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End game for COP27: Will there be backsliding on Fossil fuels or 1.5C target? Will a Loss and Damage finance Facility be established?

COP Presidency Friday 11pm press briefing The UN climate change conference is approaching its end game. Will there be backsliding on Fossil fuels or 1.5C target?  Will a Loss and Damage finance Facility be established? The negotiations are past Friday…

What Would a Climate Emergency Mean? Here Are 4 Key Points. – The New York Times

Here’s what it could look like if President Biden decides to take that step. What is emergency power? Emergency power is a special, temporary authority that a president can invoke in a crisis. The idea is to empower the president…

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Biden unveils extreme heat plan – but doesn’t declare climate emergency

Facing the disintegration of his climate agenda as ferocious heatwaves hit large parts of the world, Joe Biden has unveiled a new plan to push billions of dollars to US cities and states to help them cope better with extreme…

G7 ‘climate club’ to tackle global warming amid criticism of fossil fuel ‘loophole’ – SBS News

Releasing their final communique, G7 leaders announced a “climate club” will be launched by the end of the year with the aim of speeding up efforts to tackle global warming. Civil society groups said they wanted to see more ambition,…

Fossil fuel extraction must be stopped to limit global warming – Earth.com

New research published in the journal Environmental Research Letters emphasizes the urgency of climate change. The study shows that stopping new oil, gas and coal development isn’t enough. To avoid going over the 1.5°C temperature change limit, not only do…

Australia the captain of the villians? The Fossil Fueled Five – Comparing Rhetoric with Reality on Fossil Fuel Production at #COP26

Launch of the Fossil Fueled Five Report at Panda Hub at COP26 A new report investigates the role of 5 western developed countries, their current climate plans and their current fossil fuel expansion plans. The Fossil Fueled Five report comes…

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Democratic platform’s backtracking on fossil fuels dismays climate activists

US climate activists had high hopes for the Democratic national convention, following substantial praise for a recently strengthened plan from nominee Joe Biden and his choice of Kamala Harris as a running mate. But a mysterious decision to dial back…

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US push to dilute energy regulations as bailouts to fossil fuel firms

The US has argued for less regulation of the world’s energy systems, speaking out against the policy interventions promoting clean energy that are central to a “green recovery” from the coronavirus crisis. Dan Brouillette, the US energy secretary, told a…

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