Representatives of 22 official climate advisory bodies – from Chile to New Zealand – got together on Zoom to compare notes
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The driest conditions in 53 years have brought chronic mismanagement of water resources to crisis point, with at least eight people killed in protests against the regime
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China, Russia and India are among countries resisting a timeline to phase out coal power generation, leaving it to leaders to resolve the impasse
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Their world’s second biggest coal producing country is depending on carbon capture to keep the industry alive in its “low carbon” scenario
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Flooding in the central province of Henan can be linked to human influence on the climate, but Chinese media is not making the connection
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The World Trade Organization is nearing a deal to end harmful fishing subsidies, but exemptions for developing countries could give China a pass
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Unpopular among the bloc’s trading partners, countries are seeking exemptions to the carbon levy, as Brussels hints alternatives to pricing may be considered to dodge the tax
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The EU is planning to pocket the revenues from a border levy on carbon, with no support for climate vulnerable countries like Mozambique to clean up their industries
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The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China told environmentalists in a meeting last month they would not go ahead with the 2.8GW Sengwa coal plant
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Catherine McKenna introduced climate legislation as Canada’s environment minister and will step down at the next election before October 2023
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