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A Paris deal: On whose terms?

Dec. 8, 2015 / Posted by: Guest post / Categories: Blog, Climate and Energy

The 21st Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change officially opened on November 30, 2015 with about the amount of pomp you might expect for the 150 world leaders – and Prince Charles – in P...

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Palm oil fires rage in Indonesian Borneo

Oct. 1, 2015 / Posted by: Jeff Conant / Categories: Blog, Oceans and Forests

Every year during the dry season, rural Indonesia literally goes up in smoke due to the illegal burning of forests for palm oil plantations. This year's fire season is one of the worst ever. During a field visit to Central Kalimantan, in Indonesi...

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