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Brazil progressing in fight against deforestation, says environment minister

Archived, 18 days ago From americasquarterly.org 

North Hollywood, CALIFORNIA - A milestone has been reached in the fight against deforestation in the Amazon. Over the last five years, Brazil has seen the lowest deforestation rates since measurements began in 1988 — capping more than 10 years of effective action to reduce the ra ...

Palm oil demand fueling Indonesian forest fires

Archived, 19 days ago From news24.com 

Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA - Palm oil has become part of people's everyday lives, as an ingredient in food products, such as ice cream and potato chips, as well as in cosmetics and toiletries.

Fires that have ravaged large swathes of Indonesian forests and peat la ...

World only half way to meeting emissions target with current pledges

Archived, 19 days ago From theguardian.com 

London, U K - Current global efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions leave about half of the reductions needed still to be found, according to a new analysis by the UN.

The report suggests that governments will have to go much further in their pledg ...

Scientists attempt to breed 'super coral' to save threatened reefs

Archived, 19 days ago From theguardian.com 

London , U K - Scientists at a research centre on Hawaii’s Coconut Island have embarked on an experiment to grow “super coral” that they hope can withstand the hotter and more acidic oceans that are expected with global warming.

The quest to grow the ...

Celebrities join #eyesonParis campaign for Oxfam

Archived, 19 days ago From thefuss.co.uk 

London, U K - A host of celebrities are taking to social media to share an eyes-only selfie to tell world leaders they have their #eyesonParis for action on climate change.

Naomie Harris, Simon Pegg, and Jamie Oliver are just some of the celebrities ...

Canada must work globally to combat climate change

Archived, 19 days ago From huffingtonpost.ca 

Toronto, CANADA - The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), adopted in September at the United Nations' (UN) General Assembly, contain all the needed elements for Canada and the world to take meaningful action on climate change. It could also give momentum to the UN c ...

Naomi Klein addresses climate change rally in Vancouver

Archived, 19 days ago From vancouversun.com 

Vancouver, BRITISH COLUMBIA - Now is the time to pressure Justin Trudeau’s federal government to make serious changes to wean the country’s economy off its reliance on fossil fuels, author Naomi Klein said Thursday.

Speaking at a climate change rally attended by an ...

Garbage patches larger than area of Ethiopia and South Africa combined are floating in Africa's waters

Archived, 20 days ago From mgafrica.com 

Nairobi, KENYA - There are five major gyres in the oceans worldwide, three of which come in close proximity to the African continent.

A gyre is a large system of slow rotating ocean currents - almost like a whirlpool - which circles large areas of st ...

Volkswagen admits 'irregularities' in CO2 emissions – Greenpeace response

Archived, 20 days ago From greenpeace.org 

Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - Greenpeace International has condemned Volkswagen’s latest confession that it understated CO2 emissions on about 800,000 cars in Europe, calling for a full and independent inquiry into the carmaker's operations. 

Volkswagen's st ...

Paris has announced a radical plan to ban cars when air pollution spikes

Archived, 20 days ago From techinsider.io 

New York, NEW YORK - The City of Light has become the City of Smog.

For a brief period earlier this year, Paris was the most polluted city in the world, according to one ranking.

And now French authorities are doing something about it.

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