Oil and SUVs: Why Canada’s emissions have risen since Trudeau took office

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EU commits €4 billion more to climate vulnerables, calls on the US to step...

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Reader profile: Amelia Rose Khan wants Cop26 to close carbon accounting loopholes

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Leftwing victory in Norway election puts oil exit at the heart of coalition talks

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Barbados pursues ‘Norwegian model’: going green at home and drilling for oil

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Conservationists set out ‘nature positive’ vision for global biodiversity deal

The IUCN Congress has come up with a blueprint for a "transformative" deal to protect plants and wildlife, which members hope governments will embrace...

Conservationists back indigenous peoples’ call to protect 80% of the Amazon by 2025

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Threading the needle on Afghan aid – Climate Weekly

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To close the climate ambition gap, we must look beyond national targets

Rapid advances in clean steelmaking are an example of the kind of sectoral progress that needs to be captured by the UN's global stocktake...

Displaced Afghan negotiator calls for climate aid to war-torn states

Ahmad Samim Hoshmand, a top climate official before he fled the Taliban, says Afghans need support more than ever to cope with climate impacts The...

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