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December 1, 2020 Climate change: Temperature analysis shows UN goals 'within reach'Source: BBC
A new analysis, seen by the BBC, suggests the goals of the UN Paris climate agreement are getting "within reach." The Climate Action Tracker group looked at new climate promises from China and other nations, along with the carbon...
November 30, 2020 'It's impossible': how Brexit has left British families unable to return to the UKSource: The Guardian
The bill does not just repeal EU citizens’ right to work and live in UK – a key Brexit ask – or British nationals’ right to do the same across the bloc. It will also make it very hard indeed for many Britons who have already...
November 30, 2020 US is 'rounding the corner into a calamity,' expert says, with Covid-19 deaths projected to double soonSource: CNN
As Thanksgiving week draws to an end, more experts are warning the Covid-19 pandemic will likely get much worse in the coming weeks before a possible vaccine begins to offer some relief.
November 30, 2020 Swiss firms narrowly avoid 'Responsible Business' liability as vote divides nationSource: Reuters
Swiss firms narrowly avoided facing greater liability for human rights and environmental abuses on Sunday after a national vote rejected the proposal due to regional differences despite it winning majority popular support.
November 30, 2020 Neste and DSM announce strategic partnership to create high performance polymers made from sustainable feedstockSource: Green Car Congress
Royal DSM will start a strategic partnership with Neste to enable the production of high performance polymers made from sustainable feedstock. This enables DSM and its customers to reduce the carbon footprint of their own...
November 30, 2020 Fund invests $580,000 in sustainable coolingSource: Cooling Post
The Fair Cooling Fund seeks to help those most affected by soaring global temperatures by providing a range of solutions including solar-powered refrigeration for small-scale farmers and low-carbon cooling for slum houses.
November 30, 2020 Myanmar’s development assistance policy seeks support for the Myanmar Sustainable Development PlanSource: Mizzima
Apart from private sector-led development, reliance on external assistance in the form of grants, concessional loans from bilateral and multi-lateral agencies, concessional assistance and grants from international financial...
November 30, 2020 The worsening pandemic raises the stakes for Biden's economic programSource: CNN
The economic dislocations of the pandemic have largely spared more affluent Americans. Buoyant financial markets and home values have protected their wealth, and their ability to work from home has protected their jobs.
November 30, 2020 ‘Forestry crucial for healthy, sustainable future of humanity’Source: Korean Herald
Environmental degradation has become one of the greatest threats to humankind over the past decades. For one, the world is suffering from worsening air pollution, which is linked to deforestation, and the large forest fires that...
November 30, 2020 Commentary - A Sustainable HarvestSource: Farm Bureau
U.S. agriculture has made great strides, in the last several decades especially, when it comes to leaving a smaller footprint on the land we farm. American farmers 30 years ago would have needed 100 million more acres to match...
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