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More than 100 heads of state went to frigid Copenhagen in December 2009 and failed to deliver a global deal. The scene this year shifts to sunny Cancun, and most of them are staying home. We’ll be there. Stay tuned for more climate reports.

The president’s climate proclamations during his trip ring hollow to environmentalists who oppose Arctic drilling, but oil still fuels Alaska’s economy.
President Obama hopes his three-day tour of Alaska this week highlights the devastating impacts of...
09/01/2015 | Read More
A Q&A with Robert J. Brulle about a new book by members of the American Sociological Association on what they can contribute to the climate debate.
The American Sociological Association, like academic bodies from psychology and anthropology before...
08/25/2015 | Read More
An overestimation of the country’s pollution by 14 percent gives China a little more wiggle room at the climate treaty negotiating table in Paris.
Carbon emissions from China are 14 percent lower than previously estimated because those estimates...
08/19/2015 | Read More
Canadian producers share an uncertain future with the oil industry, but higher costs and opposition to expansion and pipelines bring extra hardship.
Canadian oil sands producers, facing a double whammy of low oil prices and higher taxes in Alberta...
08/11/2015 | Read More
Low prices are forcing companies to curtail exploration and borrow to sustain dividends and stock value as the world looks to curtail emissions.
With the oil industry facing what could be its worst downturn in more than 45 years, the major...
08/06/2015 | Read More
This primer explains why faith is beginning to wane in the Green Climate Fund, designed to heal divisions between rich and poor nations.
Faith in the Green Climate Fund, the finance arm long believed to hold a key to achieving a global...
07/20/2015 | Read More
Investors warned that keeping global warming at 2 degrees means gas companies could shelve big plans for LNG in U.S., Canada and Australia.
An estimated $283 billion in potential liquefied natural gas projects could be dropped or deferred...
07/07/2015 | Read More
A Q&A with Jeremy Leggett about his new book chronicling the 'Carbon War:' 'It feels like a civil war...minus the bullets.'
As 200 countries prepare for a Paris gathering in December in hopes of finalizing a climate treaty...
07/06/2015 | Read More
Attacks are undermining India's global standing, the stability of its democracy and its role in upcoming climate talks, experts say.
India has recently ramped up attacks on environmental and development organizations that work on...
05/14/2015 | Read More
White House praises commitment that surpasses China's and could motivate other developing nations on the road to Paris climate talks.
Mexico promised on Friday that its emissions of greenhouse gases will peak by 2026 and then begin...
03/27/2015 | Read More