Indians want ‘jugaad’ not ‘climate justice’, study shows

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End of coal: Failure to see it coming will hurt miners most

Donald Trump’s decision to pull the US out of the Paris Climate Agreement was sometimes presented as the president putting coal workers first. But the...

US joins UN resolution to protect human rights from climate change

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Climate Weekly: Norway sends Brazil an Amazon warning

Was it a letter from Norway’s environment minister or supermodel Gisele Bündchen’s twitter advocacy that made up his mind?Either way, this week Brazil’s president Michel...

Brazil’s Temer warned over deforestation record in Norway visit

Michel Temer, the embattled president of Brazil, will find no respite from his problems on a visit to Norway on Wednesday.On a tour to drum up...

Planned gas investments will blow 1.5C climate target, say analysts

To prevent dangerous climate change, natural gas will have to be phased out faster than in most official forecasts, according to a new report.If countries...

Women’s co-op dairy in Kenya breaks agricultural glass ceiling

Kenya has been experiencing a series of prolonged droughts followed by shortages of water, pastures and crop failure which has destroyed the livelihood of...

Indian manufacturers eye cleaner coolants to meet air con demand

Everything is a quadrangle in Daikin India’s manufacturing facility. Its clean straight lines are at odds with the dusty and sprawling landscape outside the...

Brazil’s Temer vetoes rollback of Amazon forest protections

Brazil’s president Michel Temer has vetoed a bill that would have lowered protections on 1.4 million acres of land – much of it in the Amazon rainforest. The...

Al Gore likens climate movement to suffrage and abolition of slavery

Former US vice president Al Gore compared climate change to historic “moral causes” such as abolishing slavery, universal suffrage, anti-apartheid, civil, and gay rights.It was “clearly...

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