Governments Must Stop Short-Term Outlook, Warns UN Development Head

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Helen Clark says that 20 years on from Rio Earth summit, sustainable development is still not mainstream policy.

How Huffington Post Aided a Demolition Job on Climate Science

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The fallout from a dubious rhetorical question posted by HuffPo’s science editor.

Mapping Disease to Climate


What do high sea levels have to do with mosquito outbreaks?

New Climate Strategy


Buy the damn coal and keep it in the ground.

What We Talk About When We Talk About the Decentralization of Energy


In an excerpt from her new book, Maggie Koerth-Baker looks at what electricity might mean to us after more of us start producing it at home.


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