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The Climate Wars Are Already Here

In the Niger River Basin, climate change, an exploding population, and paltry infrastructure have formed a perfect storm for a new era of conflict.

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Turning Up the Heat on a Hot India

The U.S.-China climate deal has all eyes on India. But is New Delhi ready to commit to emissions targets?

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How Much Is the U.S.-China Climate Deal Worth?

Since the failure of the 2009 climate summit in Copenhagen, both the United States and China have largely retreated from big international agreements, each waiting ...

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A Day Late and a Degree Short

Will the U.S.-China climate deal actually do anything to stop rising global temperatures?

Dispatch

The Peat Monster

Finland's pristine environment has been ruined, activists say, by an out-of-control energy giant -- turning once pristine lakes into brown pools teeming with "monkey disease."

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