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US deepens emissions target at climate summit, goal called ‘game changing’
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US deepens emissions target at climate summit, goal called ‘game changing’

The Biden administration on Thursday pledged to slash US greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030, a new target it…
IEA issues ‘dire warning’ on CO2 emissions as it predicts 5% rise
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IEA issues ‘dire warning’ on CO2 emissions as it predicts 5% rise

Global CO2 emissions from energy are seen rising nearly five percent this year, suggesting the economic rebound from COVID-19 could…
US formally exits global climate pact amid election uncertainty
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US formally exits global climate pact amid election uncertainty

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States formally exited the Paris Agreement on Wednesday, fulfilling a years-long promise by President Donald…
UN report: Increased warming closing in on agreed upon limit
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UN report: Increased warming closing in on agreed upon limit

The world is getting closer to passing a temperature limit set by global leaders five years ago and may exceed…
Great Barrier Reef agency breaks with Australia gvt in climate warning
Environment

Great Barrier Reef agency breaks with Australia gvt in climate warning

The agency that manages the Great Barrier Reef broke ranks with Australia’s conservative government to call for the “strongest and…
Pressure mounts on aviation industry over climate change
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Pressure mounts on aviation industry over climate change

Under pressure from frequent flyers alarmed over climate change, the airline industry says it is “hellbent” on reducing emissions —…
EU devouring natural resources at unsustainable rate: report
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EU devouring natural resources at unsustainable rate: report

People in the European Union use up natural resources far more quickly than the rate at which nature can replenish…
Nearly 50% of transport pollution deaths linked to diesel: study
Health & Fitness

Nearly 50% of transport pollution deaths linked to diesel: study

Some 385,000 people worldwide died prematurely in 2015 from air pollution caused by vehicle exhaust emissions, a US study found…
Volkswagen to phase out combustion engine
Technology

Volkswagen to phase out combustion engine

German auto giant Volkswagen will begin rolling out its last generation of combustion engine cars in 2026, in its latest…
CO2 emissions up 2.7%, world ‘off course’: study
Environment

CO2 emissions up 2.7%, world ‘off course’: study

Global emissions of carbon dioxide mainly from fossil fuel burning will rise 2.7 percent in 2018, scientists said Wednesday, signaling…
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