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Biden climate team quietly plans transition

An array of academics, alumni of past administrations and think tank analysts have been serving the Biden campaign for months as volunteer advisers on climate change.
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China hits out at US climate record, in pointed message ahead of election

In an extraordinary diplomatic attack, Beijing suggested "troublemaker" US must answer to the international community for breaking the consensus on climate change.

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Joe Biden's effort to combat climate change would create green jobs but hit oil-dependent south Louisiana; here's why

Joe Biden is promising more middle-class jobs by promoting new, green industries in the fight against climate change.

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Economy, pandemic overshadow climate for young U.S. voters

The two dozen students who signed up for air pollution expert James Goldstene's advanced environmental studies class all say they are deeply passionate about fighting climate change. But when it comes to voting in the U.S. presidential election, many said climate change was not their top issue.

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Brazilian spies intimidated government's own delegates at climate talks

Bolsonaro sent four secret agents to the Cop25 climate summit in Madrid, where campaigners said Brazilian negotiators were afraid to talk to them
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How should the media talk about      climate change?

Genevieve Guenther, a former Renaissance scholar, studies how we discuss global warming—and how we don’t.
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Joe Biden answers 6 Vox questions about his climate change agenda

How Biden could use the powers of the presidency to protect vulnerable communities and hold fossil fuel companies accountable.

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Parting thoughts from a Republican climate hawk

A House Republican who has bucked his party to support strong legislation against climate change is retiring. Before leaving, he sounds off on partisanship, the environment and life after politics.
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China’s climate change researchers have a plan to radically reduce emissions by 2050

On the virtual stage of the United Nations General Assembly in September, President Xi Jinping made a bold commitment: China - the world's largest source of greenhouse gas emissions - would strive to become carbon neutral by 2060.

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Climate change is not a priority to most companies. Here’s how to hold them accountable

If elected, a Biden administration may deliver sweeping climate legislation. But there is no guarantee of what that might ultimately look like or when it will happen.

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Former Republican congressman says Murdoch's media outlets fuelling 'climate rejectionism'

A former Republican congressman has blamed Rupert Murdoch's media outlets for fuelling "climate rejectionism" among conservatives, suggesting they could be part of the reason why the United States is failing to lead the world to tackle global heating.

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Can countries deliver on their climate change pledges?

The world is getting increasingly hotter. Can countries take timely action to offset the damage?

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A guide to climate change in the 2020 presidential election

The climate crisis has risen as a major concern among voters. The two candidates have profoundly different approaches on energy, public lands and environmental priorities.
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Amy Coney Barrett has no opinion on climate change because she is "not a scientist"

Amy Coney Barrett is not a scientist. That's what she told Republican Senator John Kennedy of Louisiana on Tuesday when he asked the Supreme Court nominee if she had a personal view on the issue of climate change.

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Coal is gone, or almost, in areas that made Trump president

Donald Trump seized large victories four years ago in areas where coal plants had closed. But the industry's collapse accelerated under his presidency, making counties in Pennsylvania and other states more competitive.
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Roadmap points Europe toward safer, sustainable chemicals

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