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The world is watching as California weighs controversial plan to save tropical forests 13.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

Scientists and environmentalists agree on the need to protect tropical rainforests, but they couldn't disagree more about California's plan for saving them.

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Climate change: Used cooking oil imports may boost deforestation 15.7.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Imports of waste oil from Asia, intended to cut carbon from transport, are linked to rising levels of deforestation
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India air pollution: Will Gujarat's 'cap and trade' programme work? 12.7.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
An Indian state has launched the world's first "cap and trading" programme to curb air pollution.
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The fossil fuel industry is quietly undermining global climate talks, report says 25.6.2019 LA Times: Business

Fossil fuel industry giants such as Exxon Mobil and Royal Dutch Shell are maintaining an outsize presence at global climate discussions, working to undermine scientific consensus and slow policy progress, according to findings released Wednesday by an environmental monitoring organization.


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Your food has labels. These entrepreneurs think your outdoor brands should, too — for the climate 19.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
Outdoor brands Peak Design and BioLite operate their companies as carbon neutral entities. Now they've helped created a path for the rest of the outdoor industry to follow suit.
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Carbon credit fraud trial collapses as expert witness was no expert 29.5.2019 BBC: Front Page
Evidence against eight fraud defendants had been "cut-and-pasted" from the witness's other cases.
‘Stonewall Generation’ Confronts Old Age, Sickness — And Discrimination 25.5.2019
By 2030, about 4.7 million of LGBT people in America over 50 will need elder care.
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Cities Are Convincing Voters to Pay Higher Taxes for Public Preschool 25.5.2019
Seattle, Cincinnati and San Antonio have developed high-quality public preschool paid for by new local taxes.
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Carbon Credits for Forest Preservation May Be Worse Than Nothing 25.5.2019
There's no evidence that carbon credts have — or will — deliver the climate benefit they promise.
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Why carbon credits for forest preservation may be worse than nothing 23.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The hunger for these offsets is blinding us to the mounting pile of evidence that they haven't -- and won't -- deliver the climate benefit they promise.
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British Steel gets £100m government loan to pay carbon bill 1.5.2019 BBC: Business
The steelmaker asked for help after the EU froze UK companies out of its carbon credits scheme.
Brexit: British Steel seeks £100m government loan to meet EU rules 13.4.2019 BBC: Business
The steelmaker is asking for help after the EU froze UK companies out of its carbon credits scheme.
Airline Flybmi ceases operations 17.2.2019 BBC: Business
British regional airline Flybmi files for administration and cancels all flights
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Want Clean Air? Let’s Talk Climate Change. 28.12.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. For years, air quality and climate change have been like star-crossed lovers—inextricably linked, but never quite finding their way to each other in environmental policy and dialogue. Well in 2018, the two finally got hot and heavy thanks to several landmark reports and climate […]
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Negotiators Agree on Rulebook to Help Curb Climate Change 16.12.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
Negotiators from around the world agreed on a rulebook to curb global warming, seeking to bolster the 2015 Paris accord amid concerns that countries would fail to deliver on their commitments.
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Nations at U.N. climate talks back universal emissions rules 16.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
After two weeks of bruising negotiations, officials from almost 200 countries agreed Saturday on universal, transparent rules that will govern efforts to cut emissions and curb global warming.
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Katowice: UN climate talks stand-off continues 15.12.2018 BBC: Science
Climate talks are in an extra day as negotiators try to agree the next steps for the Paris agreement.
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UN climate talks extended due to sticking points in Poland 15.12.2018 BBC: Front Page
Rows continue over the issue of paying poorer countries for damages caused by rising temperatures.
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Why Gov. Jerry Brown Stands in the Way of Climate Justice 26.9.2018
California Gov. Jerry Brown has been hailed as a "climate leader." Here's why that's not true.

The post Why Gov. Jerry Brown Stands in the Way of Climate Justice appeared first on Truthout.

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China unveils ambitious plan to curb emissions 20.12.2017 SFGate: Business & Technology
SHANGHAI — China is the world’s No. 1 polluter. It burns more coal than the rest of the world combined. It produces more than a quarter of the world’s human-caused global warming gases, nearly as much as North America and Europe put together. On Tuesday, the country set out to claim another title reflecting its ambitions to change all that: keeper of the world’s largest financial market devoted to cleaning up the air. China released plans to start a giant market to trade credits for the right to emit planet-warming greenhouse gases.
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