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Multinationals opening new gas sites, despite climate change warnings – FRANCE 24 English

Although scientists keep insisting that the planet needs to move away from its dependence on oil, gas and coal to effectively combat climate change, hydrocarbon development projects continue to emerge. Several countries, cities and NGOs are calling for a non-proliferation…

Legal Avenues to Fight Climate Change – IPI Global Observatory

In a landmark legal battle brought by the Dutch arm of the Friends of the Earth environmental organization against Shell in The Hague, the Netherlands on May 26, 2021, the energy giant was ordered to rein in its carbon emissions….

Fossil Awards to Egypt for a weak cover text and Israel for greenwashing

The Fossil awards on Solutions Day go to not one, but two countries. Both Egypt and Israel were nominated for being the worst today. Egypt for its extremely weak first drafts of the Cover text: the decision of the COP….

Your Thursday Briefing: Crisis Averted?

Poland calls blast a likely accident On Tuesday, an explosion in Poland near the border with Ukraine killed two people. Initial reports suggested that a Russian missile caused the explosion. But a fuller picture has since emerged. Andrzej Duda, Poland’s…

World has nine years to avert catastrophic warming, study shows – The Washington Post

Comment on this story Comment Gift Article SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt — Nations will likely burn through their remaining carbon budget in less than a decade if they do not significantly reduce greenhouse gas pollution, a new study shows, causing the…

Guest Post: After decades putting the brakes on global action, does Australia deserve to host UN climate talks with Pacific nations?

Shutterstock Wesley Morgan, Griffith University As the COP27 climate talks got underway in Egypt this week, climate and energy minister Chris Bowen announced Australia would bid to co-host the annual United Nations climate summit with Pacific island nations in 2026….

Countries’ climate promises still not enough to avoid catastrophic global warming: UN Report – UN News

The current combined National Determined Contributions (NDCs)—meaning the countries’ national efforts to tackle emissions and mitigate climate change—are leading our planet to at least 2.5 degrees warming, a level deemed catastrophic by scientists at the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change…

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