World Bank Urges Nations to End ‘Wasteful’ Gas Flaring


Figures show gas flaring among major oil countries contributes as much to climate change as a major economy like Italy.

What Security Experts Can Teach Climate Geeks About Assessing Risk

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David Roberts chats with a national security expert about the connection between his work and climate change.

Hurricane Sandy, Explained

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Everything you need to know about the upcoming “Frankenstorm.”

US Presidential Debates’ Great Unmentionable: Climate Change

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No mention of global warming for the first time since Congress was briefed on the threat in 1988.

Profitable Climate Fixes Are Too Tempting for Rogue Geoengineers to Resist

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It is the politics of climate change – not the science of geoengineering – that has created the opportunity for controversial iron dump.


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