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11/25/2020 - Joe Biden: Pro-oil president?



Joe Biden was accused during the presidential campaign of planning for the end of oil, but some analysts say the president-elect won't hurt - and may actually help - the industry.

11/25/2020 - Analysis: Carbon pricing rises as world's weapon of choice in climate fight



Can you put a price on pollution? Some of the world's biggest economies are doing just that as they wrestle with how to make good on grand pledges to tame planet-warming emissions.

11/25/2020 - Boris Johnson’s 'jet zero' green flight goal dismissed as a gimmick



Boris Johnson's "jet zero" goal of a commercial transatlantic flight producing no carbon emissions by 2025 is a "gimmick", according to experts, who say technology alone cannot solve the impact of global aviation on the climate crisis.

11/25/2020 - Environmentalists cheer first-ever US climate envoy



John Kerry's two-year-old granddaughter sat on his lap as the then-secretary of state signed the U.N. Paris agreement on climate change on behalf of the United States in 2016. When President-elect Joe Biden named him the first-ever climate envoy for national security on Monday, Kerry posted a photo of that moment on Twitter.

11/25/2020 - From wildfires to disease, here are the top 5 ways climate change is already hurting your health



With the COVID-19 pandemic dominating the headlines, President-elect Joe Biden has just released his administration's plan to address another potentially catastrophic global threat: climate change.

11/25/2020 - How Denver got its climate sales tax - and what happens next



On Nov. 3, Denver voters approved Measure 2A, which increases the city's sales tax rate by .25 percent and should generate between $20 and $40 million a year to combat climate change and economic disparity in the Mile High City.

11/25/2020 - 100-year strategy to protect Christchurch harbour



A new strategy is being produced to help protect Christchurch Bay and harbour from the elements for the next 100 years. It will assess how to manage coastal erosion and associated risks, and take into account the effects of climate change, such as sea level rise and increased storms

11/25/2020 - EU drafts deal to upgrade 2030 climate change target next month



The European Union has drafted a deal to curb greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030, against 1990 levels, a target it hopes its 27 members will endorse at a summit next month, the document showed.

11/25/2020 - Clean up efforts won't solve the plastic pollution crisis in the world's seas



The Ocean Cleanup is a highly touted nonprofit with the ambitious goal of cleaning up 90 percent of the ocean's plastic. In reality, the initiative's impact on the world's floating debris would be minimal, researchers reported recently in Science of the Total Environment.

11/25/2020 - How can we stop using soya linked to deforestation?



From feeding insects to chickens to tracking produce, a range of options aim to curb appetite for soya that harms the environment.