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No Planet B, and the dangers loom large for India - Gulf Today

Tue, 09/24/2019 - 17:38
No Planet B, and the dangers loom large for India  Gulf Today

Last week, joining Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg's call for mass protests to sound the alarm on climate change, youth across India staged several ...

ON THE FENCE: Democratic Party of Oregon's Platform: Securing a more just and prosperous future for all - La Grande Observer

Tue, 09/24/2019 - 17:26
ON THE FENCE: Democratic Party of Oregon's Platform: Securing a more just and prosperous future for all  La Grande Observer

The Democratic Party of Oregon's 2018 platform preamble states: “The Democratic Party of Oregon is committed to the principles and positions contained in this ...

Native trees preferred as carbon sinks - Otago Daily Times

Tue, 09/24/2019 - 16:30
Native trees preferred as carbon sinks  Otago Daily Times

Native trees will make better long term carbon sinks than simply planting pine trees to counter climate change, Associate Prof Janice Lord says. Prof Lord, of the ...

Vaclav Smil: We Must Leave Growth Behind - New York Magazine

Tue, 09/24/2019 - 16:15
Vaclav Smil: We Must Leave Growth Behind  New York Magazine

A conversation with scientist Vaclav Smil, author of Growth. Smil proposes that to fight climate change and save the planet, we must move away from prioritizing ...

After climate summit, Niinistö to address General Assembly - YLE News

Tue, 09/24/2019 - 14:57
After climate summit, Niinistö to address General Assembly  YLE News

The president says Finland will lead the world by example in emissions reduction.

Liberals to cut taxes for clean-tech producers, aim for carbon neutrality by 2050 - Vancouver Sun

Tue, 09/24/2019 - 14:56
Liberals to cut taxes for clean-tech producers, aim for carbon neutrality by 2050  Vancouver Sun

VANCOUVER — Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says if he is re-elected, companies that produce zero-emission technologies will pay half as much income tax.

Oil majors push carbon-capture efforts ahead of climate talks - BusinessWorld Online

Tue, 09/24/2019 - 14:48
Oil majors push carbon-capture efforts ahead of climate talks  BusinessWorld Online

NEW YORK — A group of 13 major oil companies charted out a plan on Monday to promote investments in carbon capture, use and storage (CCUS), ahead of a ...

Liberals say they would commit Canada to net zero emissions by 2050 - Montreal Gazette

Tue, 09/24/2019 - 14:30
Liberals say they would commit Canada to net zero emissions by 2050  Montreal Gazette

"Our kids and grandkids are counting on us," said Steven Guilbeault, the Liberal candidate in Laurier-Sainte-Marie.

Creed stresses need for EU budget to support CAP climate ambition - Agriland

Tue, 09/24/2019 - 14:10
Creed stresses need for EU budget to support CAP climate ambition  Agriland

Minister Creed has reiterated calls for the EU's ambitions in relation to climate action to be matched in the CAP budget.

Sustainability in the fields - bake Magazine

Tue, 09/24/2019 - 13:56
Sustainability in the fields  bake Magazine

Walking through an established field of mature plants, the perennial wheat grass Kernza® stands about chest high above the soil. The roots can extend 10 feet ...

Dow and UPM join forces to produce plastics made with renewable feedstock - British Plastics and Rubber

Tue, 09/24/2019 - 13:38
Dow and UPM join forces to produce plastics made with renewable feedstock  British Plastics and Rubber

Following a successful year-long trial program, Dow is now planning to scale production and address the increasing global demand for renewable plastics.

Whitecap wants more CO2 for Weyburn EOR | Oil & Gas - JWN

Tue, 09/24/2019 - 13:37
Whitecap wants more CO2 for Weyburn EOR | Oil & Gas  JWN

One of the key questions regarding the future of coal-fired power generation in Saskatchewan is the future of carbon capture and storage. For there to be a future ...

How cities can lead the sustainability transition - The Parliament Magazine

Tue, 09/24/2019 - 13:28
How cities can lead the sustainability transition  The Parliament Magazine

We need to rethink our relationship with nature when building cities, argue Marc Palahí, Stefano Boeri, Maria Chiara Pastore and Vicente Guallart.

Research provides new insight into critical roles of plankton in marine carbon storage - Mirage News

Tue, 09/24/2019 - 13:21
Research provides new insight into critical roles of plankton in marine carbon storage  Mirage News

The sea is Earth's most formidable carbon dioxide-storage machine, but mysteries still abound about the interlocking processes of that storage and the...

Labour conference commits party to 2030 net-zero carbon target - LabourList

Tue, 09/24/2019 - 13:21
Labour conference commits party to 2030 net-zero carbon target  LabourList

Labour conference has approved a policy motion committing the party to working “towards a path to net zero carbon emissions by 2030” – a proposal that has ...

Research provides new insight into the critical roles of plankton in marine carbon storage - Florida State News

Tue, 09/24/2019 - 13:18
Research provides new insight into the critical roles of plankton in marine carbon storage  Florida State News

The sea is Earth's most formidable carbon dioxide-storage machine, but mysteries still abound about the interlocking processes of that storage and the myriad ...

Minister Desislava Taneva: Bulgaria implements measures that have a positive impact on soil carbon retention - Focus News

Tue, 09/24/2019 - 13:07
Minister Desislava Taneva: Bulgaria implements measures that have a positive impact on soil carbon retention  Focus News

Helsinki. Bulgaria implements measures that have a positive impact on soil carbon retention. They relate to green payments, cross compliance requirements and ...

Biodiversity initiative created by 19 companies | 2019-09-24 - Meat & Poultry

Tue, 09/24/2019 - 12:57
Biodiversity initiative created by 19 companies | 2019-09-24  Meat & Poultry

NEW YORK — Nestle S.A., Kellogg Co. and Danone S.A. are among 19 companies that have partnered with the World Business Council for Sustainable ...

UN Climate Action Summit: Five Things Governments Should be Doing - Council on Foreign Relations

Tue, 09/24/2019 - 12:44
UN Climate Action Summit: Five Things Governments Should be Doing  Council on Foreign Relations

As leaders gather for the 2019 UN Climate Action Summit today, they need some outside the box thinking about steps to strengthen their national commitments ...

Elizabeth May pitches Greens as only hope for climate during P.E.I. campaign stop - The Western Star

Tue, 09/24/2019 - 12:28
Elizabeth May pitches Greens as only hope for climate during P.E.I. campaign stop  The Western Star

In the middle of speaking to a crowd of Green supporters in Charlottetown on Monday, Elizabeth May asked how many had tuned in to watch Greta Thunberg's ...

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