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The Rise of Moral Environmentalism

Humanity is once again living in a millenarian moment.

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Is the 2C Goal Dead?

The world is set to blow past one of the most widely-cited climate warming limits, according to new research.

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Looks Like We’re Ditching a Key Climate Goal in Paris

Will the Paris summit kill the oft-hyped 2 degrees Celsius climate change target? All signs point to yes.

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World Woefully Unprepared for Paris Climate Summit

Only 37 of 196 UN member states have submitted required national plans for tackling climate change. What does this say about the global movement?

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UN Officials Already Hedging Paris Climate Summit

Ten months out and already top officials are trying to tamp down expectations for this year’s climate summit in Paris.

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Green Policies Hamstring EU Growth

A new report finds that the EU’s green policies were poorly constructed, and its costs are outstripping its benefits.

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America’s Biggest Loser

Not even $57 million, spent by Tom Steyer, helped move the public on green matters. But this is not because voters suffer from ill-founded climate skepticism. Rather, the public is suffused with well-founded policy skepticism.

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The EU’s Resolve Wavers Ahead of Climate Change Deal

Poland leads a group of central and eastern European countries highly skeptical of a raft of new EU green policy proposals. Green dreams are running headlong into harsh economic realities in Brussels next week.

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A Better Global Approach to Climate Change?

While delegates meet in Bonn for UN-brokered climate talks, a parallel summit is underway halfway around the world in Mexico City, focusing on sharing practical solutions to local problems.

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What the IPCC Doesn’t Get

The IPCC has some suggestions for averting disastrous climate change, but rather than propping up current-generation renewables technology, we’d be better off funding the research and development of products capable of competing on their own merit.

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AFTER ISIS

With the Iraqi government’s move to retake Kirkuk, it’s time for the U.S. to start planning for just how bad things could get.

Counting Carbon

The EIA projects US energy-related greenhouse gas emissions will continue to fall this year.

European Disunion

In forcing Catalonia to clarify its intentions on independence, Madrid is chipping away at the separatists’ facade of unity.

Development and Its Discontents

A new data dive offers mixed evidence, confirming some prevailing narratives and confounding others.

Echo Chamber Redux

Americans deserve in-depth commentary and analysis about the merits and faults of the Iran nuclear deal. They are not getting it.

Spy Games

Another disturbing chapter in the Obama-era spy wars.

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