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Let’s not blow our last chance

Biden’s bet that Washington can work is very dicey. Climate can’t be compromised. We’ve run out of time, squandered all our chances over the last

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Front and Center: President Biden’s Climate Plan

President Biden is putting climate change front and center in his administration. During the 2020 presidential campaign, candidate Joe Biden proposed a less-ambitious 4-year, $2tn

Jim Hansen, Climate Alarm

Jim Hansen is the leading scientist of the climate crisis. A long-time NASA researcher, his home field is radiation science. Since climate change is at

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Hope for COP26: Increasing Ambition

The 26th Conference of the Parties to United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) was postponed for a year because of the COVID-19 pandemic,

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Our Take: Al Gore at 73: Climate Statesman

The crisis has continued to worsen much faster than we have been implementing solutions,” said Al Gore, near the start of a wide-ranging interview he

ENERGY

Our Take: Getting to Net Zero

The global energy transition needs to happen fast, but the consequences for countries dependent on oil exports for much of their revenue would be catastrophic. 

Nuclear Energy – Where Are We Today?

Nuclear energy has long been touted as the ultimate fuel source, limitless and emission-free. However, the term nuclear energy conflates two very different processes and

FINANCE AND ECONOMICS

The Week the Climate Crisis Came of Age

Last week was an eventful one for the climate, an important one. Not because carbon emissions were slashed, nor because someone invented a cheap way