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CO2 emissions must be zero by 2070 to prevent climate disaster, UN says

Archived, 3 days ago From theguardian.com 

London, U K - The world must cut CO2 emissions to zero by 2070 at the latest to keep global warming below dangerous levels and prevent a global catastrophe, the UN warns.

By 2100, all greenhouse gas emissions – including methane, nitrous oxide and o ...

360 Eco-Loop to help reduce PH air pollution, carbon footprint

Archived, 3 days ago From mb.com.ph 

Manila, PHILIPPINES - A game-changing vehicle is all it takes to convert a city into a green zone and help the country reduce its air pollution and carbon footprint, while it provides its citizens a safe way to travel, according to a senior official of one of the Philippi ...

Melbourne councils band together to buy 100GWh of clean energy direct

Archived, 3 days ago From theguardian.com 

London, U K - A group of Melbourne councils are banding together to bypass the renewable policies of the state and federal governments and directly appeal to clean-energy providers.

In what could evolve into a national initiative to directly boost r ...

Amazon Vows to Run on 100 Percent Renewable Energy

Archived, 3 days ago From wired.com 

Boone, IOWA - Apple made the pledge. So did Google and Facebook. But Amazon stayed silent.

Over the past few years, Apple, Google, and Facebook pledged to run their online empires on renewable energy, and considering how large these empires have bec ...

Renewable energy cost comparable with coal for Turkey by 2030

Archived, 4 days ago From hurriyetdailynews.com 

Istanbul, TURKEY - It is possible for Turkey to meet half of its energy needs from renewable energy resources for around the same cost as its current coal-focused energy strategy, according to a new report.

“There is no reason for Turkey not to choose to ...

Interpol Launches First Operation against Environmental Crimes

Archived, 4 days ago From telesurtv.net 

Caracas, VENEZUELA - Interpol put out a call on Monday for public assistance to locate environmental fugitives.

Operation Infra Terra (International Fugitive Round Up and Arrest) was set up October 6, targeting 139 fugitives wanted in 39 countries for ille ...

Palm oil giant suspends supplier over deforestation allegations

Archived, 4 days ago From mongabay.com 

Menlo Park, CALIFORNIA - Palm oil giant Musim Mas Group has suspended purchases from the PT Pati Sari mill over allegations that the facility is processing fruit illegally grown within a biodiversity hotspot in Sumatra, reports the Rainforest Action Network (RAN), which rece ...

Local activists are paying with their life to protect their forests in Peru

Archived, 4 days ago From theguardian.com 

London, U K - Edwin Chota was killed in the forest he had fought to protect.

The Peruvian environmental activist had appealed to his government for help after receiving death threats from the illegal loggers that plagued the area around his village, ...

Delay tackling traffic fumes ‘costing Scots lives’

Archived, 4 days ago From scotsman.com 

Edinburgh, U K - The Scottish and UK governments have come under fire over their failure to act on deadly air pollution blighting cities and towns north of the Border.

Environmental campaigners have hit out at ministers for delaying efforts to tackle t ...

Ending deforestation won't stop carbon emissions from land use change

Archived, 4 days ago From news.mongabay.com 

Menlo Park, CALIFORNIA - Even if the world stopped cutting down forests, carbon dioxide emissions from land use change would still pose a major challenge, according to a new paper in Nature Climate Change. The research finds that eliminating deforestation would mean agricult ...

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2014 on track to be hottest year on record, says US science agency

Action: Climate Change

The world is on course for this to be the hottest year ever, with global land and sea temperatures for September the highest ...

A record 1,020 rhinos poached in South Africa this year

Action: Wildlife Conservation

More than 1,000 rhinos have been poached in South Africa since January, beating last year’s total of 1004 with still six week ...

Palm oil giant suspends supplier over deforestation allegations

Action: Stop Deforestation

Palm oil giant Musim Mas Group has suspended purchases from the PT Pati Sari mill over allegations that the facility is proce ...

Coal mine has heavy impact in Indonesian Borneo

Action: Stop Pollution

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Indonesia’s largest-ever haul of illegal Manta Ray parts

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Indonesia’s largest ever confiscation of illegal Manta Ray parts, including a shipment of 103 kg of gills, has taken place an ...

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