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.

Can California Help the Paris Climate Talks Succeed?

California sunset

Plus: Tom Steyer on Bernie Sanders’ new climate plan and how global warming will impact the 2016 election.

Here’s What You Need to Know About President Obama’s Decision to Reject the Keystone XL Pipeline

Barack Obama

Watch Climate Desk’s explainer video.

The Keystone XL Pipeline Isn’t Dead Yet. Here’s What You Need to Know About What Comes Next.

Oil sands production in Alberta, Canada. chris kolaczan/Shutterstock

Low oil prices are squeezing production of one of the world’s dirtiest fossil fuels.

GOP Sen. Kelly Ayotte Backs Obama’s Climate Change Plan

Kelly Ayotte

Facing a tough re-election bid, Ayotte stakes out a moderate position on power plants.


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