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Tech billionaires team up for clean energy coalition at Paris climate talks

Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, and other tech giants pledged to spark a zero-carbon "economic revolution."

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Obama: At least some of the Paris climate deal must be legally binding

The president said that countries should be held accountable to periodic reviews of emissions targets.

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Philippines president talks climate justice in Paris

'Invariably, those who have the least bear most of the burden,' says the leader of the forum for nations that will take the hardest hits from climate change.

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India and France launch a solar alliance — and a book of environmental quotes

On day one of the climate summit, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President François Hollande made some big announcements.

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The EPA raises the Renewable Fuels Standard. Here’s why that makes no sense

Ethanol uses up farmland and harms the climate even more than fossil fuels. But it's business, and somebody's making hay.


Soft drink tax war to bubble up in cities across the U.S.

Soda taxes are finally gaining traction. Next year, they might appear at the polling booth in a city near you.


All those toxic chemicals in the ocean? Birds are pooping them back on shore

Guano is even grosser than we thought.

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How to read the jargon at the Paris climate change talks

This guide translates the diplomat-speak to more common language.

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Obama calls the climate fight an “act of defiance” against terrorism

As major U.N. talks kick off in Paris, the president acknowledged America's role in causing global warming.

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