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The fossil fuel industry has a trillion-dollar secret weapon to kneecap climate action

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China’s promise to stop building coal plants overseas is full of caveats and loopholes

China’s promise to stop building coal plants overseas is full of caveats and loopholes

China announced the ban last year, but Chinese companies are still pursuing carbon-intensive coal projects abroad.

How drones could help fight wildfires supercharged by climate change

How drones could help fight wildfires supercharged by climate change

From prevention to firefighting to reforestation, drones could be a transformative technology.

‘Now or never’: Five takeaways from the latest dire U.N. climate report

‘Now or never’: Five takeaways from the latest dire U.N. climate report

Deadlines for decarbonization are fast approaching, but it is cheaper to cut emissions than to fail.

Could solar geoengineering reduce human suffering?

Could solar geoengineering reduce human suffering?

A contentious climate change idea might benefit from reframing a somewhat stale debate.

Some Chinese companies pollute more than entire nations. Can a new rule change the game?

Some Chinese companies pollute more than entire nations. Can a new rule change the game?

China is now requiring companies to disclose their carbon emissions. A similar rule has been proposed in the U.S. The hope is that more data may help save the planet.

Nuclear fusion companies are selling the sun, and venture capital is buying

Nuclear fusion companies are selling the sun, and venture capital is buying

Fusion power is likely still decades away, while its funders — and the climate crisis — demand a much quicker return.