7,100 Cities From 119 Countries Join Together in Historic Collaboration to Accelerate Climate Action

Cities are bringing together the Compact of Mayors and the EU Covenant of Mayors to form Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy. Michael Bloomberg

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China’s Plan to Cut Meat Consumption by 50% Cheered by Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Cameron

China’s new dietary guidelines aim to cut its citizens’ meat consumption by 50 percent. Climate activists, including Arnold Schwarzenegger and James Cameron

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Wall Street Journal Willing to Print Truth About Climate Change if You Pay Them

The WSJ’s opinion page is perhaps the most influential outlet for climate denial and rarely gives its readers accurate information about how fossil fuels

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What Happens at Global Warming of 1.5 degrees ?

The Paris climate conference set the ambitious goal of finding ways to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, rather than the previous threshold of 2 degrees. But what would be the difference between a 1.5 and 2 degree world? And how realistic is such a target?

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Stephen Hawking: One Thing Threatens Us More Than Donald Trump … Climate Change

Stephen Hawking was asked if he could explain the rise of Donald Trump, to which the man replied, “I can’t. He is a demagogue, who seems to appeal to the

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UN, UCS point to risks to 31 world heritage sites – Yale Climate Connections

Australia concerns lead to holding-back case study on Great Barrier Reef, so Union of Concerned Scientists posts it independently.

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G7 nations pledge to end fossil fuel subsidies by 2025 | Environment | The Guardian

Leaders of the UK, US, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the EU urge all countries to join them in eliminating support for coal, oil and gas in a decade

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World Farmers Need to Do More to Stop Catastrophic Climate Change

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America Now Has 27.2 Gigawatts of Solar Energy: What Does That Mean? | InsideClimate News

One million solar power installations now dot America’s rooftops and landscape, an achievement being hailed as a milestone by advocates of solar energy. There were just 1,000 such projects at the turn of this century, and only six years ago, going solar cost twice as much.

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5 Huge Climate Success Stories 10 Years After the Release of Al Gore’s ‘An Inconvenient Truth’

Ten years ago, An Inconvenient Truth brought the issue of climate change out into the open and into mainstream culture like never before. From Pope Francis

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