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2020 may have helped with air pollution, but not global warming – WUSA9.com

NASA scientists found that 2020 tied as the hottest year on record. WASHINGTON — Among all of the odd things that happened in 2020, we can now add another to the list.  According to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration…

4 Major Asian Nations Cancel 80% of Planned Coal Power Projects After Fossil Fuel Market Crashes in 2020

Indonesia, Vietnam, Bangladesh, and the Philippines have canceled nearly 45 gigawatts of proposed coal power projects, a figure equal to more than one-quarter of the total installed capacity of Germany. These are four critical emerging markets that were targeted for growth by the struggling coal industry, but a mixture of pandemic and financing-related problems caused […]

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Divergences between scientific and Indigenous and Local Knowledge can be helpful

Divergences between scientific and Indigenous and Local Knowledge can provide a better understanding of why local pastoralists may be willing, or not, to participate in conservation initiatives for carnivores, a study suggests.

Greenies Take President Macron To Court For Missing Paris Climate Targets

A French court started examining on Thursday what environmental and other organizations are billing as “the case of the century,” accusing the country’s authorities of failing to act against climate change. It stems from a legal complaint filed by Greenpeace…

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MASSACHUSETTS: Governor vetoes climate bill; supporters vow to try again

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker (R) vetoed a sweeping climate bill yesterday, saying the measure would cripple new home construction, hurt the business sector and fail to meet lawmakers’ lofty environmental justice ambitions.

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Air pollution will lead to mass migration, say experts after landmark ruling

Air pollution does not respect national boundaries and environmental degradation will lead to mass migration in the future, said a leading barrister in the wake of a landmark migration ruling, as experts warned that government action must be taken as…