Obama Just Called Saving the Planet an “Act of Defiance” Against Terror

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As major UN talks kick off in Paris, the president acknowledged America’s role in causing global warming.

A Massive Climate Summit Just Started in Paris. Here’s What You Need to Know.


Diplomats and scientists are descending on the French capital Monday. They’ll try to save the world.

Watch: Obama’s Top Environmental Official on the Paris Attacks and Why Climate Change Threatens National Security


Two weeks before the Paris climate talks, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy says the US is serious about taking action.

French Government Nearing Decision About Whether to Ban Climate Protests


We’ll know Wednesday or Thursday whether or not the big climate march in Paris will go ahead.

This Map Shows Where the Next Clean Energy Gold Mine Is


It’s an area half the size of Rhode Island.


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