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Macron Says US Will Rejoin The Paris Climate Accord 'One Day'1:07
April 25, 2018
By Gabrielle Ware

Macron Says US Will Rejoin The Paris Climate Accord 'One Day'

Macron stuck firm to his views on climate change Wednesday, even though they differ from Trump's agenda.
Macron Pitches Congress On His Globalist Vision1:29
April 25, 2018
By Matt Picht

Macron Pitches Congress On His Globalist Vision

The French president called for the U.S. to stay in the Iran nuclear deal during his speech to a joint session of Congress.
Expensive Climate Change Policies Can Return Huge Economic Benefits1:25
April 23, 2018
By Tyler Adkisson

Expensive Climate Change Policies Can Return Huge Economic Benefits

Researchers at MIT wanted to see how big of an economic benefit countries got if they followed through with their plans to reduce carbon emissions.
Bloomberg Promises To Help Pay For The US' Paris Climate Commitment0:40
April 22, 2018
By Ethan Weston

Bloomberg Promises To Help Pay For The US' Paris Climate Commitment

He committed $4.5 million on Sunday.
Even With Loose CO2 Rules, The US Could Still Hit Paris Climate Goals1:26
February 16, 2018
By Steven Sparkman

Even With Loose CO2 Rules, The US Could Still Hit Paris Climate Goals

Because natural gas is cheap right now, power plants are using less coal, and their emissions have plummeted.
Paris Is Partly Underwater, And It'll Likely Stay That Way For A While:48
January 27, 2018
By Lindsey Pulse

Paris Is Partly Underwater, And It'll Likely Stay That Way For A While

Torrential rain has caused the River Seine to rise above 17 feet, and experts think those water levels won't be back to normal anytime soon.
Disagreement Over Paris Deal Re-emerges During US-Norway Talk1:07
January 10, 2018
By Casey Mendoza

Disagreement Over Paris Deal Re-emerges During US-Norway Talk

Norway's prime minister advocated for her country's strong environmental policies during a meeting with President Donald Trump.
How Earth Science Fared During Trump's First Year In Office1:53
December 21, 2017
By Sarah Schlieder

How Earth Science Fared During Trump's First Year In Office

President Donald Trump's changes to climate policy might not be as bad as some expected.
France Vows To End All Fossil Fuel Production By 2040:50
December 20, 2017
By Caitlin Baldwin

France Vows To End All Fossil Fuel Production By 2040

The announcement comes after France promised to ban gas and diesel-fueled vehicles by 2040.
Why Is Climate Change No Longer Considered A National Security Threat?1:14
December 18, 2017
By Tyler Adkisson

Why Is Climate Change No Longer Considered A National Security Threat?

Some say President Donald Trump's recent decision is part of his effort to nix Obama-era climate change rules that Trump says hurt the U.S. economy.
France Awards Grants To US Scientists Studying Climate Change1:09
December 11, 2017
By Samantha Kummerer

France Awards Grants To US Scientists Studying Climate Change

The "Make Our Planet Great Again" contest was announced after President Donald Trump withdrew the U.S. from the Paris climate accord.
Dozens Of Mayors Expected To Sign Their Own Climate Accord0:57
December 5, 2017
By Ryan Biek

Dozens Of Mayors Expected To Sign Their Own Climate Accord

According to USA Today, at least 36 U.S. cities are expected to sign the Chicago Climate Charter.
US States, Cities And Businesses Pledge To Honor Paris Climate Accord1:53
November 12, 2017
By Gabrielle Ware

US States, Cities And Businesses Pledge To Honor Paris Climate Accord

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced the America's Pledge effort on Saturday.
Could China Be The New Global Leader On Climate Change Reform?7:33
November 7, 2017
By James Packard

Could China Be The New Global Leader On Climate Change Reform?

China's air pollution is really bad, but there might be more solutions in rural areas than in the big cities.
The US Is Now The Only Country Not On Board With The Paris Accord0:50
November 7, 2017
By Lindsey Pulse

The US Is Now The Only Country Not On Board With The Paris Accord

Syria announced at United Nations climate talks that it plans to join the agreement.
A Holdout Just Joined The Paris Climate Agreement0:53
October 24, 2017
By Lindsey Pulse

A Holdout Just Joined The Paris Climate Agreement

Local media report Nicaragua gave documents to the United Nations that finalize its place in the climate pact.
Federal Watchdog Thinks Climate Change's Economic Costs Will Skyrocket1:01
October 24, 2017
By Ryan Biek

