James West

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Climate & Energy

A place with the population of West Virginia just powered a work day entirely on clean energy

Here's one for the naysayers who insist renewable energy can't keep the lights on and power our cities.

Climate & Energy

Will climate change make men extinct?

Probably not -- but a Japanese study DID find links between increasing temperature extremes and a declining proportion of male newborns.

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These 10 countries have pledged $2.3 billion to fight climate change. The U.S. isn’t one of them.

Contributions to the Green Climate Fund have been slow and low.

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Join us for live coverage of the U.N. climate talks

President Obama is among the world leaders talking about climate change in New York City.

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Why Scotland’s independence vote matters for climate change

How would an independent Scotland pay for its clean energy future?

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China’s coal addiction threatens the planet — but can it handle a natural gas revolution?

China's push to wean itself from coal has triggered a rush to develop alternative power sources. Here's a look at its natural gas boom.

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This legendary accounting firm ran the numbers on climate change

We're 20 years away from catastrophe, says PricewaterhouseCoopers.

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China just got serious about global warming. Now we’re really out of excuses.

The world's biggest polluter will set up a carbon market as early as 2016. Here's why that matters.

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5 terrifying facts from the leaked U.N. climate report

Even if we slash greenhouse gases immediately, the dangerous effects of global warming will continue for centuries to come.

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