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Copenhagen and Climate Change

The people of the world continue to grapple with the question of how best to combat climate change

Lonely senator says Copenhagen necessary for climate action in U.S.

COPENHAGEN—Not a lot of U.S. Senators will make the trek to the United Nations' climate summit here—a delegation led by California Sen. Barbara Boxer will stay home to focus on the ongoing health care debate while arch-contrarian Senator James Inhofe (R–Okla.) stopped in but briefly...

December 16, 2009 — David Biello

Accord of Sorts in Copenhagen

Working late into the night, negotiators from the world's nations agreed in principle to attempt to limit the global postindustrial temperature rise to 2 degrees Celsius. Steve Mirsky reports, with Christina Reed in Copenhagen...

December 19, 2009

The Future of Nuclear Power

The U.S.--and the world--is gearing up to build a potentially massive fleet of new nuclear reactors, in part to fight climate change. But can nuclear power handle the load?

January 26, 2009

Making Carbon Markets Work

Limiting climate change without damaging the world economy depends on stronger and smarter market signals to regulate carbon dioxide
* Supplement: Extended version

December 1, 2007 — David G. Victor and Danny Cullenward
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