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Resist! A new world is around the corner

On the 100th day of the Tump Administration the People’s Climate March will see people taking to the streets across the US, in a week of action that was kicked off by the global March For Science last weekend. Along with the growing...

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People around the world to march for climate science

This Saturday, scientists and their supporters are marching around the world, to defend those who strive to further scientific understanding, in a mass mobilisation that will protest Donald Trump’s attacks on science, attacks that a...

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Australians race to stop Adani coal mine and clean up after Cyclone Debbie

As Australians clean up the billions of dollars worth of damage from Cyclone Debbie, an unprecedented campaign of resistance is gearing up in Australia to stop Indian coal giant Adani’s proposed Carmichael Mine in Queensland, which ...

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Business backing climate action as Brexit begins

As the UK formally triggers the process to leave the EU, UK businesses have made it clear that climate action policies are good for people, the planet and business. Thirty companies, including Kingfisher, the owner of DIY behemoth B...

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Trump attack on clean energy rallies opposition

President Trump has signed his Energy Independence Executive Order suspending more than half a dozen of Obama’s climate measures, to a chorus of voices warning that the main focus of his order – undoing the Clean Power Plan &#...

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Trump’s coal punt unpopular and in vain

The majority of Americans want to see action on coal plant emissions, but despite this popular sentiment President Trump is planning to dismantling the Clean Power Plan, announcing this week he will try to “save the coal industry” t...

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Calls for concrete climate action as EU turns 60 

As the European Union celebrates its 60th anniversary, leaders from environmental organisations, trade unions, development NGOs and women’s groups have signed a statement recognising Europe’s achievements and highlighting what still...

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Pro-climate action parties triumph in Dutch elections

The press had sold yesterday’s Dutch elections as the story of the rise of the far-right. Yet, as the results show, the real story was the significant rise of pro-environment parties that prioritise tackling climate change. GreenLef...

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Trump’s war on regs not easy with peoples’ climate concerns

President Trump has ordered a review of U.S. vehicle fuel-efficiency standards as part of an ongoing attack on everything his predecessor did to reduce emissions and address climate change including, according to Bloomberg, removing...

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World waits for Trump’s climate assault as coal slumps and solar soars

White House leaks have revealed President Trump’s likely budget cuts to climate regulations and science, including plans to cancel auto efficiency standards and cut energy efficiency programs. However, it appears that Trump’s effort...

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Public backs action as effects of climate change intensify

Politicians in Europe, at least, no longer have any excuse to delay climate action given the clear evidence of public support, according to a major European survey launched this week. The European Perceptions of Climate Change fo...

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EPA budget & water rule in Trump’s sights as denial rules the Hill

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been in Trump’s sights this week, after he signed an Executive Order dismantling Obama’s “water rule” and reports confirm he plans to cut the agency’s budget by as much as one fifth, lay...

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Renewables gain market share & create jobs as oil & coal struggle

Renewable energy appears unstoppable, with two US states introducing 100 percent renewable energy legislation, the solar industry reporting strong job growth and record solar power installations, and batteries attracting big investo...

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World needs EU to step up climate leadership

International leaders and UN officials gathering last weekend for a global security conference in Munich, Germany agreed that climate change is one of the biggest threats to international security and drastically increases the risk ...

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Australia, US push fossil fuel projects ahead of indigenous rights amid extreme heat

As parts of the US, Australia and the Arctic experience record heat, both Australian and US authorities appear determined to support fossil fuels as much as possible, despite legal efforts by indigenous peoples in both countries. In...

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EU ETS “reform” out of sync with Paris climate deal 

Environmentalists and politicians have warned that changes agreed today by the European Parliament to supposedly reform the European Union’s flagship Emissions Trading System will not turn the ETS into a real climate protection inst...

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Attacks on the EPA increase, as cronyism continues, but while solar jobs soar

President Trump’s nomination for head of the EPA, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, known for his climate denial and fossil fuel connections, is facing strong opposition ahead of his Senate confirmation: he has been hit with a...

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Clean energy boom to halt oil and coal demand say risk experts

A boom in electric vehicle and solar energy deployment driven by falling costs will halt growth in oil and coal demand from 2020, according to new analysis from Carbon Tracker and the Grantham Institute. Electric vehicles could make...

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Ignoring climate facts, undermining science & attacking media hurts democracy

This week’s attempts by the Trump administration to hide the reality of climate change reveals the undemocratic, self-serving motivations held by the new US Commander-in-Chief and the party he leads. In a matter of days the inexperi...

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Temperature records smashed as Trump takes office

As Donald Trump prepared to deliver the Presidential inauguration speech and lead his team of fossil fuel cronies into the White House, NASA, NOAA, the World Meteorological Organisation and the MET Office announced that 2016 was the...

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