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Are emissions commitments by the U.S. and China big enough?

As we get closer to the United Nation's conference on climate change in Copenhagen and nations begin setting their agendas, are their goals realistic? Last week, the U.S. and China each announced their emissions target goals. Are they big enough?...

By Washington Post Editor | November 30, 2009; 10:17 AM ET | Comments (3)

Do hacked e-mails expose scientists or skeptics?

Given the furor surrounding the pirated e-mails coming out of the University of East Anglia, what's the real takeaway lesson? Does it say more about the way renowned climate scientists work, or how climate skeptics have operated in shaping the...

By Washington Post Editor | November 23, 2009; 12:55 PM ET | Comments (25)

With the possibility of no global agreement, who's to blame?

It now appears that this year's Copenhagen climate conference will not produce a binding global pact to reduce emissions, but rather a political agreement on certain key elements, with hopes for a deal in 2010. Who's to blame for this,...

By Washington Post Editor | November 16, 2009; 1:33 PM ET | Comments (15)

Which nations' climate policies are working? Not working?

What methods or approaches have other nations adopted that the United States should look to while formulating its own legislation? Which climate policies have been adopted elsewhere that are not working?...

By Washington Post Editor | November 11, 2009; 6:00 AM ET | Comments (12)

Is the GOP a winner or loser?

What do Republicans have to gain, or lose, from blocking climate change legislation?...

By Washington Post Editor | November 2, 2009; 10:58 AM ET | Comments (12)

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