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Tax polluters heavily, distribute among the poor to alleviate poverty, says study
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Tax polluters heavily, distribute among the poor to alleviate poverty, says study

By redistributing national carbon price revenues to the poor, they found it could reduce the number of people living in poverty.

UN chief Antonio Guterres wants world powers to act together toward the climate threat, build green future
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UN chief Antonio Guterres wants world powers to act together toward the climate threat, build green future

Guterres wants the pandemic to sharpen governments' focus on cutting emissions and use the crisis as a springboard to launch policies that will wean societies off fossil fuels.

Climate crisis: Is there a Savitri to save the world from its climate catastrophe?
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Climate crisis: Is there a Savitri to save the world from its climate catastrophe?

With 17 percent of the world’s population, India's current emissions are seven percent of global emissions.

India manages to rank in the top 10 countries with higher climate performance: Report
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India manages to rank in the top 10 countries with higher climate performance: Report

Despite the ranking, experts said that govt doesn't have a plan to phase-out fossil fuel and reduce its dependence on coal.

Sixteen children including Greta Thunberg file a UN complaint against 5 countries — here’s what it’ll achieve
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Sixteen children including Greta Thunberg file a UN complaint against 5 countries — here’s what it’ll achieve

The complaint alleges that the 5 countries recklessly perpetuated climate change, failing to take precautionary steps to uphold the rights of its children.

Australian prime minister Scott Morrison heads to church, football after pulling off 'miraculous' win
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Australian prime minister Scott Morrison heads to church, football after pulling off 'miraculous' win

Scott Morrison’s Liberal-led conservative coalition has won or is leading in 76 seats, the number needed to form a majority government, according to the Australian Electoral Commission.

Australians vote in election driven by climate policy; Opposition poses daunting challenge to Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s Liberal party
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Australians vote in election driven by climate policy; Opposition poses daunting challenge to Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s Liberal party

Australians flocked to the polls on Saturday capping a bitterly fought election that may be the first anywhere decided by climate policy.

France's carbon tax sparked gilets jaunes protests, but popular climate policy is possible
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France's carbon tax sparked gilets jaunes protests, but popular climate policy is possible

The demonstrators in yellow jackets have rallied around one particular government policy: a looming hike in fuel taxes in France.

Nobel-winning economists view tech and tax as answers to our global warming woes
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Nobel-winning economists view tech and tax as answers to our global warming woes

Policy is far behind the science — we’re actually going backwards in US with climate policy: Nordhaus

UN climate talks open under the shadow of upcoming US elections
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UN climate talks open under the shadow of upcoming US elections

U.N. climate talks open Monday against the backdrop of a U.S. election that could have a major impact on America's role in the global agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.