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  1. Climate Less Hostile at Lima Summit

    Though long derided for its antediluvian attitude toward climate change, America’s aggressive new plans to reform emissions regulations are already warming hearts. As the climate summit in Peru draws to a close, U.S. negotiators have been met with unheard-of praise from partners who say the country now has “credible” policies to back its tough-on-carbon talk. Aside from its historic climate deal with China, the Obama administration’s regulatory changes would shutter the country’s most-polluting coal plants.

    NYT

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