COP 21

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A Climate Deal, 6 Fateful Years in the Making

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Tue, 12/15/2015 (All day)

It took almost two weeks for negotiators from 195 countries to finally pass the landmark climate accord this weekend after several espresso-fueled all-nighters and long, passionate debates over the meaning of a single word, such as “shall.”

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China, U.S. relationship key in climate agreement

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Tue, 12/15/2015 (All day)

Even as smog levels in Beijing often turn the sky a smoky gray, one thing was clear at the global climate change talks in Paris: China, once a laggard, emerged as a key player in the battle to help avert the worst effects of global warming.

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Jerry Brown in Paris: California governor goes deep on climate change and other global threats

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Mon, 12/14/2015 (All day)

California Gov. Jerry Brown had a song stuck in his head, and he wanted to hear it.

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Nearly 200 nations join together to fight climate change in historic Paris agreement

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Mon, 12/14/2015 (All day)

Representatives from nearly 200 countries made common cause in the fight against climate change Saturday, adopting an agreement they hope will avert some of the worst effects of global warming and shift economies around the world to cleaner energy sources.