Here’s What President Obama Just Promised the World in the Fight Against Climate Change

Charlie Riedel/AP

Can Republicans block it?

Japan Wants You to Believe That These Coal Plants Will Help the Environment

The construction site of a Japanese-financed coal plant in Kudgi, India Aijaz Rahi/AP

WTF is “climate finance”?

Vanuatu’s President: “Yes, Climate Change Is Contributing to This”


As Cyclone Pam devastates his country, President Baldwin Lonsdale speaks out on the link between global warming and extreme weather.

How the US Embassy Tweeted to Clear Beijing’s Air


The American government exposed just how “crazy bad” China’s air really was.

China’s Surprise Viral Hit: An Environmental Documentary

Under the Dome

A film criticizing Beijing’s pollution record has logged millions of views, and the government now appears to be acknowledging its failures to implement reforms.


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