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  • U.S.-China climate change agreement: What you need to know

    Wednesday's agreement between the United States and China on cutting greenhouse gas emissions could have lasting implications for the entire world. Here are some important things to know.  What are greenhouse gas emissions? These gases come from...
  • Lightning will increase with climate change, study predicts

    Lightning strikes in the lower 48 U.S. states will increase about 12% for every degree rise in Earth's average temperature, potentially sparking more wildfires, according to a new study. The new estimate was based on calculations of convective energy...
  • Why the U.S.-China climate deal is so important

    Global-warming talks in Paris next year have a better chance of reaching a productive conclusion now that the two biggest economies in the world — which also happen to be the two biggest climate polluters — have promised to curb greenhouse...
  • A reality check for the anti-GMO, anti-vaccine folks

    A reality check for the anti-GMO, anti-vaccine folks
    Despite our culture’s reflexive reverence for things that are “natural,” we should all be mindful that just because something is “natural” does not necessarily mean that it is good. The word “natural” has deep...
  • Obama to pledge $3 billion in climate aid for developing countries

    President Obama will pledge $3 billion to an international climate fund aimed at helping developing countries prepare for and slow the effects of climate change, a White House official said Friday. The U.S. pledged the money to the United Nations...
  • China-U.S. status: It's complicated

    Americans like to keep the world simple, dividing important countries into two groups: valued allies and hateful enemies. That approach suffices when we're talking about South Korea and North Korea. But it doesn't work well when it comes to China....
  • Why China might be ready to clear the air

    It's easy to throw cold water on the U.S. climate change agreement with China and, for spite, chill your glass in an energy-guzzling refrigerator: These are nonbinding goals for the far-off future, tossed out at a summit to make two leaders look good....
  • Obama, in latest climate move, pledges $3 billion for global fund

    President Barack Obama on Friday pledged a $3 billion U.S. contribution to an international fund to help poor countries cope with the effects of climate change, putting the issue front and center of the G20 Leaders Summit in Australia. The large size...
  • U.S., China take lead to reduce greenhouse gases

    U.S., China take lead to reduce greenhouse gases
    Bravo to the U.S. and China, the two countries that produce nearly half of the world's greenhouse gas emissions, on their landmark agreement to reduce these emissions. Presidents Obama and Xi have taken the international lead to mitigate the adverse...
  • No lame duck president

    No lame duck president
    For those who expected President Barack Obama to spend his final two years in office curled up in the fetal position after the thunderclap of Republican victories in the midterm election, better brace yourselves. Returning from his diplomatic trip to Asia...
  • We must demand clean power

    Thank you for recognizing the importance of the recent agreement by President Xi Jinping and President Barack Obama's in the editorial, "Climate breakthrough" (Nov. 12). That's exactly what this meeting represented — a breakthrough. This public...