5 Big Developments From the Beginning of the Paris Climate Summit

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After just a few days, billions of dollars have been committed to clean energy.

The Fossil Fuel Industry Is Bankrolling the Paris Climate Talks

Jesse Bragg

Some of the event’s sponsors might be part of the problem, not the solution.

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.

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