Paris Climate Talks

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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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In Paris, Schwarzenegger and Brown unite to seek climate action

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Tue, 12/08/2015 (All day)

It was like the debut of an environmentally themed buddy cop drama, with a political odd couple uniting against a common foe.

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This Interactive Map Shows How Global Warming Is Changing Our World

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Fri, 12/04/2015 (All day)

With just seven days until the close of the Paris climate talks, the clock is ticking on negotiators tasked with drafting a plan to slow global warming. Scientists warn that if something drastic isn’t done to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, Earth could see a devastating transformation as a result, with water from melting ice caps flooding major cities around the world, for instance, or devastating crop losses.

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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.