Arctic drilling, the Obama administration cancels two oil lease sales. Washington Post

What Exxon knew about the Earth’s melting Arctic. Los Angeles Times

Earth just had its warmest September on record — by a long shot. Mashable

Gov. Brown signs climate change bill to spur renewable energy, efficiency standards. Los Angeles Times

Onshore wind farms cheapest form of UK electricity, report shows. Guardian

What the historic South Carolina floods can — and can’t — tell us about climate change. Washington Post

SC flood is 6th 1,000-year rain since 2010. USA Today

51 countries just released their climate plans — and they’re still not strong enough. Washington Post

World’s energy systems at risk from global warming, says industry group. Guardian

Climate pledges seen holding temperature closer to 2-degree goal. Bloomberg

US to curb smog but stops short of toughest limits. Reuters

What can China achieve with cap-and-trade? New Yorker

Pope Francis NYC visit: He asserts ‘right of the environment’ in UN address. Politico

Pope’s climate push hits wall in Congress. Politico

Shell backtracks on controversial Arctic drilling plan. Washington Post

Earth’s record streak of record heat keeps on sizzling. Associated Press