Federal Watchdog Thinks Climate Change's Economic Costs Will Skyrocket

The Government Accountability Office argues climate change is a key issue and asked the Trump administration to take action.
How To Keep Countries Honest About Their Carbon Emissions1:16
September 22, 2017
By Evan Thomas

How To Keep Countries Honest About Their Carbon Emissions

The Paris climate accord is built on trust — but countries can't or don't always properly report their greenhouse gas emissions.
One Of The Last Paris Climate Accord Holdouts Just Agreed To Sign0:55
September 21, 2017
By Lindsey Pulse

One Of The Last Paris Climate Accord Holdouts Just Agreed To Sign

Local media reports Nicaragua initially refused to join because it thought enforcement wasn't strong enough and that it "was not realistic."
Federal Draft Report On Climate Change Pins A Lot Of Blame On Humans1:12
August 8, 2017
By Lindsey Pulse

Federal Draft Report On Climate Change Pins A Lot Of Blame On Humans

The report says it's "extremely likely" that more than half of mean global temperature rise since 1951 was caused by human activity.
US Tells UN It's Leaving Paris Agreement But Will Go To Meetings1:14
August 5, 2017
By Jake Jones

US Tells UN It's Leaving Paris Agreement But Will Go To Meetings

According to the agreement, no country can officially withdraw until 2020.
Study: Climate Change Could Kill 150,000 Europeans A Year By 21001:16
August 5, 2017
By Grant Suneson

Study: Climate Change Could Kill 150,000 Europeans A Year By 2100

A study published in The Lancet projects 150,000 Europeans could die every year from heat waves brought on by climate change.
A Warming Planet Is Inevitable, New Research Finds1:42
July 31, 2017
By Evan Thomas

A Warming Planet Is Inevitable, New Research Finds

The planet will heat up, according to new analyses. The question is by how much?
Al Gore Has A Message For The Next Generation's Climate Action1:03
July 25, 2017
By Zach Toombs

Al Gore Has A Message For The Next Generation's Climate Action

The former vice president wants millennials to organize around climate action.
California Climate Proposal Passes In A Rare Bipartisan Effort1:17
July 18, 2017
By Gabrielle Ware

California Climate Proposal Passes In A Rare Bipartisan Effort

The agreement extends a proposal to lower carbon emissions by 2030.
Macron Is Hopeful He'll Convince Trump To Rejoin Paris Accord1:26
July 16, 2017
By Gabrielle Ware

Macron Is Hopeful He'll Convince Trump To Rejoin Paris Accord

French President Emmanuel Macron said the two discussed the climate accord while President Trump was in Paris.
Babies Are Cute — But They Might Not Be Environmentally Friendly1:42
July 12, 2017
By Gabrielle Ware

Babies Are Cute — But They Might Not Be Environmentally Friendly

A study found having one less child is the best thing an individual can do to fight global warming. But the option is rarely discussed.
When It Comes To Climate Change, It's Just The G-190:49
July 8, 2017
By Jake Jones

When It Comes To Climate Change, It's Just The G-19

The U.S. was the only outlier as world leaders stood by the Paris climate agreement at the G-20 summit Saturday.
France Has Set A Date To Ban Gas And Diesel Vehicle Sales0:52
July 6, 2017
By Briana Koeneman

France Has Set A Date To Ban Gas And Diesel Vehicle Sales

On Thursday, the country's new ecology minister announced a ban on gas- and diesel-powered vehicle sales by 2040.
India Might Set Another Record For Most Trees Planted In 24 Hours0:50
July 3, 2017
By Melissa Prax

India Might Set Another Record For Most Trees Planted In 24 Hours

The country might've broken a record it set in 2016.
Trump Is Trying To Shore Up A Shaky Relationship With France's Macron1:31
June 28, 2017
By Grant Suneson

Trump Is Trying To Shore Up A Shaky Relationship With France's Macron

President Trump will visit France to reaffirm "America’s strong ties" with the country after a rocky start.
Over 7,400 Cities Worldwide Are Sticking With The Paris Agreement1:16
June 28, 2017
By Lindsey Pulse

Over 7,400 Cities Worldwide Are Sticking With The Paris Agreement

More than 130 U.S. cities are part of the group.
These Oil Companies Want To Put A Tax On CO2 Emissions0:57
June 21, 2017
By Lindsey Pulse

These Oil Companies Want To Put A Tax On CO2 Emissions

Exxon, BP and Shell announced support for rolling back Obama-era regulations in favor of a new tax.
France's President Launches Website To 'Make Our Planet Great Again'1:35
June 9, 2017
By James Packard

