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Climate crisis threatens future of global sport, says report

Study says heatwaves, fires and floods, and rising sea levels pose major threat over coming years.  The rapidly accelerating climate crisis threatens the future of major…

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Low-carbon liquids: Greenwash or a solution for climate neutrality?

Europe’s fuel industry is calling on the European Union to prioritise low-carbon liquid fuels to power the transport sector. They say fuels made from non-petroleum…

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New UN report highlights link between gender, climate and security

Even as countries buckle under the devastating social and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, they must consider the links between gender inequality and crisis,…

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Top business leaders call on Boris Johnson to set out green recovery plan

Britain’s most powerful business leaders have called on Boris Johnson to set out economic recovery plans that align with the UK’s climate goals to help…

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Survey identifies learning opportunities related to health impacts of climate change

An international survey of Global Consortium on Climate and Health Education (GCCHE) membership found that the majority of members–health professions schools and programs, including medical,…

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EU recovery fund has ‘green strings’ but no ban on fossil fuels

The European Commission pledged on Thursday to attach climate conditions to its massive funding package to save Europe’s coronavirus-battered economies, but stopped short of banning…

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Nature boost for Berlin as Amazon funds city climate protection

Germany’s capital Berlin will serve as a testing ground for a European project backed by online retailer Amazon.com to work out how best to revive…

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European lawmakers to consider tougher climate law: draft

European Union lawmakers are considering toughening the bloc’s planned climate law, with stricter near-term emission goals and a binding commitment for every member state to…

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Analysis: Will lockdown spark long-term changes good for the planet?

The coronavirus lockdown might have temporarily cleared our skies and our roads, but it has done nothing to cool the climate. Scientists are warning this…

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Estuaries are warming at twice the rate of oceans and atmosphere

Estuaries on the south-east coast of Australia are warming at twice the rate of oceans and the atmosphere, a new study has found. Researchers say…

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