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Planned Fossil Fuel Production Vastly Exceeds the World’s Climate Goals, ‘Throwing Humanity’s Future Into Question’

Among the top 20 nations that produce fossil fuels, Saudi Arabia, Brazil, and the United States all anticipate large increases in domestic oil production, while Russia, India, and Indonesia all anticipate large increases in coal output. According to a recent United Nations assessment, the top producing countries for fossil fuels still intend to raise their […]

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UAE’s al Jaber says Cop28 will fast-track phase down of fossil fuels

The Cop28 chief has also urged the oil and gas industry to “step up its game” and scale up renewables investment. The climate summit in Dubai will move more quickly towards an energy transition that “phases down the use of fossil fuels,” according to the United Arab Emirates’ Cop28, according to its president-designate Sultan al

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Fossil fuel countries less concerned by climate change – survey

According to a global poll of 125,000 individuals, citizens in nations that produce fossil fuels are less likely to perceive climate change as a threat. According to new study from the UK-based charity Lloyd’s Register Foundation, people are less likely to perceive climate change as a concern in nations that are heavily dependent on the

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Phaseout of coal power far too slow to avoid ‘climate chaos’, report finds

To reach the targets of the Paris Agreement, the world must stop constructing new plants and close existing ones at a rate that is almost five times the current rate. According to a report, in order to achieve the goals of the Paris climate agreement, the world must stop building new coal power plants and

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Australians are feeling the heat of climate change. For the fossil fuel industry it’s still business as usual

Recent legislative action to curtail the power of the gas and coal industry are a glimmer of progress but more needs to be done. It has been a tumultuous year for the climate in Australia: from record-breaking weather events to a climate surprise in the election, a new target and a global energy crisis, this

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African leaders blast European no-shows at climate adaptation summit

Presidents of Senegal, DRC and Ghana travelled to Rotterdam to talk about adapting to climate change. Only one European leader was there to meet them African leaders have criticised their European counterparts for missing a summit in Rotterdam on how Africa can adapt to climate change. While three African presidents flew to the Netherlands for

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African nations expected to make case for big rise in fossil fuel output

Exclusive: leaders expected to say at Cop27 they need access to their oil and gas reserves despite effect on global heating Leaders of African countries are likely to use the next UN climate summit in November to push for massive new investment in fossil fuels in Africa, according to documents seen by the Guardian. New

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African nations expected to make case for big rise in fossil fuel output

Exclusive: leaders expected to say at Cop27 they need access to their oil and gas reserves despite effect on global heating Leaders of African countries are likely to use the next UN climate summit in November to push for massive new investment in fossil fuels in Africa, according to documents seen by the Guardian. New

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Greta Thunberg delivers a climate warning at Glastonbury

Greta Thunberg has made a surprise appearance at Glastonbury, to warn of the dangers of climate change. The earth’s biosphere is “not just changing, it is destabilising, it is breaking down,” the 19-year-old told festival-goers from the Pyramid Stage. She criticised world leaders for “creating loopholes” to protect firms whose emissions cause climate change. “That

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EU countries reach climate crisis deal after late-night talks

Environment ministers back phasing out fossil-fuel cars by 2035 and a €59bn fund to help ease cost burden of new policies on low income earners EU countries clinched deals on proposed laws to combat the climate crisis in the early hours of Wednesday, backing a 2035 phase-out of new fossil-fuel car sales and a multibillion-euro

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