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John Kerry says transparency for you, foreign countries, but not for me

Climate czar John Kerry has called for “a new level of transparency and accountability” from governments around the world to tackle climate change, even as his tiny corner of government was already sitting on a simple demand for find out who has been working there for 140 days. “We need to stop the BS thrown […]

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Shell directors sued for ‘not preparing the company for net zero’ | Shell

Shell directors are being sued for failing to properly prepare the multinational oil and gas company for net zero. In what is believed to be a first-of-its-kind action, the lawsuit brought by activist shareholders argues that Shell’s 13 directors are personally responsible for failing to develop a strategy consistent with the Paris Agreement, which seeks […]

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State budget: Greens say no to the promotion of coal-based electric vehicles

By Kaushik Bhattacharya: Despite the positive reception of the government’s stance on environment-related issues, campaigners and experts said more funds are needed for environmental conservation Although the government of Maharashtra in its 2022-23 budget has emphasized its electric vehicle (EV) policy, green activists and experts have claimed that the electric vehicle policy will only succeed […]

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Fight for Rights, Fight for Freedom – OZY

IMPORTANT Turn off the tap US and UK ban Russian oil on International Women’s Day Of the more than 2 million refugees who have fled Ukraine, UNICEF reported that half are children and the rest are mostly women. In a video address, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy noted that Ukrainians usually celebrate International Women’s Day with gratitude […]

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Denmark shines, US lags behind in latest climate protection ranking | Top countries

In the wake of the 2021 UN Climate Change Conference, pressure has intensified for world leaders to confront the climate crisis head-on and adopt bolder policies. This, in turn, has increased the need for timely data that countries can use to guide their policy decisions. The CICC 2022, released in November 2021, offers a real-time […]

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In low-income countries, meat is not the problem. A western industrialist

In recent years, there has been a growing movement against excessive meat consumption. Environmentalists point to meat production as one of the main causes of climate change, deforestation, biodiversity loss and water pollution; health advocates say eating too many animal products increases the risk of everything from heart disease to cancer; and animal welfare activists […]

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The race to net zero requires countries to adopt…

(MENAFN- CMR Ubin World) NEW YORK (PRWEB) FEBRUARY 15, 2022 In a new interview with CMRubinWorld, John Lang, who manages the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit’s NetZero Tracker, talks to CM Rubin (founder of CMRubinWorld) about the global race to Net Zero. Lang specializes in communicating climate science and policy to the public. The world […]

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Texas Oil Company and California cities face off in climate change row in state Supreme Court

Austin, TX, 26 minutes ago — An oil and gas giant, the city of San Francisco, and a Massachusetts lawyer appear before the Texas Supreme Court – a case in Texas’ highest court alleges a coordinated litigation effort to force compliance with a climate change program. ExxonMobil, one of the world’s largest fossil fuel companies, […]

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Winter Olympians stand up for climate, peace amid muted activism

FILE – Taylor Gold of the United States competes in the men’s halfpipe final at the 2022 Winter Olympics Friday, Feb. 11, 2022, in Zhangjiakou, China. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, file) Gregory Bull PA BEIJING After a morning training session at the Big Air Shougang site of the Winter Olympics, British snowboarder Katie Ormerod stopped by […]

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The race to net zero requires countries to adopt robust and credible net zero goals that are genuine, not greenwash, says leading expert

NEW YORK (WEB PR) February 15, 2022 In a new interview with CMRubinWorld, John Lang, who manages the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit’s NetZero Tracker, talks to CM Rubin (founder of CMRubinWorld) about the global race to Net Zero. Lang specializes in communicating climate science and policy to the public. The world must reduce […]

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The right to disconnect, why your company needs a workplace dating policy, and more.

Welcome to this week’s edition of the CxO newsletter, bringing executives the news, analysis and advice they need to navigate the ever-changing world of business every Tuesday. Click here to subscribe to the newsletter readt. HHello, and welcome to another edition of the CxO newsletter. How many after-hours emails have you sent since closing yesterday? […]

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Greta Thunberg joins protest against UK mining company seeking ‘short-term profits’ | World | News

The British company Beowulf Mining has requested the opening of a new open-pit mine in Gállok. Several environmental organisations, including Friends of the Earth and UNESCO, said the mine could have a “medium to large negative impact” on the Laponia World Heritage site. The Laponia World Heritage Site is a large mountainous wildlife protected area […]

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Portland’s ‘A Kid’s Company About’ Removes Podcasts From Spotify

What do Neil Young, Joni Mitchell and a Portland-born children’s media company have in common? They all pulled their content from Spotify last week, amid a wave of backlash against the platform’s support for fear factor host-turned-podcaster Joe Rogan. In an Instagram post on Friday afternoon, A company for children—which began as a Portlander-led publisher […]

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‘England is one of the most nature-deprived countries on earth’: Tony Juniper’s call to end binary thinking

Video by Phil Clarke Hill Nature is in poor condition. England is small, land is scarce and there are no simple answers to meet competing demands. But by getting farmers, politicians, activists, gardeners and dog walkers working together, we can make a difference. That’s the message of Tony Juniper, longtime environmental activist and, since 2019, […]