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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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Methane much more sensitive to global heating than previously thought – study

Greenhouse gas has undergone rapid acceleration and scientists say it may be due to atmospheric changes Methane is four times more sensitive to global warming than previously thought, a new study shows. The result helps to explain the rapid growth in methane in recent years and suggests that, if left unchecked, methane related warming will …

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France: Climate protesters block TotalEnergies meeting

PARIS — Several hundred climate protesters disrupted a TotalEnergies shareholders meeting in Paris and blocked the venue entrance Wednesday to denounce the oil and gas giant’s stake in Russia despite Moscow’s war in Ukraine. TotalEnergies, which was renamed last year from Total, tweeted that due to activists impeding access to the meeting, “it unfortunately won’t …

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Total’s record profits grow from a neocolonial destruction in Uganda & Tanzania

On 10th February , Total Energies, the French oil giant, will present its results for 2021. Commentators point out that it is bound for record profits. But how dystopian is it to celebrate, when the company is on its way to pursue the world’s most scandalous, neocolonial investment of East African Crude Oil Pipeline ? …

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The end of fossil fuels: Germany and the Netherlands at odds over how to move away from gas..

Germany has formally disagreed with the EU’s proposal for how member states should move away from fossil fuels, a further blow to the already controversial proposal. German vice-chancellor and economy minister Robert Habeck sent a letter to the EU last Friday saying, “As the federal government, we have once again clearly expressed our rejection of …

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