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A Mine Disaster in Russia Highlights Safety Shortfalls in Rush to Dig Coal

MOSCOW — In the days before his death in a mine explosion in Russia’s coal-rich Kuzbass region, Boris Piyalkin lamented…

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Will Germany’s ‘Debt Brake’ Stop Its Green Ambitions?

BERLIN — In the middle of Germany’s election campaign, almost 200 people died in extreme floods in Germany. Four months…

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Climate Promises Made in Glasgow Now Rest With a Handful of Powerful Leaders

GLASGOW — After two weeks of lofty speeches and bitter negotiations among nearly 200 nations, the question of whether the…

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Glasgow Climate Talks Are Down to the Wire on Money, Ambition and Fossil Fuels

GLASGOW — The international climate talks went into overtime Friday evening, as negotiators wrestled behind closed doors over several sticking…

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5 Takeaways from the First Days of the Climate Summit

GLASGOW — Presidents and prime ministers have left town. Now the hard work starts, with diplomats hunkering in a cavernous…

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5 Takeaways from the First Days of the Climate Summit

GLASGOW — Presidents and prime ministers have left town. Now the hard work starts, with diplomats hunkering in a cavernous…

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Your Thursday Briefing

A coal-fired power plant in Bogatynia, Poland. Credit...David W Cerny/ReutersAn international deal to end coal use A coalition of 18 countries…

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G20 Nations Agree to New Limits on Coal-Burning Power Plants

GLASGOW — Having powered the industrial era, coal made many of the Group of 20 countries what they are today:…

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South Africa secured $8.5 billion to transition away from coal. It’ll be a test case.

For years at global climate talks, developing countries have said that they need more financial help from wealthy nations to…

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Once a Leading Polluter, the U.K. Is Now Trying to Lead on Climate Change

LONDON — As Britain prepares to host a landmark climate summit in Glasgow this week, the milestones of its own…

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