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These Charts Show What the Paris Climate Agreement Is Up Against

Jan Christoph Minx | Posted 08.15.2016 | World
Jan Christoph Minx

BERLIN -- To keep the world from warming more than 1.5 degrees Celsius, we need to figure out how to achieve sustained and substantial greenhouse gas emissions reductions efficiently, and we need to do it soon.

Trump Wants To Renegotiate Climate Change Deal, 'Or Something Else'

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 05.18.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump said Tuesday that he would, at the very least, renegotiate the Paris climate agreement if he became president. He could als...

The WTO Gave Environmentalists A New Reason To Oppose The TPP

The Huffington Post | Ben Walsh | Posted 02.26.2016 | Business

The World Trade Organization is giving some environmentalists a reason to say “I told you so.” On Wednesday, the WTO, the international body that ...

Why the U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Will Not Derail Climate Action in China

Barbara A. Finamore | Posted 02.12.2017 | Green
Barbara A. Finamore

The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to temporarily halt implementation of President Obama's Clean Power Plan until the courts reach a final decision on the legal merits has raised concerns in other countries about the ability of the U.S. to meet its climate commitments.

How The Wall Street Journal's Climate Coverage Fails Businesses

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 01.05.2017 | Business

NEW YORK -- The Wall Street Journal may want to consider some editorial input from its advertisers. Such a thing would be journalistic sacrilege. But ...

5 Questions on the Paris Climate Deal for Keya Chatterjee, Head of the U.S. Climate Action Network

Tim Ward | Posted 12.13.2016 | Green
Tim Ward

A historic climate pact has been heralded as a success by world leaders. Meanwhile, protestors on the streets of Paris decry the deal as a disaster.

The Power of Paris: Climate Challenge Remains, But Now We're on the Right Path

Michael E. Mann | Posted 12.13.2016 | World
Michael E. Mann

One cannot understate the importance of the agreement arrived at in Paris. For the first time, world leaders have faced up to the stark warnings that climate scientists have been issuing for years, instead of shrinking away with denial and delay. And while the commitments made in Paris aren't on their own enough to stabilize greenhouse gas concentrations at safe levels, they are enough to begin bending the emissions curve towards a safe climate. Paris is a beginning of a process.

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...

Historic Climate Change Agreement Adopted In Paris

The Huffington Post | Lynne Peeples | Posted 12.12.2015 | Politics

After two weeks of tense talks, word-wrangling and marathon overnight meetings, diplomats in Paris agreed to a global climate change accord on Saturda...

Activists Paint Massive Sun On Paris Streets To Push For Renewable Energy Policy

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 12.11.2015 | World

Climate activists gathered Friday morning to give COP21 negotiators a little encouragement and send a message to the French government: get France to ...

The Climate Crisis Is a Once-in-a-Century Chance to Make Our World More Equitable

Naomi Klein | Posted 12.10.2016 | World
Naomi Klein

PARIS -- Climate change is not the only crisis we face. We also face a crisis of joblessness. Of inequality. Of racial and gender injustice. So when we talk about climate solutions in this context, it has to be about designing and then fighting for integrated solutions, ones that radically bring down emissions while simultaneously building more just economies and democracies based on true equality.

How California Is Fighting The Climate Apocalypse In Paris

Wired | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 12.09.2015 | World

LE BOURGET, FRANCE — Hall 2 at the Paris climate talks is what I like to call the Warehouse of Nations. It is where each country maintains a space f...

Why This Goal To Curb Climate Change May Not Be 'Ideal'

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 01.09.2017 | Science

If you're planning to follow the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change's Conference of the Parties -- which starts today and runs thro...

What You Need To Know About The Paris Climate Summit

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 11.30.2015 | Science

On Nov. 30, more than 100 world leaders will gather in Paris in what many consider one of the last remaining attempts to squelch the growing scourge o...

How China's 'New Normal' Growth Can Be a Catalyst for the G-20

Ernesto Zedillo | Posted 11.13.2016 | World
Ernesto Zedillo

TIANJIN, China -- Enlightened self-interest should encourage China to leverage its global economic weight in the pursuit of multilateral pathways to address more effectively critical issues where international cooperation has so far proven clearly insufficient.

World's Pledges To Reduce Carbon Emissions Aren't Enough, UN Warns

The Huffington Post | Lynne Peeples | Posted 11.17.2015 | Politics

Countries around the world are pledging to cut their carbon emissions ahead of next month's climate meeting in Paris, part of a desperate team effort ...

The Plan To Save The World

The New Republic | Nick Visser | Posted 10.27.2015 | Green

Right now, we're in a car, hanging on for dear life as we hurtle around a mountain bend. If we don't hit the brakes soon, we're going to lose control,...

White House Announces More Corporate Climate Commitments

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 10.19.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House announced additional signers of its American Business Act on Climate Pledge on Monday, bringing the total number of part...

Obama Outlines What Success At Paris Climate Conference Would Look Like

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 09.23.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama is "cautiously optimistic" about the prospect of a global climate agreement emerging from negotiations in Paris at the end of t...