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What Student Activists are Taking Away from the UN Climate Talks

Outside the formal negotiations in Paris, students activists are hoping to leave their mark on the global conversation about climate change.

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Kerry Calls for 'Bold' Action at Close of Climate Summit

Secretary of State John Kerry called on global leaders to not let political dysfunction get in the way of saving the planet for future generations.

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Your Environment Update for December 9, 2015

Negotiators continue to hammer out a climate change agreement in Paris. But huge questions remain about how strong and ambitious it will be.

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Your Environment Update for December 3, 2015

Pittsburgh filmmaker Mark Dixon is in Paris this week to be a link between his community and the UN climate talks.

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Activists Making Their Voices Heard at UN Climate Summit

Despite restrictions on protests, the climate justice movement has found ways to make itself heard during the opening week of the UN climate summit.

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Pittsburgh to Paris: A Filmmaker's Trip to the UN Climate Talks

Pittsburgh filmmaker Mark Dixon's trip to Paris for the UN climate talks was made possible through the kindness of supporters—and strangers.

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Talking to Kids about Climate Change

Many of us have a hard enough time processing the threats and realities of climate change ourselves. But explaining those issues to our children can be even trickier.

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Using Phenology to Track Climate Change

It's called the "oldest science." But watching the patterns of nature—and how they change over time—can give us fresh insight into how quickly the climate is changing.

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Pope Francis and Coal Country Catholics

The Pope's aggressive stance on climate change is causing waves in coal country, where some are struggling to reconcile a way of life with their Catholic faith.

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Writer Hopeful Amidst Heated Conversation on Climate

For writer Seamus McGraw, the American character and common sense are key to solving the threats climate change poses to all of us.

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