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The 5 Things You Need To Know About The New Climate Agreement

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 12.14.2015 | Science

After two weeks of tough negotiations in Paris, the leaders of nearly 200 nations reached a deal to try to prevent climate change from destroying our ...

We Have A Climate Deal. Now What?

The Washington Post | Chloe Angyal | Posted 12.13.2015 | Politics

The word “historic,” already being used to describe the just-accepted Paris climate agreement, is more than warranted. The world will now have a n...

Climate Deal Text 'Agreed' In Paris

BBC | Annum Masroor | Posted 12.11.2015 | World

Organisers of the climate talks in Paris say a final text has been agreed after nearly two weeks of intensive negotiations....

How The Paris Attacks Make A Global Climate Deal More Likely

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 11.18.2015 | World

Climate change advocates are optimistic that last Friday's terror attacks in Paris have improved the chances of an international climate deal being ag...

Global Climate Deal Shouldn't Harm Economic Growth, France Says

Reuters | Posted 04.07.2015 | Green

NEW DELHI, Feb 5 (Reuters) - A global deal to curb carbon emissions must recognize each country's right to develop, France's foreign minister said i...

Climate Leadership Under China's Economic Domination?

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 03.14.2015 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

Now that China can claim economic leadership, will it use its influence to lead environmental policy as well? Now that China can claim economic leadership, will it use its influence to lead environmental policy as well?

'Compromise' -- And Other Fables

Rick Horowitz | Posted 01.15.2015 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Obama shouldn't "poison the well"? Really?

Global Climate Deal Shouldn't Be Legally Binding, Top State Dept. Official Says

Reuters | Posted 12.15.2014 | Green

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON, Oct 14 (Reuters) - The United States wants to broker a global agreement on climate change that would ...

China Says Climate Deal Hinges On Aid To Emerging Economies

Reuters | Posted 08.06.2014 | World

By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent BONN, Germany, June 6 (Reuters) - China led calls by emerging economies on Friday for the ...

There Must Be Cause for Celebration in Cancun, as Tone of Climate Talks Will Pave the Way to Success at 'Rio+20' Earth Summit

Jonathan Wootliff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jonathan Wootliff

All eyes will be focused on the U.S. in Cancun. But unlike in Copenhagen, where participants were optimistic that a newly elected, "environmentally friendly" president would ensure success, no such expectations will abound this year.

Ryan Grim

Lindsey Graham, Dems' Best Hope For Fighting Climate Change, Is Skeptical Of Science | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Lucia Graves contributed to this report. How close is the Senate to a bipartisan climate deal? Here's the Democrats' best hope for compromise -- Lind...

Harry Reid "Deadly Serious" On Climate Bill Progress

Mother Jones | Kate Sheppard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Does John Kerry have good reason to be so optimistic about a climate bill? The Washington Post reports that he's getting strong signals that Senate Ma...

We All Have Disagreed to Agree, Now What?

Xiu Min Li | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Xiu Min Li

The vast differences between countries and within the environmental movement are telling as to how COP15 failed to result in a binding agreement. Where do we go from here?