Paris Climate Talks

Divide Between Rich and Poor Countries Presents Challenges for Paris Climate Talks

Aligning economic development and climate change mitigation strategies remains a challenge at Paris Climate Talks Gita Subramony for Zondits, December 14, 2015. Image credit: www.wfs.org The Paris Climate Talks began over a week ago with the atmosphere rich with the spirit of negotiation. The future of the planet is at stake here. If emissions go unchecked, global […]

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Two-Thirds of Californians Believe Drought is Related to Global Warming

Poll Finds Most Californians Say Climate Change Linked To Drought CBS SF Bay Area, July 29, 2015. Image credit: Don DeBold Nearly two-thirds of Californians believe global warming is having an impact on the state’s persistent drought, sharing Gov. Jerry Brown’s environmental concerns as he presses for tougher climate change standards, according to a new statewide […]

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Hopes Rise for Global Warming Deal During UN Climate Negotiations

UN climate negotiations opening in Lima on Monday have the best chance in a generation of striking a deal on global warming, diplomats say. After a 20-year standoff, diplomats and longtime observers of the talks say there is rising optimism that negotiators will be able to secure a deal that will commit all countries to take action against climate change.