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NY Times - Global Warming and Climate Change

  • 05.29.24

    Logging in Banff to Save it from Canada’s Wildfires

    Trees have been cut to create fire guards in Banff, the country’s most popular national park. After its warmest winter in history, Canada braces for another season of wildfires.
  • 05.29.24

    126 Degrees in India: New Delhi Sweats Through Its Hottest Day Ever Recorded

    For weeks now, temperatures in several states in northern India have been well over 110, and hospitals have been reporting a rise in heatstroke.
  • 05.29.24

    Hold the French Fries! Paris Olympics Chart a New Gastronomic Course.

    The environment will come first as France tries to revitalize the global image of its cuisine.

The Guardian - Keep it in the Ground

  • 01.15.18

    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.

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  • 07.18.16

    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.

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  • 06.22.16

    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.

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