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Protests as India’s Goa plans infra projects in protected forest | Climate Change News

If there is one thing keeping Gina Pereira up at night, it is the future of Mollem National Park –…

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Latin America

BlackRock, Singapore’s Temasek in mammoth climate investing push | Climate Change News

Two of the world’s most powerful money managers are joining forces to build a business on climate-change investing and raise…

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Asia

In world first, New Zealand mulls climate law for financial firms | Banks News

New Zealand says banks and insurers of a certain size will have to report how they manage climate-related risks. New…

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Middle East

Drought in US northwest signals rising water-rights tensions | Agriculture News

One of the worst droughts in memory in a massive agricultural region straddling the California-Oregon border in the United States…

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Asia

Two Korean firms end electric car battery row, averting US ban | Automotive Industry News

Two South Korean electric-vehicle battery makers reached a last-minute settlement in a bitter U.S. trade dispute, sparing President Joe Biden…

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Asia

Among Biden’s first budget priorities: Climate, countering China | Climate Change News

The US president’s first proposed budget marks sharp changes from Donald Trump’s spending priorities. US President Joe Biden’s first annual…

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Middle East

White House mulls nearly doubling Obama’s climate pledge | Business and Economy News

The White House is considering a pledge to cut U.S. greenhouse-gas emissions by 50% or more by the end of…

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Asia

Climate disclosure could spark big investments: US climate envoy | Climate Change News

Requiring financial institutions and companies to disclose climate change risks will trigger huge shifts in capital investments around the world,…

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Asia

India’s Modi reaffirms Paris accord pledge in meeting with Kerry | Climate News

Indian PM tells US climate envoy New Delhi is committed to meeting pledges under 2015 Paris climate change agreement and…

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Middle East

World Bank, IMF consider linking debt relief to climate efforts | Climate Change News

The new initiative would focus on ‘systematically changing whole economies,’ a source tells Reuters. The World Bank and the International…

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Latin America

Does Biden’s American Jobs Plan go big enough on climate change? | Climate News

At first glance, United States President Joe Biden’s giant American Jobs Plan seems like an environmentalist’s dream: enormous investment in…

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Latin America

There are grounds for concern about solar power | Climate Change News

Sunlight is the greatest life-giving force on our planet. It is also a potential source of more clean energy that…

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Latin America

Aramco’s new disclosures still understate its carbon footprint | Business and Economy News

Saudi Aramco still has a long way to go in ensuring that its emissions disclosures match those of other oil majors.…

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UK News

‘Moors fires are a burning issue – they destroy our precious wildlife’ – Nada Farhoud

It has been a lively few days in my email inbox. Last week I reported on a battle raging in…

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UK News

William warns we need to ‘reset relationship with nature’ to avoid climate disaster

The Duke of Cambridge has said humanity needs to “fundamentally reset our relationship with nature and our trajectory as a…

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Europe

How melting Arctic ice is driving more snow over Europe

Much of Europe has been enjoying warmer than usual temperatures in recent days – but an unseasonably cold front is…

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Asia

Oil giants win New York climate suit as court urges political fix | Climate Change News

About a dozen cities, counties and states across the US have sued Exxon, Chevron, BP, Royal Dutch Shell and their…

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Middle East

US climate envoy heads to India to push ‘climate ambition’ | Climate Change News

John Kerry’s overseas trip includes the UAE and Bangladesh, a country especially vulnerable to climate change. United States climate envoy…

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Latin America

Fast & furious: Will Biden’s $174BN accelerate a global EV boom? | Automotive Industry News

The U.S. auto industry sees President Joe Biden’s infrastructure package as accelerating a global shift toward electric vehicles, thanks to…

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Asia

World Bank plans climate shift but no fossil fuel halt: Report | Climate Change News

A revised World Bank policy on climate change commits to making financing decisions in line with efforts to limit global…

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Middle East

Economists want ‘drastic’ action to stop climate change: Survey | Business and Economy News

Two-thirds of respondents say economic benefits from net-zero emissions by 2050 would outweigh the cost of achieving it. A growing…

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Europe

Biden says Xi, Putin welcome at White House climate summit | Climate News

Biden will host world leaders to outline how their countries will reduce carbon emissions to meet a global 2030 goal.…

