Lima Climate Change Talks Best Chance for a Generation, Say Upbeat Diplomats

Delegates attend the opening ceremony of the Climate Change Conference in Lima, Peru. Martin Mejia/AP

Hopes rise for global warming deal after US-China carbon commitments inject much-needed momentum into Peru talks.

Half of Americans Think Climate Change Is a Sign of the Apocalypse

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What a new report on theology and global warming means for public policy.

World Bank to Focus Future Investment on Clean Energy

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World Bank will only fund coal projects in cases of ‘extreme need’ due to the risk climate change poses to ending world poverty, says Jim Yong Kim.

5 Striking Things We’ve Learned About Pesticides in California

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Pesticides have been linked to everything from bee deaths to the hole in the ozone layer.

“So Little Time Between Hope and Death”

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This fall, Kashmir saw its worst floods in more than half a century. My family and I barely survived them.

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