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China pledge and Biden win could move climate goals into view, scientists say

24 Sep 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A potential change in U.S. leadership, combined with China's ambitious new emissions-cutting plan and a European "green recovery", could get the world two-thirds of the way to meeting its climate goals if pledges are met, scientists said Wednesday.

China pledge and Biden win could move climate goals into view, scientists say

24 Sep 2020

LONDON, Sept 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A potential change in U.S. leadership, combined with China's ambitious new emissions-cutting plan and a European "green recovery", could get the world two-thirds of the way to meeting its climate goals if pledges are met, scientists said Wednesday.

Aiming to be carbon-neutral? Don't rely on planting trees, scientists say

23 Sep 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Taking better care of nature could absorb many more climate-changing emissions - but will only work if big companies simultaneously slash their own emissions and focus on boosting biodiversity, not just planting trees, scientists warned.

Aiming to be carbon-neutral? Don't rely on planting trees, scientists say

23 Sep 2020

LONDON, Sept 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Taking better care of nature could absorb many more climate-changing emissions - but will only work if big companies simultaneously slash their own emissions and focus on boosting biodiversity, not just planting trees, scientists warned.

Demand climate regulation, Harvard economist urges big businesses

22 Sep 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Slashing planet-heating emissions will require not just voluntary efforts by corporations but government regulation and taxes, a Harvard Business School economist said Monday.

Demand climate regulation, Harvard economist urges big businesses

22 Sep 2020

LONDON, Sept 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Slashing planet-heating emissions will require not just voluntary efforts by corporations but government regulation and taxes, a Harvard Business School economist said Monday.

In SUVs and on planes, richest 1% drive climate-heating emissions

21 Sep 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Prone to frequent flying, a passion for SUVs and big spending, the richest 1% of the world's population produced twice as many planet-heating emissions as the poorest half of humanity over the last quarter-century, researchers said on Monday.

In SUVs and on planes, richest 1% drive climate-heating emissions

21 Sep 2020

LONDON, Sept 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Prone to frequent flying, a passion for SUVs and big spending, the richest 1% of the world's population produced twice as many planet-heating emissions as the poorest half of humanity over the last quarter-century, researchers said on Monday.

Climate strikers plan 'safe' return to protests, Greta Thunberg says

18 Sep 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Leaders of a youth climate strike movement launched by teen activist Greta Thunberg said on Friday they will return to mass protests - including street actions where possible - next week, as wildfires and other climate threats surge around the planet.

Climate strikers plan 'safe' return to protests, Greta Thunberg says

18 Sep 2020

LONDON, Sept 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Leaders of a youth climate strike movement launched by teen activist Greta Thunberg said on Friday they will return to mass protests - including street actions where possible - next week, as wildfires and other climate threats surge around the planet.

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