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  • China, U.S. agree on climate targets

    China, U.S. agree on climate targets
     China will aim for a peak in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, while the United States will strive to cut total emissions by more than a quarter by 2025, as the two countries try to drive through a new global climate pact in Paris next year. According...
  • Climate breakthrough

    Climate breakthrough
    The deal made by Chinese leader Xi Jinping and President Barack Obama to limit greenhouse gases from those two nations represents the most significant action in the fight against climate change in years. Suddenly, it appears international progress is...
  • UN official: China-US climate pact 'heartening' but short of what's needed

    UN official: China-US climate pact 'heartening' but short of what's needed
    A deal between China and the United States to combat global warming is "heartening" although it falls short of the action needed to avert the worst impacts, the head of the U.N. panel of climate scientists said on Wednesday. China said 2030 would be...
  • Republicans vow EPA fight as Obama touts China climate deal

    Republicans vow EPA fight as Obama touts China climate deal
    Republican congressional leaders on Wednesday wasted no time in criticizing what they called President Barack Obama's "one-sided" climate deal with China, using the announcement to declare war on the administration's plan to use executive actions to...
  • How realistic are the U.S.-China climate change goals?

    The newly announced landmark plans by the U.S. and China to limit their greenhouse gas emissions left open the question of how realistic the targets are. The plans feature a number of ambitious goals for each nation, but they face serious challenges. A...
  • Obama, Chinese president agree to landmark climate deal

    Reflecting the urgency and scale scientists have called for to cope with climate change, the U.S. and Chinese presidents laid out ambitious new targets Wednesday to cut pollution in a deal that negotiators hope will inspire similarly dramatic...
  • 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...