Climate Talks: Wealthy Countries Urged to Foot Bill for Weather-Related Disasters

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Developing countries threaten to walk out of UN talks in Warsaw over failure to reach agreement on financial recompense.

Google Prods a Coal-Fired Utility Into Making Money on Green Power

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North Carolina’s Duke Energy wants to sell renewable energy directly to power-hogging companies like Google. 

Feds: Exxon Ignored Safety Risks in Lead-up to 210,000 Gallon Oil Spill

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Regulators proposed a $2.66 million fine for Exxon, saying the company could have prevented the crude oil spill that hit an Arkansas neighborhood this March.

Coal Summit in Warsaw Confronted by Climate Activists – and Science

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The Polish government’s decision to host an event promoting the coal industry  during the UN talks is facing a backlash.

Australia Slides Down to Bottom on Climate Change Performance Index

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Country’s growing greenhouse gas emissions draw criticism of ‘anti-climate’ influence at UN climate talks in Warsaw

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