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Exxon shareholders win ‘historic’ climate vote against board’s advice

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G20 countries must break their addiction to fossil fuels

Leaders of major economies meeting in Argentina this month need to step up climate action if the world is to meet the goals of...

Bangladesh backtracks on carbon tax proposal ahead of election year

The government of Bangladesh has backtracked on plans to impose a carbon tax, in its budget unveiled on Thursday.In the run-up to the budget...

Indian court awards legal rights of a person to entire ecosystem

Expanding on a previous judgment in which it recognised the Ganga and Yamuna rivers as legal entities, the High Court of the Indian state...

Video: Palau to raise Adani coal mine with Australia

The minister of environment for Palau will seek a meeting with his Australian counterpart Josh Frydenberg to discuss a giant Indian-owned coal mine proposed for...

Leaked draft summary of UN special report on 1.5C climate goal – in full

Climate Home News is one of the world’s most trusted independent sources of climate politics news. Sign up for our newsletter. What are the impacts of 1.5C...

Coal lobby threatens to sue over EU clean air rules

Tough air pollution limits for Europe’s coal plants announced on Monday could be engulfed in a firestorm of lawsuits and counter-suits, Climate Home has learned.Under...

Bangkok Bulletin: Countdown to Katowice begins

Our final newsletter from the Thai capital. To get all of our updates, straight to your inbox, sign up here The post Bangkok Bulletin: Countdown...

Humans massively increased odds of three consecutive hottest years

Each of the last three years has seen record temperatures worldwide, further evidence that climate warms the Earth, not mere chance. Each has been...

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