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Wanna Stop Climate Change? Follow the Money

On Wednesday in Paris, a California state senator took to the stage at the ongoing international climate talks to tout not just Cali’s strides toward switching toward renewable energy and away from carbon, but also…savvy investment banking. Under Governor Jerry Brown and Senator Kevin De León, two giant state pension ...

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Solar or Coal? The Energy India Picks May Decide Earth’s Fate

The center of India’s oldest civilizations, Gujarat is at once a cradle of Hindu identity and a busily cosmopolitan place, full of traders from across Asia. Modi arguably represents both traditions, the insular and the global. Like a subcontinental Bill Clinton, he is a charismatic figure with a resonant origin ...

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Don’t forget plankton in climate change models, says study

A new study from the University of Exeter, published in the journal Ecology Letters, found that phytoplankton — microscopic water-borne plants — can rapidly evolve tolerance to elevated water temperatures. Globally, phytoplankton absorb as much carbon dioxide as tropical rainforests and so understanding the way they respond to a warming ...

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