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OUR TAKE: Will a New Natural Gas Line honor the Paris Agreement?

According to a recent article on Bloomberg.com,  German Chancellor Angela Merkel is favoring  a new Liquefied Natural Gas Line (LNG), the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia. We all know that Germany is cold in winter. It gets a third of its natural gas heating needs from Russia, a market share Russia wants to

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St. Louis is Drowning by ClimateYou Assistant Editor Idiatu Jalloh

St. Louis is an archipelago city off the coast of Senegal. It was once the capital of the West African nation when Senegal was a French Colony. The city, often referred to as the Venice of Africa, is famous for being a UNESCO world heritage site. Along with this, it is currently known to travelers

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Ag & Urban Land Use in New Zealand by Barnard Blogger Amelia Marcantonio-Fields

I vividly remember walking through customs barefoot after a 14-hour plane ride to New  Zealand. It was the summer of 2013 and I was about to embark on a six-week trip of hiking and environmental service projects. As my group approached customs, we were asked to take off our boots as a result of efforts

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Our Take: COP23 and the Urgency for Climate Change by ClimateYou Senior Editor George Ropes

The COP23 Conference in Bonn is mid-way through its second week. Things are going well. Major issues have been (1) the pace of change — small countries complain that big ones aren’t moving fast enough to cut their carbon emissions, and (2) the cost of change — poor countries want rich ones to shoulder more

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Our Take: Ruffle those feathers and Gore the Oxes at COP 23 by Senior Editor George Ropes

Can the COP23 Conference, starting next week in Bonn, be a worthy successor to COP21, which produced the Paris Agreement? The Paris conference succeeded in getting near-unanimous support for setting global climate targets. A report on NBC news by Daniel Arkin, says the United Nations is taking an urgent stand on the increasingly high levels

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