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    How the U.S. Lost Ground to China in the Contest for Clean Energy

    WASHINGTON — Tom Perriello saw it coming but could do nothing to stop it. André Kapanga too. Despite urgent emails, phone calls and personal pleas, they watched helplessly as a…

    Race to the Future: What to Know About the Frantic Quest for Cobalt

    A New York Times investigation examines the global demand for raw materials as the clean energy revolution takes off. This is what we found. Miners hauled bags of cobalt in…

    John Kerry Lauds Progress at COP26 but Warns, ‘Job Not Done.’

    Climate|John Kerry lauds progress at the climate summit but warns, ‘Job not done.’ https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/05/climate/cop26-john-kerry.html John Kerry, center, President Biden’s climate envoy, at COP26 on Thursday.  “We all need to be…

    Biden Pledges $3 Billion to Help the World Adapt to Climate Change

    World|Biden pledged $3 billion to help the world adapt to climate change. That’s not as much as it seems. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/02/world/biden-cop26-climate-change-pledge.html President Biden speaking on Tuesday during the COP26 summit in…

    Queen Elizabeth Urges Climate Action in COP26 Video

    World|Queen Elizabeth, calling for statesmanship, not politics, said ‘the time for action’ is now. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/01/world/queen-elizabeth-cop26.html Video transcript transcript Queen Elizabeth Urges Leaders to ‘Rise Above the Politics’ at COP26 The…

    Canadians Expect ‘Big Things’: Trudeau Swears In New Cabinet

    new video loaded: Canadians Expect ‘Big Things’: Trudeau Swears In New Cabinet transcript transcript Canadians Expect ‘Big Things’: Trudeau Swears In New Cabinet Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada laid…

    Nobel Prize in Physics Honors Work on Climate Change

    The work of Syukuro Manabe, Klaus Hasselmann and Giorgio Parisi “demonstrate that our knowledge about the climate rests on a solid scientific foundation,” the committee said. Syukuro Manabe of Princeton…

    Tropical Storm Sam Forms in the Atlantic

    U.S.|Tropical Storm Sam Forms in the Atlantic https://www.nytimes.com/article/tropical-storm-sam-hurricane.html Sam, the fourth named storm to form in less than a week, was expected to strengthen into a hurricane by Friday. Tropical…

    Tropical Forest Destruction Accelerated in 2020

    There were bright spots, but the total lost acreage increased by 12 percent over all from the year before, according to new research. A wildfire burned through part of the…

    His Game Made Beating a Pandemic Fun. Can He Do It for Climate Change?

    Matt Leacock, the inventor of the hit board game Pandemic, has spent the past year making a game about an even weightier subject. A prototype of the new board game designed…