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Countries must cut emissions this decade to avoid climate disaster later: Britain

Countries will have to start delivering on emissions-reduction targets during the 2020s, rather than later, to avoid devastation from climate change, the British president of the upcoming COP26 climate summit says.

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Investors tell European firms to reveal 'missing' climate costs in their accounts

Investors are pushing major European companies to make sure the "missing" costs of climate change are properly reflected in their financial statements, a move that could wipe billions of dollars off the value of sectors from energy to aviation.
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First major U.S. offshore wind farm reaches permitting milestone

The first major U.S. offshore wind farm, planned for the Massachusetts coast, reached a key permitting milestone with the release of a long-awaited federal environmental study that considers the project's impacts on fisheries and navigation.

Drought-hit Argentina faces water worries amid coronavirus pandemic

Drought-hit Argentina faces water worries amid coronavirus pandemic

With deforestation surging in Brazil, as President Jair Bolsonaro encourages development of the Amazon, water is expected to become in increasingly shorter supply in the region.

Brazil carbon emissions stable as clean energy use offsets deforestation
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Brazil carbon emissions stable as clean energy use offsets deforestation

Brazil's carbon emissions have remained stable despite an increase in deforestation because they were offset by a larger use of clean energy sources such as ethanol and wind power, a report said on Tuesday.

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Climate change targets are slipping out of reach
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Climate change targets are slipping out of reach

For all the commentary around a transition to a clean energy system, the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere is still continuing to rise rapidly and shows no sign of slowing down.

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China to launch non-subsidized pilot solar, wind power projects

China to launch non-subsidized pilot solar, wind power projects

China plans to launch pilot solar and wind projects that do not accept subsidies from the government, the top state planner said on Wednesday.

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