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Land clearing, farming contribute a third of the world’s greenhouse gases: UN Report
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Land clearing, farming contribute a third of the world’s greenhouse gases: UN Report

The report finds that there's no way to stay within 2℃ warming without a significant drop in land-based emissions

Tibetan grasslands could be saved by return to traditional grazing, replacing old policies
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Tibetan grasslands could be saved by return to traditional grazing, replacing old policies

The Zoigê grasslands may greatly benefit from removing the fences that divide them, but entrenched interests and government policy are pushing in the other direction.

OPEC secretary-general calls climate change activists 'greatest threat to industry'
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OPEC secretary-general calls climate change activists 'greatest threat to industry'

Mohammed Barkindo believes that the oil industry is part of the solution to the scourge of climate change.

Greenland to lose 4.5 percent of ice cover by 3000 due to greenhouse gas emissions
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Greenland to lose 4.5 percent of ice cover by 3000 due to greenhouse gas emissions

Between 1991 and 2015, Greenland's ice sheet has added about 0.02 inches per year to sea level.

Eight EU nations pledge to phase out use of coal by 2030; move aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions, deliver on Paris deal
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Eight EU nations pledge to phase out use of coal by 2030; move aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions, deliver on Paris deal

As per officials, eight of the European Union's 28 countries have pledged to phase out coal for electricity production by 2030 to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Energy demand in 2018 exceeded renewables growth, caused record emission levels
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Energy demand in 2018 exceeded renewables growth, caused record emission levels

The main drivers of this were a robust global economy & heating & cooling needs in some countries.

Artificial lab-grown meat may be worse for the environment than cattle farming
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Artificial lab-grown meat may be worse for the environment than cattle farming

While methane from cow farms stays roughly 12 years in the atmosphere, CO2 accumulates for millennia.

Radical human diet change holds key to halting catastrophic damage to planet: Study
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Radical human diet change holds key to halting catastrophic damage to planet: Study

Global diets are the largest driver of emissions, biodiversity loss, & deadly algae blooms.

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.

USAID, Rabobank Foundation, Ananya Finance engage in India's sustainable landscapes sector
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USAID, Rabobank Foundation, Ananya Finance engage in India's sustainable landscapes sector

USAID is an independent agency of the US federal government that is primarily responsible for administering civilian foreign aid and development assistance.

Earth is approaching 'tipping points' that could accelerate global warming beyond our capacity, warn scientists
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Earth is approaching 'tipping points' that could accelerate global warming beyond our capacity, warn scientists

As climate change drives up temperatures, earth comes ever closer to dangerous 'tipping points' that could accelerate global warming beyond our capacity to reign it in

Climate change: Many countries pin hopes on India, China as US likely to withdraw or play minimal role
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Climate change: Many countries pin hopes on India, China as US likely to withdraw or play minimal role

Trump doubts global warming has a human cause and says he will decide on a campaign threat to "cancel" the Paris Agreement,

Bill Gates leading over $1bn fund for innovation in clean energy technology
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Bill Gates leading over $1bn fund for innovation in clean energy technology

Microsoft co-founder and noted philanthropist Bill Gates is leading a round of investments focussing on fighting climate change. With the announcement of the Breakthrough Energy Ventures (BEV) fund, Gates has got together the who's who of technology world to participate in the energy ventures fund

In a first, world space agencies unite to fight climate challenge
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In a first, world space agencies unite to fight climate challenge

For the first time, under the impetus of ISRO and the French Space Agency, space agencies of over 60 countries have agreed to monitor climate change

Race cars will not be banned in USA
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Race cars will not be banned in USA

However, the EPA will focus on clamping down on illegally modified road cars

Cabinet nod to sign Paris pact on climate change in New York
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Cabinet nod to sign Paris pact on climate change in New York

The agreement acknowledges the development imperatives of developing countries and their right to development.

Delhi’s transport sector pollutes three times more than Mumbai's, reveals new study
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Delhi’s transport sector pollutes three times more than Mumbai's, reveals new study

Delhi’s transport sector produces six times as much greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) as that of Kolkata’s, five times as much as Ahmedabad’s and three times as much as Greater Mumbai and Chennai, according to a study.

Convoluted Paris climate agreement is ambitious but India has nothing to cheer about
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Convoluted Paris climate agreement is ambitious but India has nothing to cheer about

In effect, lip service has been paid to “equity” and “differentiation” but there is no way in the agreement to operationalize these concepts.

With barely 20 hours to go, Paris climate talks are heading for a deal but a weak one
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With barely 20 hours to go, Paris climate talks are heading for a deal but a weak one

Those expecting a lasting solution to the air pollution in New Delhi or an international compensation package for ‘loss and damage’ caused by extreme weather events such as in Chennai from the Paris deal would be disappointed.

India raises concerns over commitment on $100 bn climate fund
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India raises concerns over commitment on $100 bn climate fund

On investment towards adaptation measures, the minister said that public resources have to address the concerns of adaptions as private companies in developing countries are not coming forward to invest.