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Israel not on track to meet its climate ambitions, OECD warns

In its Environmental Performance Review of Israel, the OECD said Israel would need to introduce additional measures across all sectors to achieve its carbon neutrality goals.

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African leaders: Richer nations must pay more to prepare for climate change

African leaders called on Monday for their counterparts from richer, polluting nations to increase funding for projects to help them adapt to climate change.
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James Bacchus: A global climate trade war is looming. Here’s how to avert it

New US and EU tariffs and other restrictions on ‘dirty’ steel and aluminium could presage a climate-focused trade war. China can help avoid this and boost the climate change fight by pressing the WTO to take up the steel overcapacity issue.
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Australia ‘lagging at the back of the pack’ of OECD countries on climate action, analysis finds

Claims by the Morrison government that Australia has done more to cut greenhouse gas emissions than other countries have been challenged by an analysis that found it has gone backwards compared to similar countries over the past 15 years.

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Ireland’s waterways face increasing levels of nitrogen pollution

Nitrogen is crucial for life, but it's now so overused that it suffocates rivers, streams, and estuaries and threatens drinking water safety.

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Mathias Cormann 'can't wait' to start OECD job and singles out climate as key challenge

Australia's longtime finance minister wants to pursue a 'global' approach to help countries become carbon-neutral by 2050.

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2019 fossil fuel subsidies nearly $500 bn: OECD/IEA

Climate crisis notwithstanding, governments subsidised fossil fuels in 2019 to the tune of nearly half-a-trillion dollars, two intergovernmental agencies have jointly reported.

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