Middle East Summers Could Become Unlivable By End Of Century

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The “father of global warming” has a dire warning for people living in hot, tropical locales.

We’ll Always Have Paris

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The historic climate agreement struck in December has yet to be signed, and already has suffered one setback after another.

Weird Ailments, Toxic Water, Dismissive Officials—and No, This Isn’t Flint

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The environmental justice disaster you’ve never heard of.

The Polluters the Paris Treaty Ignores

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International shipping and aviation emit as much as entire wealthy nations, but they’re not bound by the COP21 deal.

Paris Talks May Set an Ambitious—and Meaningless—Goal on Climate Change

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Based on current policies, there is no hope of limiting warming to 1.5 degrees.

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