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February 2015

Four Reasons To Study A Bad Idea: Geoengineering

Scientists who worked on the National Research Council's new report on climate intervention want us to understand that they think geoengineering is a terrible idea, but they think it's crucial that we study it.
The scientists think it's a bad idea to…

India Lowers Expectations For Paris Climate Talks

The Paris Climate Conference this December will not produce an agreement that is "environmentally optimal," according to the member of parliament who served as India's chief negotiator at the 2009 conference in Copenhagen.
But Paris will serve as a…

The developing world will rapidly increase its use of electricity in the next 15 years, and coal remains the most likely fuel to power that growth, despite carbon emissions, according to a panel of world leaders in climate policy and economics.