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Fires, Flooding, and Climate Finance: Is there enough fast-start funding?

Corbin Hiar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Corbin Hiar

The World Resources Institute recently released updated estimates of the "fast-start" climate mitigation and adaption commitments rich nations made to...

What Matters This Week: Russia Burns While Electric Cars Sizzle

David Ferris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Ferris

We explore what works and what sucks in the business of saving the planet. News from the Northern Hemisphere is grim.

Force Majeure: Wildfires in Russia

Emile Hirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Emile Hirsch

2010-08-11-hischthinpull.jpg The fires, which have halted production on the movie I flew here to shoot, cover over 400,000 acres across the country.

Russian Wildfires Raise Fears Of Radioactive Smoke

AP | MANSUR MIROVALEV | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — Wildfires threatened to stir radioactive particles left over from the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster back into the air over western Ru...

PHOTOS: Co-Pilot Putin Helps Put Out Russia's Wildfires

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) MOSCOW - Prime Minister Vladimir Putin climbed into a firefighting plane Tuesday and dumped water on two of the hundreds of wildfires sweeping th...

Wildfires Cost Russia $15 Billion

AP | LYNN BERRY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — Prime Minister Vladimir Putin climbed into a firefighting plane Tuesday and dumped water on two of the hundreds of wildfires sweeping t...

Moscow Deaths DOUBLE Amid Smog And Heat Wave (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) MOSCOW — Deaths in Moscow have doubled to an average of 700 people a day as the Russian capital is engulfed by poisonous smog from wildfire...

Smog Over Moscow Worsens As Wildfires Rage

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — A deep layer of smog from wildfires around Moscow hung over the Russian capital Saturday, prompting many city residents to wear masks a...