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A new study published on Tuesday by the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) highlights the urgent need for carbon emission reduction to strengthen greener economies and to have an impact on climate change efforts. Lower-carbon economies are not a new initiative, but Tuesday’s report adds depth to the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) role [...]

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“…Ukraine is not just a neighbouring country for us. It is an inalienable part of our own history, culture and spiritual space. These are our comrades, those dearest to us – not only colleagues, friends and people who once served together, but also relatives, people bound by blood, family ties.” — Address by the President [...]

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The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments Monday in West Virginia v. Environmental Protection Agency, a major test of the agency’s authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions. The court had been asked to rule on 42 USC § 7411(d), an ancillary provision of the Clean Air Act, to decide how much rule-making power the EPA [...]

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The Biden administration Tuesday released new rules aimed at reducing global-warming methane emissions. The strict regulations aim to scale back methane leaks from oil and gas industry operations, while also supporting sustainable agriculture and promoting job growth in the US energy sector. Aiding in these regulations is a new rule from the EPA which pushes [...]

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a new regulation Thursday, greatly limiting US production and use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), greenhouse gases commonly used in refrigerators and air conditioners that are thousands of times more potent than carbon dioxide. In a press release, EPA Administrator Michael Regan called the new rule “a significant step forward [...]

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The beginning of Bolsonaro’s Presidential term has seen an escalation in violence and murder, and even the President has been accused of committing crimes against humanity among indigenous tribes. Bolsonaro policy decisions do not just affect Brazil, some have a bearing on the welfare of the entire planet. Brazil is home to the Amazon rainforest, [...]

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