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‘Our world hangs by a thread’: Indigenous activist asks US agri giant to stop destroying Amazon rainforest

A21-year-old Indigenous activist from a remote Amazonian village will hand deliver a letter to the Cargill-MacMillan dynasty in Minneapolis on Thursday, calling on the billionaire owners of America’s biggest private company to stop destroying the Amazon rainforest and its people.

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Want to spur green energy in Wyoming? Aim for the billionaires

One man’s quest to lure climate investment from the wealthy enclave of Jackson underscores how the climate law works: It runs on rich people.
Want to spur green energy in Wyoming? Aim for the billionaires
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Want to spur green energy in Wyoming? Aim for the billionaires

One man’s quest to lure climate investment from the wealthy enclave of Jackson underscores how the climate law works: It runs on rich people.
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California’s Salton Sea eyed for lithium extraction with new tech

As companies with billionaire backing buy in, frontline communities weigh the economics with health and environment.
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Meet BlackRock's Larry Fink, the anti-woke movement's favorite villain

As Larry Fink becomes the "anti-woke" campaign's favorite villain, Wall Street's willingness to curb warming has been thrown into question.
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How the ultra wealthy have re-shaped the global discussion on climate change

A new book critiques the juxtaposition of rich and powerful people preaching to the rest of us on climate change.

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A vicious circle of inequality

According to research on global inequality in per capita emissions in 2019, an average South and South-East Asian emitted 2.6 tonnes of planet-heating greenhouse gases per year. In contrast, the average North American emitted 20 tonnes.

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