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Greenpeace block palm oil delivery at Rotterdam port

Archived, 3 days ago From maritime-executive.com 

Lauderdale, FLORIDA - On Tuesday, Greenpeace activists blocked operations of Malaysian palm oil trader IOI at Rotterdam Port, accusing it of forest destruction and child labor, but other traffic at Europe's busiest port was unaffected, a port spokesman said.


US not on track to meet 2025 carbon pollution cutting goal, study finds

Archived, 3 days ago From phys.org 

Douglas, Isle of Man, U K - Unless it does more, the United States probably will fall short of goals set under last year's Paris agreement to dramatically reduce emissions of heat-trapping gases, according to a new study.

The U.S. pledged to reduce its greenhouse ...

Over 90% of world breathing bad air: WHO

Archived, 3 days ago From phys.org 

Douglas, Isle of Man, U K - Nine out of 10 people globally are breathing poor quality air, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, calling for dramatic action against pollution that is blamed for more than six million deaths a year.

New data in a report from ...

Ryu Jun Yeol joins environmental protection campaign

Archived, 3 days ago From soompi.com 

Singapore, SINGAPORE - Actor Ryu Jun Yeol’s active participation in a recent environmental campaign has become a hot topic.

On September 22, his agency C-Jes Entertainment released a statement, saying, “Ryu Jun Yeol joined Greenpeace in their environmental p ...

Consequences of climate change: polar bear population shrinking due to Arctic sea ice melt

Archived, 3 days ago From natureworldnews.com 

Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA - Alert! The melting sea ice in the Arctic is leaving polar bears hungry and their population dwindling in numbers.

According to a report from Earth Sky, polar bears have taken the most drastic hit from the melting Arctic sea ice due to ...

How China is cutting coal at home but stoking the fuel's global growth

Archived, 4 days ago From scroll.in 

Cambridge, MASSACHUSETTS - Chinese companies and banks are continuing to drive global coal expansion, as state-owned companies, backed by state loans, build coal-fired power plants across the world. This is despite commitments from China’s top leaders to deliver clean energy a ...

Greenpeace warns government of health costs of coal

Archived, 4 days ago From thejakartapost.com 

Jakarta, INDONESIA - The government has argued that it must build coal-fired power plants (PLTUs) across the country to meet soaring electricity demand. The government also argues that in addition to satiating electricity demand, coal is cheaper than other forms of energ ...

Labour government would ban fracking in UK

Archived, 4 days ago From theguardian.com 

London, U K - The Labour party has strengthened its opposition to fracking, saying it would ban the controversial technique for extracting shale gas if it came to power.

Speaking at the Labour conference in Liverpool, shadow energy and climate secre ...

Airlines embrace pollution plan that could cost them $24 billion

Archived, 4 days ago From mb.com.ph 

Intramuros, PHILIPPINES - The aviation industry is supporting a United Nations proposal to limit pollution from international flights even though the measure may eventually cost companies $24 billion annually.

Trade groups representing United Continental Holdin ...

Millions of trees are dying across the US

Archived, 4 days ago From care2.com 

Redwood City, CALIFORNIA - Throughout the U.S., trees are dying at an astonishing rate. The reasons for the die-off vary from location to location — drought, disease, insects and wildfires – but the root cause in many of these cases is the same: climate change.


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The world just hit this disturbing climate change metric

Action: Climate Change

Earth has seemingly passed a worrisome threshold for the changing climate this week, according to scientists.


Madagascar’s largest tortoise could become extinct in 2 years

Action: Wildlife Conservation

One of the world’s rarest tortoises, the ploughshare tortoise, is about to become extinct.

Fewer than 100 plou ...

Deforestation jumps into Peru reserve, 1,600 hectares of rainforest lost

Action: Stop Deforestation

Deforestation is pressing further into a protected area in central Peru, finds a recent analysis by the Monitoring the Andean ...

River pollution puts 323m at risk from life-threatening diseases, says UN

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A week before Russia’s Daldykan river was turned red by a leak from a metals plant, the UN issued a warning as chilling as it ...

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