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December 11, 2015

The Polluters the Paris Treaty Ignores

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

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December 11, 2015

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

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

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December 11, 2015

The Ugly Truth Lurking Behind the Climate Talks

As a climate deal nears, power players want accountability (just not for themselves).

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December 11, 2015

A Diplomatic, Apocalyptic Game of Jenga

As the precarious climate talks build toward toward a climax, one French diplomat tries to keep it all from crashing down.

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Years of strip-mining have left three-quarters of Nauru's land useless. Sosrodjojo/JiwaFoto/ZUMA
December 11, 2015

The Island of Nauru Could Live or Die at the Hands of COP21

Over the years, this tiny Pacific island has been devastated by war, phosphate mining, and now climate change.

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Ethiopians in the rural Ziway Dugda district await distribution of emergency food aid in January. Mulugeta Ayene/AP
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The Science Behind Ethiopia’s Hunger Crisis

The country’s last mega-droughts killed hundreds of thousands. Could the same thing happen again?

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Good News: China’s Greenhouse Emissions Might Already Have Peaked

The world’s biggest emitter is on track to meet its Paris pledge early.

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