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Australia’s emissions fell 0.4% in 2022 despite increases in transport and agriculture pollution

Inventory shows Australia has burned through 27% of its emissions budget under the Paris climate accord in 25% of the allotted time.

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The spaceport at the edge of the world

A tiny Scottish village is betting its future on rocket launches. But the plan may threaten the fragile landscape—and a tenacious billionaire’s ambitions.
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Indigenous lands among the amazon's last carbon sinks

Parts of the Amazon managed by Indigenous people removed more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere than they released, while areas not managed by Indigenous people saw widespread deforestation, producing more carbon dioxide than they removed, a report finds.

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In a new book, Annie Proulx shows us how to fall in love with wetlands

These vital carbon sinks and havens for biodiversity, rarely encountered, are disappearing three times faster than forests.

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First-of-its-kind freshwater mangroves discovered in Brazil’s Amazon Delta

Researchers on an expedition in the Amazon River Delta have found mangroves growing in freshwater — a phenomenon never before documented in deltas or coastal mangroves anywhere else in the world.

The ocean is a critical solution to climate change, groups tell Biden

The ocean is a critical solution to climate change, groups tell Biden

A coalition of 93 environmental groups, aquariums and outdoor recreation brands is urging the Biden administration to harness the power of the ocean to fight climate change, according to details shared exclusively with The Climate 202.
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DR Congo approves auction of oil blocks in one of the world's largest carbon sinks

Cabinet ministers in the Democratic Republic of Congo have approved the auction of 16 oil blocks, including in one of the world’s largest carbon sinks and most environmentally sensitive areas.

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