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Category: Emissions Trading
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This Is Our Last Decade to Get Climate Right 18.1.2020 Truthout.com
In the climate talks to come, we need more youth, Indigenous, and civil society groups -- and fewer oil ...
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Letters to the Editor: Why a carbon tax to fight climate change is superior to cap-and-trade 2.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

A cap-and-trade scheme requires a massive new bureaucracy, something that implementing a carbon tax doesn't need.

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$5bn fund unveiled for climate-friendly shipping 18.12.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Ship owners announce plans for a $5bn fund to design zero-emissions vessels.
Editorial: The world needed a bang from the Madrid climate meeting. It got a whimper instead 17.12.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Nations meeting in Madrid failed to make progress in meeting carbon emission goals under the 2015 Paris agreement, a failure the world cannot afford.

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How Madrid talks fell short on climate ambition 15.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
This year's U.N. climate negotiations in Madrid, the longest in 25 nearly annual such gatherings, ended Sunday with major polluters resisting calls to ramp up efforts to keep global warming at bay.
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Longest UN climate talks end with no deal on carbon markets 15.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Marathon international climate talks ended Sunday with major polluters resisting calls to ramp up efforts to keep global warming at bay and negotiators postponing the regulation of global carbon markets until next year.
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“Market Solutions” Won’t Bring Climate Justice. Eco-Feminism Is the Alternative. 14.12.2019 Truthout.com
“Market Solutions” Won’t Bring Climate Justice. Eco-Feminism Is the Alternative.
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COP25 Is Perpetuating a Culture of Impunity for Human Rights Violations 13.12.2019 Truthout.com
An activist yells during a protest
By ignoring the persecution of environmental defenders in Chile and elsewhere the UN is setting a dangerous precedent.
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Climate change: Stalemate at UN talks as splits re-appear 13.12.2019 BBC: Science
Talks in Madrid enter their final day with serious divisions between large emitting countries and small island states
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Polluting Companies Are Sponsoring COP25 Talks in Exchange for Tax Breaks 12.12.2019 Truthout.com
Big polluters are to blame for slow progress in the annual UN climate negotiations in Madrid, Spain, say ...
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Climate change: Major emitters accused of blocking progress at UN talks 11.12.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Brazil, China, India and Saudi Arabia are criticised as anger grows at a UN climate change meeting.
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Climate change: Critical year for climate change starts in Madrid 2.12.2019 BBC: Front Page
Delegates from almost 200 countries meet in the Spanish capital on Monday.
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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 Truthout.com
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 Truthout.com
Seattle, Cincinnati and San Antonio have developed high-quality public preschool paid for by new local taxes.
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