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NY Times - Global Warming and Climate Change
Farmers Clash With Police and Macron at Paris Agricultural FairAt the annual show where the French countryside comes to the capital, President Emmanuel Macron’s efforts to calm a monthlong confrontation were met with anger.
I Spent a Week Rescuing Food From the Trash. Here’s What I Ate.A climate-conscious reporter tried an app that connects eaters and surplus restaurant food. She got bargains, no booze and some pleasant surprises.
Biden to End an Unpopular Fuel Ban in Eight Farm StatesThe administration will scrap summertime restrictions on gas blended with ethanol, which is made from corn.
The Guardian - Keep it in the Ground
London ‘put to shame’ by New York fossil fuel divestment
Campaigners say London mayor has fudged a similar manifesto promise to divest the city’s remaining pension funds from fossil fuels
London has been put to shame by New York’s decision to divest city pension funds from fossil fuel companies, according to climate campaigners who accuse the mayor, Sadiq Khan, of fudging a similar promise he made during his election campaign.
Global efforts to drive investment away from oil, gas and coal were given a major boost last week when the biggest city in the US announced plans to sell off its $5bn holdings in fossil fuel assets and sue the world’s most powerful oil companies over their contribution to dangerous global warming.Continue reading...
UN criticises UK and Germany for betraying Paris climate deal
Climate change envoy singles out both countries for subsidising the fossil fuel industry and says the UK has lost its position as a climate leader
Ban Ki-moon’s climate change envoy has accused the UK and Germany of backtracking on the spirit of the Paris climate deal by financing the fossil fuel industry through subsidies.
Mary Robinson, the former president of Ireland and UN special envoy on climate change and El Niño, said she had to speak out after Germany promised compensation for coal power and the UK provided tax breaks for oil and gas.Continue reading...
Opencast coal mine planned for Northumberland coast
Plans to open a new mine have been criticised by local residents and NGOs for contradicting government commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and phase out coal, reports ENDS
A new surface coal mine could be created on the scenic Northumberland coast if an application is approved next month.
Banks Mining wants to create a three million tonne (Mt) opencast mine which will operate for seven years from an area of 250 hectares at Druridge Bay, between Widdrington and Cresswell.Continue reading...