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A Trillion Trees: How One Idea Triumphed Over Trump’s Climate Denialism

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Mr. Benioff, in a telephone interview, said he decided to take a chance anyway. Mr. Gore had bent his ear last summer about emerging research into reforestation and climate change. After discussions with scientists at the Benioff Ocean Initiative, a program at the University of California, Santa Barbara, he was......
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Jeff Bezos Commits $10 Billion to Address Climate Change

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SEATTLE — Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s chief executive and the world’s richest man, said on Monday that he was committing $10 billion to address the climate crisis in a new initiative he called the Bezos Earth Fund. The effort will fund scientists, activists and nongovernmental organizations, he said in a post......
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AllianzGI pushes for more climate data ahead of AGM season

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LONDON (Reuters) – German fund manager Allianz Global Investors is pushing every company it invests in to improve their climate-related disclosures ahead of the season for annual shareholder meetings. General view of the “Mer de Glace”, France’s largest glacier which has shrunk dramatically in recent years in Chamonix, France February......
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Delta to invest $1 billion to curb global air travel’s climate impact

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CHICAGO (Reuters) – Delta Air Lines Inc said on Friday it will invest $1 billion over the next decade in initiatives that would limit the impact of global air travel on the environment, the first airline to make a commitment of that scale. An airport worker guides a Delta Air......
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Volkswagen to shut coal-fired power stations at main factory to cut CO2

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Volkswagen is pictured at the LA Auto Show in Los Angeles, California, U.S., November 20, 2019. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) is shutting down two coal-fired power stations at its main plant in Wolfsburg, Germany and has declined offers to sell them to......
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Shareholder activists test JPMorgan’s Dimon on climate proposals

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BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Shareholder activists focused on climate issues vowed to press proxy battles with JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) after getting a cold reception from the top Wall Street bank, even though Chief Executive Jamie Dimon has vowed to protect the environment. FILE PHOTO: Jamie Dimon, chairman &......
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Federal Climate Investments Could Bolster Rural Ohio

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click to enlarge COLUMBUS, Ohio — Climate change may be hurting rural communities in Ohio and other states, but new research says federal investments could help turn things around. At the Center for American Progress, senior policy analyst Ryan Richards said rural areas face unique challenges — from flooding and......
Environment

How a Trillion Trees Triumphed Over Trump’s Climate Denialism

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Mr. Benioff, in a telephone interview, said he decided to take a chance anyway. Mr. Gore had bent his ear last summer about emerging research into reforestation and climate change. After discussions with scientists at the Benioff Ocean Initiative, a program at the University of California, Santa Barbara, he was......
Environment

Climate assembly considers flying bananas

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Image caption Marc considers himself a “typical person” and not an environmentalist A citizens’ climate assembly has been established by Commons select committees. It aims to understand public preferences on how the UK should tackle climate change. Roger Harrabin reports from the second session. You can read about the first......
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The future of waste-to-energy technology

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here We produce over 2 billion tons of waste per year, a number that’s expected to grow by 70% by 2050. We’ve long sought ways to turn all this waste into energy, but this has usually meant incineration – that is,......
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Climate change: Loss of bumblebees driven by ‘climate chaos’

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Bumblebee collecting pollen from a flower “Climate chaos” has caused widespread losses of bumblebees across continents, according to scientists. A new analysis shows the likelihood of a bee being found in any given place in Europe and North America has declined by a third......
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Climate change: Clean tech ‘won’t solve warming in time’

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Image copyright PA Image caption Emissions from power stations could be captured at source Breakthrough technologies such as carbon capture and hydrogen cannot be relied on to help the UK meet its climate change targets, a report says. The government had hoped that both technologies would contribute to emissions reductions......
Environment

Forests Rebounded in Europe. Then, With Climate Change, So Did Fires.

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TIVISSA, Spain — Forests are often hailed as a solution to climate change, as they were recently at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, where business and political leaders announced an initiative to plant one trillion trees worldwide. Even President Trump, without mentioning global warming, cited the effort Tuesday......
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Electric future: Britain to ban new petrol and hybrid cars from 2035

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will ban the sale of new petrol, diesel and hybrid cars from 2035, five years earlier than planned, in an attempt to reduce air pollution that could herald the end of over a century of reliance on the internal combustion engine. FILE PHOTO: A car is......

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