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NHS targets net zero emissions by 2040

Britain's National Health Service pledged on Thursday to become the world's first healthcare system to cut carbon emissions to net zero, hoping to achieve that by 2040 with measures from electric ambulances to energy-efficient hospitals.
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Hit by COVID and climate change, island states battle debt crisis

As the coronavirus pandemic compounds worsening economic pressures from climate change impacts, small island developing nations on Monday appealed for international financial support to help them avert a looming debt crisis.
U.S. presidential hopeful Bloomberg unveils plan to cut wildfire losses in half
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U.S. presidential hopeful Bloomberg unveils plan to cut wildfire losses in half

U.S. presidential hopeful Michael Bloomberg on Thursday unveiled a plan that he claims will halve property losses and deaths from catastrophic wildfires within four years, as part of a suite of initiatives to combat climate change.

Youth urge adults to stop 'acting like children' on climate change

Youth urge adults to stop 'acting like children' on climate change

With children and young people increasingly at risk from extreme weather and out in the streets demanding faster action on global warming, efforts to respect and promote their rights in climate policy need to step up.

Exxon's lawyer calls lawsuit a 'cruel joke' as climate change fraud trial ends
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Exxon's lawyer calls lawsuit a 'cruel joke' as climate change fraud trial ends

Lawyers for New York state and Exxon Mobil Corp delivered closing arguments in a closely watched trial accusing the oil company of hiding from investors the true cost of addressing climate change.

Trump administration rejects new protections for iconic Alaska tree

Trump administration rejects new protections for iconic Alaska tree

An iconic Alaska tree that is dying off from rising forest temperatures and diminished winter snowpack was deemed ineligible by U.S. wildlife officials on Friday for special protection under the U.S. Endangered Species Act.

Top career U.S. EPA auto official moving to head climate office: Memo
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Top career U.S. EPA auto official moving to head climate office: Memo

The top career official at the Environmental Protection Agency in charge of the office overseeing vehicle emissions and biofuel standards will swap roles at the agency on Aug. 4, according to an internal agency memo.

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