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UN chief António Guterres called for windfall taxes on oil and gas this week, arguing it is “immoral” for fossil fuel companies to reap...

African climate diplomats reject African Union’s pro-gas stance for Cop27

African climate negotiators have quashed a proposal by the African Union to promote gas as a bridge fuel for the continent at UN talks....

NASA Data on Plant ‘Sweating’ Could Help Predict Wildfire Severity

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India approves climate plan with increased ambition, clarifying energy goals

India’s cabinet has approved an updated national climate plan, cementing targets pledged by Narendra Modi in November, including a 2070 net zero goal and 45% reduction...

The problem with The Bahamas’ blue carbon market plans

The Bahamian parliament is in discussions to finalize its first-ever “blue” carbon credits via the Climate Change and Carbon Markets Initiatives Bill. As a Bahamian...

Tonga Eruption Blasted Unprecedented Amount of Water Into Stratosphere

In Brief: The huge amount of water vapor hurled into the atmosphere, as detected by NASA’s Microwave Limb Sounder, could end up temporarily warming Earth’s...

NASA’s Mineral Dust Detector Starts Gathering Data

In Brief: Newly installed on the space station, the instrument, called EMIT, will help answer questions about how mineral dust from Earth’s arid regions affects...

Hali Hewa episode 3: The indigenous experience

In the third episode of the Hali Hewa podcast, Abigael Kima interviews human rights activist Cindy Kobei, a member of the Ogiek indigenous community...

Rich countries fall $17bn short of 2020 climate finance goal

Rich countries have fallen almost $17bn short of their pledge to collectively deliver $100 billion of climate finance a year by 2020, according to...

US set to fine oil and gas companies for methane leaks

A proposed US climate bill will introduce a charge on methane leaks from oil and gas facilities, believed by experts to be the first...

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