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  • KXL fails

    Pro-KXL Senate Vote Fails

    In the end the vote was agonisingly close, but Big Oil’s buddies in the Senate fell at the final hurdle in their attempt to approve the controversial Keystone XL pipeline.
  • US - China

    A Welcome Step Towards the Last Tango in Paris

    One step forward - two steps back or two steps forward one step back? It’s been a topsy turvy couple of weeks as far as the climate is concerned. We have had the Republicans gaining control of both sides of the House and Obama pulling a climate rabbit out of the hat with the US-China deal.
  • $88 billion

    The $88 Billion Fossil Fuel Bailout

    A new report by the Overseas Development Institute and Oil Change International has found that governments are still spending a whopping $88 billion every year supporting fossil fuel exploration.
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    Oil Industry Set to Ignore “Final Warning” on Climate Change

    The "clock is ticking". "Little time left". The "Starkest Warning Yet". The "Final Warning". Just four of the headlines from around the world of yesterday's UN report on climate change.
  • Climate loss

    Insurers Warned Climate Change Affects “Viability of Your Business Model”

    Slowly but surely the world’s banks are waking up to the dangers of climate change and the idea that carrying on investing in fossil fuels might be a risky and reckless idea.
  • EU

    EU Agrees 40% CO2 Cut by 2030

    Early this morning, the 28 EU leaders agreed in principle to set a landmark deal to reduce CO2 emissions by 40 per cent from 1990 levels by 2030.
  • unburnable carbon

    Oil Industry “Paying Lip-Service” to Climate Risk

    The oil industry and its allies are used to dismissing those who are warning about climate change as a bunch of lentil-eating, sandal-wearing commies. But over the last few months we have seen a growing number of authoritative voices calling for fossil fuel disinvestment, with a growing number of institutional investors actually saying they will disinvest from fossil fuels.
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    Europe Buckles to Canadian Bullying on Climate

    A proposal to label the dirty tar sands as more polluting than conventional oil has been spectacularly abandoned by the European Commission after a four year lobbying campaign by the Canadians.
  • Climate-Summit_English

    “Now must be our moment for action”

    The actor Leonardo DiCaprio was one of a number of people to address the United Nations Climate Summit yesterday, urging them to take action to address "the greatest challenge of our existence on this planet."
  • Polar bear

    The day the polar bear beat the Wall Street bull

    Yesterday was day two of the dynamic and energised protests against climate change in New York which saw several thousand activists take part in “Flood Wall Street.”
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