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California isn't a country, so why are so many in the state headed to climate talks in Paris?

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Wed, 12/02/2015 (All day)

California will have a massive footprint at the United Nations summit on climate change in Paris, a symbol of the state’s political commitment to fighting global warming and the business interest of companies that can benefit from clean-energy policies.

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Why a Climate Deal Is the Best Hope for Peace

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Thu, 11/19/2015 (All day)

Soon after the horrific terror attacks in Paris, last Friday, our phones filled with messages from friends and colleagues: “So are they going to cancel the Paris climate summit?” “The drums of war are beating.

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The Great Glacier Melt Spreads to Greenland’s North

Published: 
Tue, 11/17/2015 (All day)

A Greenland glacier that holds the equivalent of 19 inches of sea-level rise has been melting at an accelerated rate since 2012, shedding as much as 5 billion metric tons a year, according to a new study published in the journal Science.

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Exxon Mobil Investigated for Possible Climate Change Lies by New York Attorney General

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Fri, 11/06/2015 (All day)

The New York attorney general has begun an investigation of Exxon Mobil to determine whether the company lied to the public about the risks of climate change or to investors about how such risks might hurt the oil business.

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China Burns Much More Coal Than Reported, Complicating Climate Talks

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Wed, 11/04/2015 (All day)

China, the world’s leading emitter of greenhouse gases from coal, has been burning up to 17 percent more coal a year than the government previously disclosed, according to newly released data. The finding could complicate the already difficult efforts to limit global warming.