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Brexit Pushing Ireland Towards US Fracked Gas, Putting Climate Commitments at Risk

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Here’s What’s in the Government’s New Air Pollution Plan

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Comment: Airline Bailouts Must Include Tough Emissions Goals

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Divestment League Table: Only Eight UK Universities Committed to Investing in Renewables

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‘Don’t Look Up’: Hollywood’s Primer on Climate Denial Illustrates 5 Myths That Fuel Rejection...

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Bank of England COVID Bailouts for Airlines the ‘Antithesis’ of a Green Recovery —...

Read time: 4 minsThe Bank of England’s emergency bailout scheme is “inconsistent” with the government’s pledge to ‘build back better’ towards a fairer and...

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