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Human evolution may prevent us from solving climate change, UMaine study finds

A new study by an international team led by evolutionary biologist Tim Waring says that humans are good at extracting resources from the Earth but struggle to cooperate on a scale necessary to fight worldwide environmental threats.
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Will California and Washington marry their carbon markets?

Evergreen State officials face a new choice — whether to link their system with a carbon market run jointly by Quebec, the Canadian province, and California, the first U.S. state to establish a broad cap-and-trade system. The stakes are significant.

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New England states ink deal to cooperate on offshore wind

Three New England states have announced plans to jointly solicit bids for offshore wind projects in an attempt to curb costs and boost clean energy development.

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Kerry's visit to China could open door for renewed climate cooperation

Climate action between the U.S. and China could pave the way for smoother negotiations at the COP28 summit.
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Nations call for cooperation in use of Nile waters as climate change threatens flow

The Nile, Africa’s longest river, may have quenched the thirst of millions of people and animals for years, amid quarrels on which country should have more or less, but now even those who felt they got little water compared to counterparts should expect even less because of climate change.

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Cop28 head backs fossil phase-out with carbon capture caveat

The head of the Cop28 climate talks has called for “phasing out fossil fuel emissions”, teeing up a debate between governments over the role of carbon capture and storage technology in the fight against climate change.

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Biden urges climate forum to 'step up' against global warming

President Joe Biden announced another $1 billion in US climate funding Thursday at a virtual meeting with leaders from the world's biggest industrial nations to coordinate efforts to push back on global warming.