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tipping point

The UN Climate Pact That Leaders Are Signing on Earth Day Isn't Enough to Save the Planet

Leaders from more than 160 nations will mark Earth Day at the United Nations, putting their signatures to an international climate change agreement aimed at heading off dangerous changes to Earth's climate.
Matt Smith
4.22.16
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
paris climate summit

This is Only the Beginning: COP21 – Climate Emergency (Dispatch 6)

VICE News finds out why people are protesting against what world leaders are calling a historic climate agreement, and what the deal really means.
VICE News
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
cop21

Naomi Klein and Jeremy Corbyn: COP21 - Climate Emergency (Dispatch 5)

VICE News meets Naomi Klein and Jeremy Corbyn and finds out what this new international climate justice movement has in store for the end of the summit.
VICE News
12.12.15
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
cop21

Surveillance, Paranoia, and Life Under a State of Emergency in France

As the Paris climate talks come to a close, activists are reflecting on how the state of emergency has infringed on their liberties.
Ashley Renders
12.10.15
paris climate summit

Why Climate Is Also on the Agenda for War-Torn Nations

Iraq and Yemen have far more urgent problems to think about than climate change, right? Wrong. And they're in Paris to deal with it.
Pierre Longeray
12.10.15
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