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Japan’s SMFG to halt all new financing of coal-fired power plants | Reuters

While SMFG had not previously ruled out funding projects considered to be more environmentally friendly, such as so-called ultra-supercritical (USC) power plants that burn coal more efficiently than older designs, it removed the exception from its updated lending policy. — … Continue reading

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Tide of climate refugees swells as Earth heats up

11 May, 2021 − Prepare for the arrival of more displaced persons, climate refugees, Millions, driven from their homes by global heating. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/tide-of-climate-refugees-swells-as-earth-heats-up/

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Canberra is restricting Victoria’s emissions cuts by weak policy

Canberra is restricting Victoria’s emissions cuts by weak policy — Read on thenewdaily.com.au/finance/finance-news/2021/05/07/victorian-emissions/amp/ What a cockup that they plagiarised USA 28-30% emission reduction but didn’t bother to tea leaf the target date of 2025, not 2030!

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Evidence | Facts – Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet

Vital Signs of the Planet: Global Climate Change and Global Warming. How do we know it’s happening? Here’s the evidence. — Read on climate.nasa.gov/evidence.amp

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Faster glacier melting raises hunger threat

“The world really needs to act now to prevent the worst case climate change scenario” — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/faster-glacier-melting-raises-hunger-threat/

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Only intact forests can stave off climate change

3 May, 2021 − The world’s forests are supposed to stave off climate change. Left alone, perhaps they could. But they’re not being left alone. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/only-intact-forests-can-stave-off-climate-change/ “forests represent precious natural capital: worth more to humankind undisturbed than they … Continue reading

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Joint operation of Natuna block proposed – Jakarta Post

Following years of delays in the development of a number of gas projects around the Natuna Islands, an exploration committee is planning to propose a joint development involving a number of blocks in the area as part of moves to … Continue reading

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Now ticks flee the heat by taking to the mountains

30 April, 2021 – Higher temperatures are driving more creatures to climb higher for comfort. Now ticks flee the heat to stay cool. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/now-ticks-flee-the-heat-by-taking-to-the-mountains/ Even in Norway, an unpleasant surprise.

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Glencore’s transition plan translates into nine new coal mines and expansions

History will not looGlencore’s Scope 3 emissions, predominantly from the combustion of the coal it sells, were 271 million tonnes CO2e in 2020, equivalent to half of Australia’s annual emissions.k back kindly at institutional investors’ endorsement of Glencore’s coal expansionism … Continue reading

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‘Insanely cheap energy’: how solar power continues to shock the world

Australian smarts and Chinese industrial might made solar power the cheapest power humanity has seen – and no one saw it coming — Read on amp.theguardian.com/australia-news/2021/apr/25/insanely-cheap-energy-how-solar-power-continues-to-shock-the-world And American capital, short story go to whoa solar industry, early days to current

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