James West

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Climate & Energy

French authorities near decision about whether to allow climate rallies

The government will decide Wednesday or Thursday whether or not the big Paris climate march will go ahead.

Climate & Energy

What will happen to the huge climate protests planned for Paris?

After the deadly terrorist attacks, climate activists are still planning to go ahead with protests and civil disobedience.

Climate & Energy

Bernie Sanders wants to ban new offshore drilling and fossil fuel development on federal land

The presidential candidate announced his support for a new climate bill.

Climate & Energy

Here’s what you should know about the new Justin Bieber video

Here's the truth about the Icelandic glacial waters that form the backdrop of Bieber's "I'll Show You."

Climate & Energy

China is about to launch the world’s biggest cap-and-trade program

As part of a new climate deal with the U.S., China is also agreeing to other measures, paving the way for progress at U.N. talks in Paris.

Triple Threat

Obama, the Chinese president, and the pope are all pushing climate messages in the U.S. this week

This unprecedented triumvirate is generating some real momentum toward climate action.

Climate & Energy

The world just keeps breaking heat records

2015 is on track to be the hottest year on record.

Climate & Energy

Australia ousts climate-denying prime minister, gets new one who has argued for climate action

Outgoing PM Tony Abbott is a climate denier. Brand-new PM Malcolm Turnbull is not, but he still isn't planning to change policy anytime soon.

Climate & Energy

Many U.S. Catholics haven’t heard of Pope Francis’ climate push

But his visit to the United States could change all that.