How can banks spur the palm oil industry toward sustainability?

Mongabay: Banks and investors are increasingly looking for ways to hold companies accountable for their actions. Previous articles in this series looked at how financiers [...]

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Australia: CSIRO climate cuts attack a national treasure when we need it most

Guardian: The decision to gut Australia’s government science agency of climate research may seem hard to fathom. But let’s pause from the hyperventilation of the [...]

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CSIRO head Larry Marshall defends climate research cuts as angry scientists protest in Melbourne

Age: CSIRO head Larry Marshall has sought to defend deep cuts to climate science programs after days of sustained criticism, saying global warming research was [...]

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Moneyed interests are blocking US action on climate change

Al Jazeera: Global warming is an increasingly pressing crisis. While the recent international climate accords in Paris are an important step forward, the power of [...]

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Australia: Energy-efficient housing to get $250m boost from Clean Energy Finance Corporation

Guardian: The Turnbull government will announce $250m in loans for energy-efficient public housing on Tuesday, funded by an agency it is still seeking to abolish. [...]

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Half of windfarm complaints about turbines yet to be built: commissioner

Guardian: Approximately half of all complaints made to Australia’s windfarm commissioner relate to turbines that have not yet been built, the man tasked with the [...]

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Mark Ruffalo tells Cameron his UK fracking push an ‘enormous mistake’

Guardian: David Cameron is making an enormous “legacy mistake” by going all-out for fracking in the UK, the actor and environmental activist Mark Ruffalo has [...]

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Mainstreaming climate change activities into development planning in developing countries

NewsDay: UNCHECKED climate change impacts are likely going to derail planned development outcomes in many developing countries, thereby, posing negative challenges for the resilience of [...]

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California Snowpack At Highest Point in Five Years

Nature World News: California’s Sierra Nevada snowpack has reached its highest point in five years, confirmed state water officials recently.
The officials from the Department of [...]

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Wind power providing almost half of Scotland’s energy supply

Scotsman: WIND power provided almost half of Scotland`s entire energy needs last month, new research has shown.
There were 22 days in January when the amount [...]

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