The US Will Leave Fossil Fuels in the Ground—Until After the Paris Climate Talks

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Officials postponed the auction of an oil and gas development lease until next spring.

Here’s Why the Words “Loss and Damage” Are Causing Such a Fuss at the Paris Climate Talks

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It’s not just mitigation and adaptation anymore.

Climate Change Deniers Try to Derail the Paris Talks

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The GOP is making its presence felt at the conference.

Saudi Arabia Accused of Trying to Wreck Paris Climate Deal

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One of the world’s largest oil producers is getting in the way of a deal and making implausible objections, say delegates and campaigners.

Are We Reaching Peak CO2?

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Maybe!

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