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Beauty breeds obsession: the fight to save orchids from a lethal black market

On a brisk February morning, a line formed outside the New York Botanical Garden’s vaulted conservatory. Inside, winter layers discarded, visitors gazed at a mossy rock covered in bright, perfect orchids rising towards the white-boned dome of the greenhouse: the…

Guest Post: Labor’s scheme to cut industrial emissions is worryingly flexible

BHP steelworks at Port Kembla Phto: John Englart Rebecca Pearse, Australian National University The federal government today proposed new rules to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from Australia’s polluting industrial sector. The rule changes apply to a measure known as the…

Has COP Lost its Luster on Climate Change? Three Ways Japan Can Lead the Fight – JAPAN Forward

The United Nations 27th Climate Change Conference of the Parties, COP27, was held in Egypt and attracted more than 33,000 participants from around the world. Although smaller in number than COP26, held in the United Kingdom last year, the venue…

Explainer: COP27: How climate change impacts countries around the world – Reuters

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt, Nov 9 (Reuters) – While delegates at the COP27 climate conference discuss the shared problem of climate change, each country will face its own challenges and threats. In February, the U.N. climate science agency released a major…

The Climate Scaremongers: UK Health Chief’s Nonsensical Claims Of Doom

We are used to silly, irresponsible climate scare stories from the BBC and the papers, but when they come from the chief executive of the UK Health Security Agency it is quite another matter. According to the Guardian last week: ‘The climate crisis…

Where We’ll End Up Living as the Planet Burns – TIME

While nations rally to reduce their carbon emissions, and try to adapt at-risk places to hotter conditions, there is an elephant in the room: for large portions of the world, local conditions are becoming too extreme and there is no…

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