This RSS feed URL is deprecated

Climate negotiation role-play in Paris feels like the real thing - MIT News

"World Climate" simulation, developed by MIT and Climate Interactive, challenges perceptions about climate negotiations and countries' development needs. Emily Dahl | MIT Energy Initiative December 7, 2015. Press Inquiries Share. Press Contact ...and more »

Activists Say Growth Must Factor Into Climate Solutions in India - New York Times

LE BOURGET, France — India has emerged as the country to watch at this year's Paris climate talks, as its negotiators argue that fast-growing emerging markets have the right to use fossil fuels to lift their citizens out of poverty — or need lots of ...and more »

A Change in Tone for Vladimir Putin's Climate Change Pledges - New York Times

LE BOURGET, France – Many observers were surprised on Monday when President Vladmir V. Putin of Russia – the head of a heavily polluting petrostate and a longtime skeptic of climate change – offered a platter of climate-friendly platitudes to his ...and more »

Stop Saying Climate Change Causes War - Foreign Policy

ALONEI HABASHAN, GOLAN HEIGHTS - NOVEMBER 27: Coils of barbed-wire protect visitors from wandering into the minefields that surround the wind farm on Mount Bnei Rasan overlooking the border with Syria on November 27, 2009 near the Israeli community of ...and more »

Scientists just undermined a key idea behind the Paris climate talks - Washington Post

As the climate negotiations in Paris proceed, many might be surprised to learn that the goal of all of this is not for the world to agree on new emissions cuts. Rather, countries have already pledged to make cuts on their own, and the task of the Paris ...and more »

Paris Climate Talks Face A Familiar Hurdle — American Politics - NPR

President Obama struck an optimistic tone Tuesday on the second day of the Paris climate talks. But he also touched on the domestic political difficulty in a country still heavily reliant on coal — and when it comes to dealing with Republicans on the ...and more »

11 terrifying climate change facts - Wired.co.uk

Climate change has pushed Earth into "uncharted territory". That was the stark warning published in a World Meteorological Organisation report in March of this year. Rising sea levels, melting arctic ice and record high temperatures are just some of ...and more »

10 Cities Win Sustainable Development Award - Next City

Cape Town was one of 10 cities to receive a C40 Cities Award today for its sustainability efforts. (Credit: C40 Cities). In recent years, city leaders across the globe have proposed initiatives, policies and projects to both combat climate change and ...and more »

A Stunt by Environmental Activists Targets Climate Doubters - New York Times

Besides their deadly serious purpose, the Paris climate talks are also an opportunity for elaborate displays of performance art. Some artists were very busy Sunday night. Environmental activists pasted more than 1,000 “Wanted” posters outside luxury ...and more »

The UN Climate Change Goals Are a Cop Out—Here's What We Should Do Instead - Fortune

The 21st United Nations Conference on Climate Change in Paris, in progress now, aims to limit global warming to 2°C between now and 2100. But is that goal ambitious enough? Amanda Ravenhill, co-founder of Project Drawdown, doesn't think so. She ...and more »