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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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Minnesota undermines White House at UN climate talks 13.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
J. Drake Hamilton, science policy director for Minnesota-based Fresh Energy, tells MPR News about the state's presence at international climate change talks in Poland.
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Climate change: Trump coal event overshadowed at COP24 10.12.2018 BBC: World
White House efforts to promote fossil fuels are set to be upstaged by investors moving away from coal.
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Carbon Emissions Will Reach a Record High of 37 Billion Tons in 2018 9.12.2018 Truthout.com
Strong growth in emissions from the use of fossil fuels suggests CO2 emissions are likely to increase further in 2019.

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Trump's environmental rollback rolls on 7.12.2018 BBC: World
The administration plans to open protected lands for drilling and lift curbs on carbon emissions.
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Carbon dioxide emissions are up again. What now, climate? 6.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The fortuitous dip in emissions of the main greenhouse gas, carbon dioxide, during the past three years is over, as economies turn up. The trend in the near future looks grim, say climate scientists.
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Cars and coal help drive 'strong' CO2 rise in 2018 5.12.2018 BBC News - Science & Environment
CO2 emissions hit an all time high, rising nearly 3% in 2018 thanks to coal and a booming global market for cars.
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Fishermen sue Big Oil for its role in climate change 4.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The food industry is already feeling the effects of climate change, which will likely force expensive adaptations in the future. At least one sector is looking to make energy companies pay.
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Companies Blocked From Using Ports to Export Fossil Fuels Seek Workarounds 4.12.2018 Truthout.com
It's unclear for how long the West Coast will be able to hold up the thin green line against Big Oil.

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A journey underground into one of Poland's working mines 4.12.2018 BBC: Front Page
As Poland hosts COP24 in nearby Katowice, David Shukman journeys into the depths of a working mine.
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Climate activist: 'It's high time that Poland phased out coal' 3.12.2018 BBC: Science
Almost 80% of Poland's electricity is generated by burning coal. Patryk Bialas says its high time that changed.
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Coal question looms large as climate talks begin in Poland 3.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Negotiators from around the world opened the United Nations' annual climate change conference Sunday in a Polish city built around mining coal, widely seen as a main culprit behind global warming.
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Climate change: Urgency the main theme as COP24 opens 2.12.2018 BBC: World
The most significant conference on climate change since the 2015 Paris agreement opens in Poland.
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Old coal mines can be 'perfect' underground food farms 2.12.2018 BBC: Business
Academics believe abandoned coal shafts and tunnels could be used for mass crop production
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Polish Coal Company Announced as First Sponsor of UN Climate Talks 30.11.2018 Truthout.com
Several other coal-sector companies have been chosen to sponsor this year's climate talks in Katowice.

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Carmichael project: Visiting Australia's controversial Adani mine 30.11.2018 BBC: Science
The BBC's Vineet Khare visited the controversial Carmichael project by Indian energy giant Adani.
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Australian students in mass climate protest 30.11.2018 BBC: Science
Thousands skip school to urge action on climate change, despite criticism from Australia's PM.
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France fuel protests: Macron drives ahead amid unrest 27.11.2018 BBC: World
The French president strikes a conciliatory tone - but refuses to back down from his green policies.
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A Step Forward for Conservation in Mongolia? 26.11.2018 Truthout.com
The Mongolian government considers expanding protected areas, but conservation offsets do not undo the harm of mining.

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How a 1968 disaster in a coal mine changed the industry 24.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A mine disaster 50 years ago in West Virginia helped shape a new regulatory framework for the health and safety of coal miners. Surviving family members are still looking for justice.
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