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How the deal at the Copenhagen climate change summit came about--and why it may not be a real deal.

Global warming is not just controversial, it's also pretty confusing. As world leaders debate in Copenhagen, politicians in Congress are pushing different plans to deal with climate change. Christopher Hayes breaks down the difference between cap and trade and a carbon tax.

The G-8 powers are willing to do just about anything to get a deal in Copenhagen. But the urgency doesn't come from a desire to stop climate change.

The leaked "Climategate" e-mails undermine climate activists' claim to the moral high ground.

The Copenhagen summit has witnessed the coming of age of a genuine, global and muscular mass movement on behalf of climate action.

The Nation's Chris Hayes debunks the latest Sarah Palin op-ed which tries to give voice to the far right's absurd climate change lies.

Today, fifty-six newspapers from around the world took the unusual step of publishing the very same thing--an editorial
below, which calls for a "fair and effective deal" from the Copenhagen summit on climate change.

Why all the normal political calculations are likely to prove disastrous in Copenhagen.

As Copenhagen kicks off, pressing questions about emissions cuts and financing for poor countries to deal with climate change are already on the table.

The most important international summit in history? Given what latest scientific reports tell us about the quickening pace of global warming, the sense of urgency driving attention to the Copenhagen summit is warranted.

Blogs

As its battle against the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan intensifies, Big Coal is getting a lot of help from friends in high places.

March 25, 2015

Florida officials have reportedly been banned from using the terms "climate change" and "global warming."

March 9, 2015

The scariest conclusion of a new comprehensive study is that scientists have no clue what geoengineering would really do to the planet.

February 10, 2015

Because nothing says "I love you" like refusing to get vaccinated.

February 9, 2015

Hypocrisy at Harvard reigns supreme as students demand divestment. 

February 3, 2015

When all else fails: deny, deny, deny.

February 3, 2015

One week after the president stated that “no challenge poses a greater threat to future generations than climate change,” his administration proposes to open up vast stretches of ocean in the Atlantic and Arctic to oil and gas drilling.

January 28, 2015

Debunking climate change and other myths of liberal “science.”

January 27, 2015

Killing the pipeline for good would reveal that the incoming GOP majority has little to offer by way of an economic agenda.

January 6, 2015

Advocates for countries most affected by climate change are outraged.

December 12, 2014