Swift action to cut methane emissions could slow the Earth’s warming by 30 percent, study finds

Such reductions could have a crucial impact in the global effort to limit warming below 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 Fahrenheit) compared to preindustrial levels — a central aim of the Paris climate accord.
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The $115 trillion price tag to cut global emissions

Big global polluters such as China, India and the U.S. have pledged to switch to cleaner energies, but such overhauls would require hefty funding and deft political maneuvering.
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Rich Lowry: Why Biden’s climate summit is overhyped

And who’s going to hold China accountable for its climate pledges, and how precisely?
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As leaders set fresh climate goals, Biden pledges US support

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden pledged Saturday to rejoin the Paris climate accord on the first day of his presidency, as world leaders staged a virtual gathering to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the international pact aimed at curbing global warming.

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Trump wants stronger oversight on China, except when it comes to climate change

There is a critically important role for independent international oversight on the self-reporting of another country on a problem that threatens the U.S. and the world - climate change.

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Earth Day message to leaders: After coronavirus, rebuild wisely

Activists and scientists called on world leaders to shift the global economy onto a healthier, more sustainable track.
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Brad Bannon: Earth Day marks the meeting of COVID-19 and climate change

President Trump's hesitation to aggressively fight the pandemic is symptomatic of his refusal to confront climate change.

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Why did Lindsey Graham join a climate group?

A new bipartisan caucus in the Senate aims to put climate policy on the menu in Congress.
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Trump's Paris Climate Accord divorce: Why it hasn't happened yet and what to expect

No, the U.S. isn’t out of the Paris climate agreement yet. Here’s what’s happening and what comes next.
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Trump serves notice to quit climate accord, as diplomats plot to save it

The United States notified the United Nations on Monday that it would leave the Paris climate agreement, staring the clock on a yearlong withdrawal process. 
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Trump prepares to formally withdraw U.S. from Paris Climate Accord

The White House is reportedly beginning to prepare to formally withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Climate Accord.
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Living on Earth: Beyond the Headlines

Peter Dykstra joins Host Steve Curwood to take a look at recurring devastation left behind by storms, and how quickly the media moves on from covering them. Then, the two discuss which nations are on track to meet their 2015 Paris Climate Accord goals and which are falling behind.

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Not the Onion: Fox News host expresses frustration that young Americans believe in climate change

"They want to fight the weather. The rest of us want to deal with real threats," Fox & Friends co-host Pete Hegseth said.
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Sea change: Facing a reckoning

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