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Asia

Emerging economies delay clean energy move as oil prices rise | Climate Change News

Rising oil prices are testing the developing world’s resolve to quit fossil fuels. The president of Brazil has fired the…

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Africa

Large tornado causes damage across Alabama | Climate News

Severe weather continues Thursday as authorities survey damage in small towns around Alabama. A tornado hit small communities south of…

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Europe

India’s massive coal mines auction sends mixed climate signals | Business and Economy News

India – the world’s third-biggest emitter of greenhouse gases – will put 67 coal mines up for auction at once,…

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Europe

States sue to undo Biden pause on US oil and gas lease sales | Climate Change News

The 13 Republican-leaning states seek a court order ending the moratorium that United States President Joe Biden imposed in January.…

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Europe

Mastercard latest firm using pay to drive social, climate goals | Banks News

Executive vice presidents and above will be evaluated on how they contribute to progress on efforts to curb the firm’s…

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Asia

Space wine: Researchers analyse wine that spent year on ISS | Business and Economy News

It tastes like rose petals. It smells like a campfire. It glistens with a burnt-orange hue. What is it? A…

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Latin America

Fed to create committee to respond to climate change risks | Business and Economy News

US central bank will invest in research and modelling to get a handle on how climate events can threaten the…

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Africa

US mulls $4 trillion jobs, infrastructure spending plan: Report | Business and Economy News

United States President Joe Biden will be briefed by advisers this week on infrastructure, climate and jobs proposals being considered…

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Europe

US climate adviser meets energy industry to align climate goals | Business and Economy News

Oil and gas industry representatives and White House officials discussed emissions and plans to decarbonise the economy. Representatives from the…

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Asia

Bitcoin’s dirty secret: ‘This thing is taking a lot of energy’ | Climate Change News

The energy used by the network of computers that power the digital coin is comparable to that of many developed…

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Middle East

Deforestation: The $53bn threat to agri-businesses | Business and Economy News

Deforestation and extreme weather are two of the risks that could lead to losses for firms, a survey of 500…

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Europe

Canada’s Tories reject proposal to add climate change to policy | Climate Change News

In a virtual policy conference, 54 percent of the party’s delegates vote against adding ‘climate change is real’ to policy…

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Africa

UK to spend $1.4bn to cut carbon emissions from industry | Climate Change News

UK plans to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 while boosting jobs and repairing economic damage due to COVID-19. The…

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Latin America

How COVID has shone a light on the way we measure economies | Business and Economy News

Vaccines are being rolled out; in some places, people are eating in restaurants again; even some cinemas are opening up.…

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Asia

Dirty coal to hydrogen: Trial aims for clean-energy solution | Climate Change News

Japan’s Kawasaki Heavy and Australian state of Victoria plan to create first international hydrogen-supply chain. A Japanese-Australian venture has begun…

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Health

Biden’s Stimulus Is Also (Sort of) a Climate Bill

This isn’t to say it’s a climate bill, per se. But it is part of the broader climate agenda being…

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Europe

Investors turn up heat on HSBC to phase out fossil fuel funding | Banks News

Banking giant commits to ending support for coal by 2040 as shareholders push HSBC to align itself with climate goals.…

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Latin America

Elon Musk’s Tesla building giant battery to plug into Texas grid | Automotive Industry News

Elon Musk is getting into the Texas power market, with previously unrevealed construction of a gigantic battery connected to an…

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Europe

Rising seas: A failure of economics to cut greenhouse emissions

Changing the way we measure economic growth may help redress the balance between nature and exploitation of resources. Aj Europe

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Africa

Haaland hearings signal uphill battle for Biden’s climate agenda | Business and Economy News

United States President Joe Biden is facing stiff resistance in the US Senate to his nominations for multiple cabinet and…

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Asia

This is how much food gets wasted, and what you can do about it | Climate Change News

Almost one billion tons of food were wasted in 2019, most of it coming from homes, contributing to rising global…

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Latin America

Carbon needs to be much pricier to limit climate change: Report | Climate Change News

Carbon prices must climb 600 percent to deter industries from emitting gases that cause global warming: Wood Mackenzie. A significant…

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