James West

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The Paris climate talks: Yes oui can!

France forbids massive climate march in wake of Paris attacks

The huge rally planned for the U.N. climate summit is canceled due to "the heightened security situation" in Paris.

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.

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.

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.

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."

Obama and Xi

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.

President Obama, President Xi Jinpin, and Pope Francis
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.

The world just keeps breaking heat records

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

Malcolm Turnbull

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.