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Global renewable energy goal falls short of 2030 target, says IEA

Global renewable energy goal falls short of 2030 target, says IEA

The world is not on track to triple renewable electricity generation by 2030, an important step in transitioning from fossil fuels, but progress is accelerating.

Fiona Harvey reports for The Guardian.

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New oil and gas projects pose a threat to climate goals

New oil and gas projects pose a threat to climate goals

Despite clear warnings from climate scientists, a surge in oil and gas projects led by the U.S. is setting the stage for a significant overshoot of the Paris Agreement's global warming limits, a new report warns.

Oliver Milman reports for The Guardian.

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Where the world warmed the most in Earth’s hottest year
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Where the world warmed the most in Earth’s hottest year

A Washington Post analysis of climate data found one-fifth of the planet was 2 degrees Celsius warmer than in the late 1800s, before humans started burning fossil fuels on a large scale.
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An Alabama coal plant once again nabs the dubious title of the nation’s worst greenhouse gas polluter

In West Jefferson, everything happens in the shadow of Alabama Power.  Fewer than 500 people live in the town of under one square mile, located just a 20-minute drive northwest of Birmingham. There’s little in the way of excess. Modest homes dot the landscape, with residents waving as cars pass by. There’s a Dollar General, […]
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Scientists: Time to treat the climate and nature crisis as one indivisible global health emergency

Over 200 health journals call on the United Nations, political leaders, and health professionals to recognize that climate change and biodiversity loss are one indivisible crisis and must be tackled together to preserve health and avoid catastrophe. This overall environmental crisis is now so severe as to be a global health emergency.

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Global heat waves show climate change and El Niño are a bad combo

Scientists say worsening heat waves have a clear link to climate change. This year, a seasonal El Niño pattern will also be adding fuel to the fire.
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King’s green energy firm was investigated after 38-day greenhouse gas leak

A green energy company set up by King Charles was investigated for numerous health and safety breaches after the unauthorised leak of more than 1,000 tonnes of global-heating gases.

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