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Friends of the Earth to launch legal action against Cumbrian mine

An environmental campaign group said it will be taking legal action against the UK Government’s decision to approve a new coal mine in Cumbria.

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BP criticised over plan to spend billions more on fossil fuels than green energy

BP has been accused of prioritising fossil fuels over green energy as it plans to spend as much as double the amount on oil and gas projects than on renewable investments next year.

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How green is your cruise?

As cruise companies head into their busiest season, they say they have ambitious plans to curb greenhouse emissions and find cleaner sources of fuel. But critics say the progress is too slow.

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North Sea Abigail oilfield plan approved despite climate goals

Ministers face a backlash from climate groups after giving the green light to a new North Sea oilfield just weeks after the Cop26 UN climate talks in Glasgow.

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Social media companies beef up promises, but still fall short on climate disinformation

While the latest commitments from the tech world demonstrate a growing awareness of the role it plays in spreading falsehoods and potentially harmful claims, analysts say the industry still falls short of meaningful change in preventing climate disinformation.

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20 meat and dairy firms emit more greenhouse gas than Germany, Britain or France

Twenty livestock companies are responsible for more greenhouse gas emissions than either Germany, Britain or France – and are receiving billions of dollars in financial backing to do so, according to a new report by environmental campaigners.

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Ministers accused of hypocrisy over ‘toothless’ environment bill

Campaigners say a bill that ministers call 'ambitious' fails to protect green spaces, air quality or wildlife, and is 'riddled with loopholes'.