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As nations grapple with how they can slash their emissions as part of the Paris climate agreement, some may use international credit schemes that...

Meet the man willing to spend millions to convince Elon Musk to dump Trump.

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A day for celebration and protest.

Saturday is Earth Day, the annual holiday to advocate good stewardship of the planet, launched in 1970 by the late Wisconsin senator Gaylord Nelson. This...

Trump policy advisers, split over Paris accord, will debate US role in pact.

By CORAL DAVENPORTApril 18, 2017WASHINGTON — President Trump’s most influential policy advisers are urging him to keep the United States in the landmark Paris climate accord...

Understanding climate risks makes us all less vulnerable.

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Climate funds for world’s poorest slow to materialise.

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Rich countries urged to honor climate pledges.

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Great Barrier Reef tourism: Caught between commerce and conservation alarm.

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