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8 takeaways from the Green Climate Fund meltdown

The UN's flagship climate finance initiative had a public setback this week. What went wrong, what are the political implications and what happens next? The...

Sinn Fein concession paves way for second Green MEP

June 4th, 2019 The withdrawal of Sinn Fein’s request for a full recount of votes for Ireland South has paved the way for the election...

2021 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming News Roundup #34

Listing of articles linked to on the Skeptical Science Facebook Page during the past week: Sun, August 15, 2021 through Sat, August 21, 2021 The following...

ECJ holds hearing on Poland’s refusal to stop logging in ancient forest

Europe’s leading court today held its first hearing on Poland’s refusal to comply with an interim ban on logging in the protected Białowieża Forest. The...

Irish wave energy company strikes deal to test converter at US Navy base

February 5th, 2018 An Irish wave energy technology company is set to partner with a US company to build and test a wave energy converter...

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