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Brazil’s Supreme Court has become the first in the world to recognise the Paris Agreement as a human rights treaty – a move with...

EU set to use ‘green’ label for gas, nuclear investments after parliamentary vote

The European Parliament voted on Wednesday in favour of plans to award a green investment label to nuclear and gas projects amid loud protests...

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