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To turn back the Doomsday Clock, stop dallying on climate change

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Written by Sivan Kartha Friday, 23 January 2015 00:00

Without stepped-up action, the world will be 3–8°C warmer by the end of the century. It’s not too late to avoid catastrophic climate change, but time is running out.

 

How should we calculate the CO2 impact of the Keystone pipeline proposal?

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Written by Peter Erickson and Michael Lazarus Wednesday, 14 January 2015 00:00

The sharp drop in oil prices has changed the debate over Keystone XL, highlighting questions about how the pipeline might affect oil sands production. But the bigger issue is how long the U.S. will continue to pursue contradictory energy and climate policies.

   

With $10bn banked, what next for the Green Climate Fund?

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Written by Adis Dzebo Tuesday, 16 December 2014 00:00

Having achieved its minimum US$10 billion funding target, the Green Climate Fund is ready to become operational. But money is not enough – countries need to learn how to use finance more efficiently and transparently.

 

Can the SDGs stop us flushing precious resources down the drain?

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Written by Kim Andersson and Caspar Trimmer Wednesday, 19 November 2014 11:41

19 November 2014 is World Toilet Day but the target to halve the number of people without access to basic sanitation has not been met. Can the SDGs improve the situation?

   

From emissions to extraction: Rethinking the role of international institutions in addressing fossil fuel production

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Written by Harro van Asselt Tuesday, 18 November 2014 00:00

Should the UNFCCC, the WTO and others actively work to discourage countries from exploiting all their fossil fuel resources?

   

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