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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
The Paris Climate Deal Shafts Poor Countries
How the landmark deal reached in Paris on Saturday screws poor countries.
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.
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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.