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A portrait of pollution around Canada’s busiest port

The Tsleil-Waututh Nation is pushing for stricter regulations to protect Burrard Inlet from industrial pollution, as a leaked video highlights the challenges of enforcement.

Ainslie Cruickshank reports for The Narwhal.

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Vicky Cann: How the chemical-industry lobby pushes 'safe use' exemptions

Ever since the EU Commission published its hazardous chemicals strategy, the industry has lobbied to undermine and dilute its promises — and lobbyists can point to some clear wins.
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Environmental and human rights concerns arise from Chinese-backed nickel mining in Indonesia

A report highlights severe environmental and Indigenous rights violations by a Chinese-backed nickel industrial project in Indonesia, escalating tensions in the electric vehicle (EV) battery supply chain.

Resty Woro Yuniar reports for South China Morning Post.

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Report outlines cost of Indonesia’s EV dream as Chinese-funded nickel plants linked to pollution, ‘land grabbing’

A report has accused a Chinese-funded industrial estate of causing ‘significant’ environmental destruction and violating the rights of indigenous people.
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Where the world is (and isn’t) making progress on climate change

Emissions from electricity and transportation are projected to fall over time, a new report finds, but industry remains a major climate challenge.
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Biden’s paradox: Can a green grid coexist with industrial surge?

Utilities are planning record investments in renewable energy and battery storage. But an increasing number are also proposing thousands of megawatts of new natural-gas-fired generation that works against their plans to achieve net-zero goals.

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Abandoned oil mess still plagues communities in the Ecuadorian Amazon

The environmental damage caused more than half a century of oil activity in Ecuador’s Amazon are multiplying yearly without effective remediation by the government or the oil companies responsible.