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Sweden is challenging the world to go fossil fuel-free | Åsa Romson

We are aiming to be one of the world’s first welfare nations to show that living without fossil fuels is not only necessary, but also sought-after<p>The world can tackle climate change, but time is short. Sweden aims to be one of the world’s first fossil fuel-free welfare nations. With our initiative …

Will we write Earth's next chapter or its obituary?

<b>(CNN) —</b> When National Geographic first sent some of the world's best photographers and mapmakers on assignment more than 125 years ago, we didn't set to capture the "before" photos for an imperiled planet. But that's exactly what happened.<p>Over the decades, from the Matterhorn to the Great Barrier …

Mount Everest

How do I ... reduce my carbon emissions?

Photograph: Pamela Moore/Getty Images<p>A single-flush toilet can use up to 13 litres of water in one flush.<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/9184febcf3510fa3d2b4030e39bef0f2abe4816c/0_34_507_304/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: David Levene for the Guardian<p>One return flight from London to New York will blow …

Carbon Emissions

Is the Paris climate conference part of the solution or part of the problem?

No one has any idea if all 195 countries at the Paris climate change conference will sign a binding agreement to stop climate change from turning Planet Earth into a cosmic Turkish sauna. What is becoming apparent is that the conference, which runs for 12 days starting Nov. 30, is sucking the …

Global climate change: Data-driven answers to the biggest questions

How vulnerable is your country to the effects of climate change? Which countries are accelerating climate change by emitting most CO2? Who compares …