U.S. officials tout cleaner fossil fuels, nuclear power at international talks

Nov 14, 2017
At the United Nations climate talks in Germany, White House officials are talking about plans to make fossil fuels cleaner or more efficient, and to expand nuclear power, as approaches to reducing emissions. While the rest of the world may be more into discussing renewable energy, the focus of the current U.S. delegation would reduce […]

Island nations prepare for a looming future without land

Nov 14, 2017
Kiribati has been identified as the first country that will disappear as a result of climate change.
Tarawa atoll, capital of the archipelago nation of Kiribati, in 2001. The islands are expected to be mostly submerged within 100 years.
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Competing American messages at the U.N. climate talks

Nov 3, 2017
Some fear recent federal policies will overshadow significant American climate efforts.
President Donald Trump speaks to world leaders at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York on September 19, 2017 in New York City.
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