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Paris Climate Change Conference 2015

Addressing the twin threats of global warming and extremist violence, 151 world leaders kicked off two weeks of high-stakes climate talks outside Paris. Many of the leaders said that by striking an ambitious deal to cut emissions that are warming the planet they can show terrorists what countries can do when they stand together. Follow live coverage here.

Here's what the Paris world climate agreement will do — and what it won't

Here's what the Paris world climate agreement will do -- and what it won't

Jerry Brown in Paris: California governor goes deep on climate change and other global threats

California Gov. Jerry Brown had a song stuck in his head, and he wanted to hear it.

Paris climate talks: With a final deal elusive, a push for compromise

After nearly two weeks of intense negotiations, the United Nations summit on climate change has produced little in the way of surprises as the Friday deadline for a deal approaches.

California billionaire Tom Steyer has rare access and a big megaphone on climate change

Tom Steyer, the California environmental activist, former hedge fund manager and deep-pocketed Democratic donor, is showcasing his political influence at the U.N. summit on climate change.

China and the world turn to California for climate change expertise

Although California lacks a formal seat at the negotiating table while countries seek an international accord on climate change, the state has something many places do not -- a track record of ambitious environmental programs that could be imitated around the world.

Brown touts 'coercive power of government' to attack climate change

At multiple events during the United Nations summit on Monday, California Gov. Jerry Brown said politicians need to be willing to use the blunt force of government intervention to tackle climate change.

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The attack on climate change scientists continues in Washington

While 150 world leaders continue their efforts outside Paris to hammer out an agreement to address climate change, the concerted attack on scientists by

California isn't a country, so why are so many in the state headed to climate talks in Paris?

California will have a massive footprint at the United Nations summit on climate change in Paris, a symbol of the state¿s political commitment to fighting global warming and the business interest of companies that can benefit from clean-energy policies.

Brown readies to take spot on global climate stage: 'They're not calling him Moonbeam anymore'

Gov. Jerry Brown was deep into a two-hour meeting on climate change with some of California’s top scientists when he interjected a highly technical and much

19 nations to double their investment in renewable energy

19 nations to double their investment in renewable energy

Gov. Brown calls out Texas and West Virginia officials on climate change comments

Gov. Jerry Brown is accusing attorneys general in two states of "crass obsrtuctionism" in their effort to raise doubts about one of President Obama's key climate change initiatives.

Despite attacks, Brown will attend U.N. climate summit in Paris next month

Gov. Jerry Brown is still planning to travel to Paris next month for the highly anticipated United Nations summit on climate change, which French leaders said

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