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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says it was ‘horrifying’ the debate didn’t have any climate change questions. Bernie Sanders agrees.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) watched Tuesday night’s Democratic debate, and one thing stood out to her. “Not a single climate change question,” she tweeted. “Horrifying.” One of the participants, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), agreed, responding, “A disgrace.” The Democratic candidates don’t shy away from talking about climate change on the campaign trail; billionaire investor and […]

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Investors urge Japan to strengthen climate targets ahead of U.N. summit

By Matthew Green LONDON, Feb 17 (Reuters) – Investors managing $37 trillion in assets urged Japan to slash the country’s carbon emissions, saying on Monday that a strong signal from Tokyo could help galvanise international climate action ahead of a U.N. summit in Glasgow in November. Institutional investors, traditionally wary of singling out governments for […]

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Climate change: Longest talks end with compromise deal

Image copyright Kiara Worth/IISD Image caption Some of the difficult issues proved impossible to resolve in Madrid The longest United Nations climate talks on record have finally ended in Madrid with a compromise deal. Exhausted delegates reached agreement on the key question of increasing the global response to curbing carbon. All countries will need to […]

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Industrial Energy Efficiency is a Climate Solution — Global Issues

Staff from MCI Santé Animale, one of the 18 companies that have participated in energy management training organized by UNIDO´s Industrial Energy Accelerator in partnership with the Moroccan government, at work, as the country moves to reduce its reliance on fossil fuel imports. Credit: UNIDO Opinion by Tareq Emtariah (vienna) Friday, December 13, 2019 Inter […]

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Europe will likely miss 2030 climate goals – VoxEurop (English)

While the Commission is unveiling its Green Deal on 11 December, the European Environmental Agency’s latest report says that Europe as a while will not achieve its 2030 climate and energy targets if no urgent action is taken in the 10 coming years. The European Environmental Agency (EEA) new report published on 4 December predicts […]

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Climate scientists try to cut their own carbon footprints

In this Nov. 27, 2019, photo, Georgia Tech professor Kim Cobb poses for a photo at her home in Atlanta. Some climate scientists and activists, including Cobb, are limiting their flying, their consumption of meat and their overall carbon footprints to avoid adding to the global warming they study. (AP Photo/John Amis) For years, Kim […]

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Burning Biomass Is A Complicated Climate Calculation : NPR

A load of wood enters a wood pellet plant operated by Enviva Partners in Sampson County, N.C. Enviva is one of the largest producers of wood pellets in the U.S. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption toggle caption Dan Charles/NPR A load of wood enters a wood pellet plant operated by Enviva Partners in Sampson County, N.C. […]

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UN warns climate crisis close to ‘point of no return’ as climate conference begins – Channel 4 News

The climate crisis could soon reach the point of no return, the United Nations chief António Guterres has warned,  describing the global response so far as ‘utterly inadequate’. Delegates from almost 200 countries are in Madrid for the two week UN climate conference –   intended to set out the next phase of action to […]

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The world’s demand for palm oil is igniting a climate bomb

By Rebecca Wright, Ivan Watson, Tom Booth and Masrur Jamaluddin, CNN Kalimantan, Indonesia (CNN) — Deep within the jungles of Indonesian Borneo, illegal fires rage, creating apocalyptic red skies and smoke that has spread as far as Malaysia and Singapore. People are choking. Animals are dying. This is no ordinary fire. It was lit for […]

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The Channel 4 News Climate Debate – Channel 4 News

Channel 4 News hosts the first ever leaders’ debate on the climate crisis. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, Scotland’s First Minister and SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon, Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson, the Green Party’s co-leader Sian Berry and Plaid Cymru leader Adam Price will all be in the studio. Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage did not […]

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