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The U.N. surprises everyone with a breakthrough deal to slow deforestation

It’s not often that happy, unexpected news emerges from climate negotiations, but that’s exactly what happened at a recent meeting in Germany.

How secret right-wing donors funneled $125 million to groups opposing climate action

Anonymous conservatives poured money into Donors Trust, and Donors Trust in turn poured it into groups that oppose CO2 regulations and clean energy.

This origami battery is cooler than your crane

But it's covered in bacteria.

Take an interactive tour of the world’s (cutest) vanishing species

This website shows you just how cute these 30 highly endangered species are.

A Tom Steyer for the right?

This Republican plans to spend $175 million trying to get his party to care about climate change

Jay Faison, a wealthy businessman, wants to get conservatives and moderates on board with "free-market" solutions to climate change.

how 'bout them (old) apples?

RIP, obsolete gadget you once thought would change your life

Instead of fawning over new Apple gadgets, take a tour through this house full of old ones.

Some big, important countries are promising to cut out fossil fuels by 2100

The G7 nations agreed that the global economy must move toward completely phasing out dirty energy. It's not binding, but it is notable.

Circuit Du Soleil

Could one of these robots save you in a climate disaster?

In a DARPA-sponsored contest, experts from industry and academia debut robots that could save our butts from climate disaster.

Who is climate change killing this week?

California sea lion pups and New England moose -- that's who!