France's President Launches Website To 'Make Our Planet Great Again'

France's president is using his trolling skills to call for more action on climate change, and he wants American scientists to join him.
Hawaii Made Its Paris Commitment Official — By Signing It Into Law0:58
June 7, 2017
By Lindsey Pulse

Hawaii Made Its Paris Commitment Official — By Signing It Into Law

One law aims to cut greenhouse gas emissions; the other creates a task force that will work to trap and store carbon dioxide.
The Trump Administration's Numbers About The Coal Industry Are Way Off1:33
June 6, 2017
By Grant Suneson

The Trump Administration's Numbers About The Coal Industry Are Way Off

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said the coal industry added 50,000 jobs recently, but the real figure was only about 1,000.
They'll Always Have Paris: California, China Sign Climate Deals0:52
June 6, 2017
By Lindsey Pulse

They'll Always Have Paris: California, China Sign Climate Deals

California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed agreements with officials in China to broaden collaboration on environmental protection.
UN Ambassador Nikki Haley Just Nailed Down Trump's Climate Views1:14
June 4, 2017
By Jake Jones

UN Ambassador Nikki Haley Just Nailed Down Trump's Climate Views

Haley told CNN's Jake Tapper the president believes climate change is real and pollution is part of the problem.
Does Trump Believe In Climate Change? White House Won't Say2:18
June 2, 2017
By Lauren Stephenson

Does Trump Believe In Climate Change? White House Won't Say

The administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and the White House press secretary didn't give the press a definitive answer.
Here's The Bold Way France Responded To Trump's Climate Deal Exit1:07
June 2, 2017
By James Packard

Here's The Bold Way France Responded To Trump's Climate Deal Exit

The French government isn't wasting any time firing back at President Trump for announcing he'll withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate deal.
Michael Bloomberg Is Coming To The United Nations' Rescue0:57
June 2, 2017
By Katherine Biek

Michael Bloomberg Is Coming To The United Nations' Rescue

Bloomberg wants to help the United Nations make up some of the funds it will lose now that the U.S. has pulled out of the Paris climate agreement.
Some US Cities And States Aren't Giving Up On The Paris Agreement1:07
June 2, 2017
By Lindsey Pulse

Some US Cities And States Aren't Giving Up On The Paris Agreement

Government officials in 10 states are reportedly negotiating to be part of the deal after President Donald Trump said the U.S. will leave the accord.
World Reacts To Trump's Decision To Withdraw From Climate Agreement1:55
June 1, 2017
By Lauren Stephenson

World Reacts To Trump's Decision To Withdraw From Climate Agreement

Reactions to President Trump's announcement that the U.S. will withdraw from the climate accord poured in quickly.
The US Could Prevent A Lot Of Deaths By Switching From Coal To Solar0:48
June 1, 2017
By Ethan Weston

The US Could Prevent A Lot Of Deaths By Switching From Coal To Solar

If the U.S. switched from coal to solar energy production, it could prevent almost all of the premature deaths related to energy production.
The US Is Officially Leaving The Paris Climate Agreement0:59
June 1, 2017
By Lindsey Pulse

The US Is Officially Leaving The Paris Climate Agreement

The U.S. is the world's second-largest contributor to global emissions.
China Is Championing Itself As A Leader In Climate Change1:10
June 1, 2017
By Ryan Biek

China Is Championing Itself As A Leader In Climate Change

China's premier said he hoped other countries would follow his country's example in sticking with the Paris Agreement on climate change.
President Donald Trump Still Won't Commit To The Paris Agreement0:49
May 27, 2017
By Lindsey Pulse

President Donald Trump Still Won't Commit To The Paris Agreement

He says he'll make a decision next week.
Trump Might Soon Clear Up Confusion Over His Climate Agreement Stance2:12
May 9, 2017
By Eugene Daniels

Trump Might Soon Clear Up Confusion Over His Climate Agreement Stance

It hasn't been clear where the administration stands on the Paris Agreement on climate change.
Trump Administration Could Reverse America's Course On Climate Change1:19
April 14, 2017
By Grant Suneson

Trump Administration Could Reverse America's Course On Climate Change

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said the 2015 Paris climate agreement was a "bad deal" for the U.S.
CO2 Levels Could Hit A 50-Million-Year High Within Decades0:51
April 6, 2017
By Lindsey Pulse

CO2 Levels Could Hit A 50-Million-Year High Within Decades

A new study says if humans don't curb emissions, Earth could see CO2 levels that haven't been reached in 50 million years.