James West

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Climate & Energy

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.

Climate & Energy

This legendary accounting firm ran the numbers on climate change

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

Climate & Energy

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.

Climate & Energy

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.

Climate & Energy

Watch this reporter drink purified sewage

California's historic drought is forcing once-squeamish Californians to take a new look at “toilet-to-tap” water reuse.

Climate & Energy

This huge corporation is tackling climate change — because it’s a threat to the bottom line

Food giant General Mills now has some pretty sweet climate bragging rights.

Business & Technology

Inside the huge solar farm that powers Apple’s iCloud

Lisa Jackson on Apple's wide-ranging plan to green its act.

Climate & Energy

Inside Yingli, the giant Chinese solar company sponsoring the World Cup

You've seen their logos on the sidelines, now get a peak inside the company trying to transform the world.

Climate & Energy

If you think climate politics in the U.S. are crazy, wait till you see what just happened in Australia

The latest addition to Australia's climate circus? Al Gore.