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November 5, 2013

Carbon Emissions Must be Cut ‘Significantly’ by 2020, Says UN Report

Failure will mean greater costs and risks and pathway to limiting temperature rise to under 2C will close fast.

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November 4, 2013

Polar Bear Attacks: Scientists Warn of Fresh Dangers in Warming Arctic

Two people injured in latest attack as hungry bears deprived of access to sea ice increasingly look for food on land.

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October 29, 2013

Carbon Farming: It’s a Nice Theory, but Don’t Get Your Hopes Up

A 24-year-old conservation cropping experiment in rural Australia has become a test case for capturing carbon.

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October 29, 2013

The County Council Election That Could Make or Break Big Coal

Voters in rural Washington could decide the fate of millions of tons of coal exports to China.

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More Climate Desk Features

March 21, 2014

Charts: How Dangerous Are the Gas Pipes Under Your City?

America’s aging gas network is big and getting bigger. Why that could be bad for you and the climate.

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March 17, 2014

What These Historical Kings and Marauders Can Teach Our Leaders About Climate Change

Never fight a land war in Asia—unless the climate is on your side.

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Courtesy Mississippi Power
March 12, 2014

Can This Coal Plant Save the Climate?

Step inside the project that could be the key to Obama’s climate legacy… or a multibillion-dollar boondoggle.

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Russian troops, in uniforms without insignia, continue to surround Ukrainian military facilities in the Crimea region. Valery Matytsin/ITAR-TASS/ZUMA
March 10, 2014

What the Ukraine Crisis Means for the Energy Industry

Four ways that energy politics are shaping the standoff with Russia.

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