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Limping to Paris
Limping to Paris
Kerry: Climate Deal Won’t Be a Treaty

US Secretary of State John Kerry admitted the upcoming Paris climate summit won’t produce an international treaty.

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Officials Hedging Ahead of Climate Summit

Swedish officials are pouring cold water on green optimism ahead of looming Paris climate talks.

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Moving the Climate Goalposts

Due to some tinkering, a new UN climate model seems to revive a goal that was once thought dead.

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UN Pessimistic About Climate Future

The UN says national climate commitments don’t go far enough. No one’s happy with the state of climate talks.

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What Poland’s Elections Mean for the Global Climate Treaty

Poland’s new government isn’t happy with the state of climate negotiations, and that should have negotiators readying for Paris very concerned.

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It’s Pay Up or Shut Up for the Climate Deal

Developing nations require payment if they’re to sign on to a Global Climate Treaty this December.

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No One’s Happy with the State of Climate Talks

Poor countries were just handed a new cudgel with which to beat developed countries at the upcoming climate talks in Paris.

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Scientists Say Climate Summit Structure Is Deeply Flawed

A group of researchers has called for a redesign of international climate talks just weeks ahead of what is being billed as an historic summit.

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What Good Is an Unenforceable Climate Deal?

The UN’s climate chief hints that Paris won’t produce a binding treaty.

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Can a Climate Deal Happen Without a Climate Fund?

The World Bank’s special envoy for climate change came out against the creation of a climate slush fund. What that means for the Paris talks.

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Asia's Game of Thrones

Taiwan has been engaging in military drills this week around Taiping Island, its major foothold in the South China Sea—and Vietnam is having none of it.

Power Problems

What a new bankruptcy means for the American (and global) nuclear power industry:

Fear the Airpocalypse

But how much trust can we put in European emissions testing?

Asia's Game of Thrones

Li Keqiang’s trip Down Under aimed to shore up Australian support for Chinese trade, with mixed results.

Political Economy

If America’s economic momentum persists, Trump may once again prove harder to stop than his opponents imagine.

Reforming China

Even a Chinese state think tank speaks the ugly truth.

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