Politics

How an Early Oil Industry Study Became Key in Climate Lawsuits

For decades, 1960s research for the American Petroleum Institute warning of the risks of burning fossil fuels had been forgotten. ...

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In Mongolia, climate crisis threatens herding traditions

Myagmar-Ochir may be just three years old, but he already has big plans for his future. “I want to be a horseman”, he says. ...

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After Decades of Resistance, Rich Countries Offer Direct Climate Aid

Several European leaders at COP27 announced funds to help poor nations recover from loss and damage caused by climate change. The ...

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Forest regeneration that earned multimillion-dollar carbon credits resulted in fewer trees, analysis finds

Projects meant to regenerate Australia’s outback forests to store carbon dioxide have been awarded millions of carbon credits ...

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Lula’s victory in Brazil comes just in time to save the Amazon – can he do it?

Brazil’s presidential election result is crucial for the future of the world’s forests. On Sunday, former president and Worker...

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What are European countries doing to cut power consumption?

Governments across the continent have announced a range of measures to tackle any energy shortages this winter...

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As oceans rise, are some nations doomed to vanish?

If rising seas engulf the Maldives and Tuvalu, will those countries be wiped off the map? And what happens to their citizens? The ...

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How Rock Climbers and Snowboarders Became a Political Force

Jeremy Jones, an extreme snowboarder, filmmaker and owner of his own clothing brand, never dreamed of becoming a lobbyist. More co...

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Billionaire No More: Patagonia Founder Gives Away the Company

A half century after founding the outdoor apparel maker Patagonia, Yvon Chouinard, the eccentric rock climber who became a relucta...

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‘The Biggest Thing to Happen in International Climate Diplomacy in Decades’

Nearly seven years ago, a single mischosen word nearly killed the Paris Agreement. With only hours left to go on the final day of ...

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Efforts to pass global ocean protection treaty fail

Talks to pass the UN High Seas Treaty had been ongoing for two weeks in New York, but governments could not agree on the terms. De...

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Farmers tackling climate change critical of State of the Environment Report

Farmers say a report outlining the deterioration of Australia's environment fails to acknowledge the millions being spent to addre...

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