cop21

climate change

Scientists Are Gearing Up for a Fight Over How Much to Limit Global Warming

“Exotic Dr Strangelove options” to slow climate change have become “Plan A,” one says.
Stephen Buranyi
4.15.16
earth

Elon Musk: Not Paying Carbon Taxes Is Like Not Paying for Garbage Collection

The SpaceX CEO gave a talk in San Francisco reflecting on climate change and the Paris Climate Conference.
Amy Thompson
12.17.15
Paris

The World’s New Plan to Save the Climate Is Weak, Vulnerable, and Toothless

It's been five days since the landmark climate treaty, and oil stocks are only rising.
Brian Merchant
12.15.15
politics

A Look Back at How Canada Fucked Up the Environment in 2015

Canada started 2015 as pretty much just the worst and ended the year not quite the worst.
James Wilt
12.15.15
News

What the Paris Climate Deal Means for Australia and New Zealand

The final wording of the "historic" 31-paged document means the effects it will have of any particular nation are far from clear.
Girard Dorney
12.14.15
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

This morning, Obama visits to the Pentagon to talk about the Islamic State, women have won political office in Saudi Arabia for the first time, and more.
VICE Staff
12.14.15
Paris

The Paris Climate Deal Shafts Poor Countries

How the landmark deal reached in Paris on Saturday screws poor countries.
Melissa Cronin
12.12.15
Art

A Climate Change Arts Festival Takes Over LA

As COP21 continues in Paris, artists in Los Angeles weigh in with wit, whimsy, and some serious business.
Shana Nys Dambrot
12.8.15
Paris

At Paris Climate Talks, Young Activists Share What Dystopia Feels Like

As officials hash out a climate treaty at COP21, youth activists from developing countries feel the effects of climate change on a more personal level.
Grace Phillips
12.8.15
Features

How to Lead a Nation That Will Be Swallowed by the Sea

The president of low-lying Kiribati has spent nearly a decade trying to save his people from rising sea levels. There’s a good chance he will not succeed. This is how he leads a nation that will likely not exist in 100 years.
Brian Merchant
12.3.15
Art

90 Tons of Glacial Ice Melt in Front of the Paris Climate Talks

Olafur Eliasson takes his 'Ice Watch' project to COP21.
Beckett Mufson
12.2.15
Art

600 Fake Ads Flood Paris to Protest Climate Talks

We spoke to street art group Brandalism's chief organizer about why art is the best weapon against climate change.
Beckett Mufson
12.2.15
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