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Climate-threatened Bangladesh to impose carbon tax in June

By : SustainabilityO..., May 23, 2017

Bangladesh is set to impose its own carbon tax on fuel next month – despite the hugely climate-vulnerable country producing relatively tiny per capita emissions.

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India no longer needs global support to decarbonise itself: UNEP expert

By : SustainabilityO..., May 15, 2017

India no longer needs international cooperation to decarbonise itself and needs to pressure countries to remain ambitious, including wealthier countries that need to act domestically and support...

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New Hampshire town commits to 100% renewable energy

By : SustainabilityO..., May 15, 2017

Hanover, New Hampshire, is the 29th US city to commit to a goal of procuring 100% of its energy from renewable sources.

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China's President Xi says to uphold global climate deal

By : SustainabilityO..., May 10, 2017

Chinese President Xi Jinping told French President-elect Emmanuel Macron in a phone call on Tuesday that he would uphold the Paris Agreement on curbing climate change.

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Climate talks open in Bonn, with all eyes on Washington

By : SustainabilityO..., May 9, 2017

Amid uncertainties over future of the US participation in the Paris Agreement, climate negotiators from across the globe, including India, on Monday initiated talks in Bonn, Germany to develop...

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White House climate change meeting postponed

By : SustainabilityO..., May 9, 2017

The White House has postponed a today meeting to discuss whether the United States should withdraw from the landmark international climate deal struck in Paris under the Obama administration....

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U.S. vows commitment to Arctic climate change research

By : SustainabilityO..., May 9, 2017

The United States will participate in advancing climate change research in the Arctic, a State Department official said on Monday, ahead of a summit of Arctic nations later this week where...

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UK proposes clean-air zones, scrappage scheme for polluting cars

By : SustainabilityO..., May 8, 2017

Britain said on Friday it could introduce a scrappage scheme to get the most polluting cars and vans off its roads and charge some drivers of old vehicles to enter parts of the country, as it...

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EU pushes Trump to stick to Paris climate deal

By : SustainabilityO..., May 4, 2017

EU officials are scrambling to persuade U.S. President Donald Trump not pull out of the Paris climate accord after his advisers warned of legal problems if Washington stayed in but lowered its...

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Climate Pact: US President Donald Trump says India, China pay too little to help poor countries

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 28, 2017

President Donald Trump complained on Thursday that the United States was being unfairly treated in the Paris Climate Agreement and told Reuters he would announce a decision in about two weeks on...

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