The Green New Deal: Finally climate policy informed by science

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Climate Weekly: Youth bring hope

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‘We haven’t known a world without climate change’: school strikers demand safe future

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Germany ready to join global coal phase-out alliance: environment minister

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Chile warns of 3-hour commutes, split venue at December climate talks

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UK Conservative politicians back ‘inspirational’ school climate strikers

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US and Saudi Arabia block geoengineering governance push

Countries failed to agree on a Swiss resolution to consider regulating technologies that aim to cool the planet, at the UN Environment Assembly in...

Energy and oil majors turn to rural Africa in grab for world’s next billion...

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School climate strikes go global, with actions planned in 92 countries

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Capitalism can deliver the transformation the climate school strike demands

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