Greenhouse gas emissions

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World’s biggest investment fund warns directors to tackle climate crisis or face sack
Norway’s sovereign wealth fund threatens to vote against boards on firms it holds investments with over lax climate and social targets

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

03, Feb, 2023 @12:46 PM

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How to get rid of a wood-burning stove
Removal requires someone with experience, or you may be able to convert it into a less polluting appliance

Helena Horton Environment reporter

02, Feb, 2023 @12:28 PM

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Brown gold: the great American manure rush begins
The energy industry is turning waste from dairy farms into renewable natural gas – but will it actually reduce emissions?

Jessica Fu

02, Feb, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Emissions divide now greater within countries than between them – study
Report finds ‘relatively small group’ of rich people contribute disproportionately to emissions

Fiona Harvey Environment editor

31, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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London mayor vows to press ahead with Ulez plan at launch of scrappage scheme
Sadiq Khan says ultra-low emission zone will be expanded across whole of city in August despite legal threats

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

30, Jan, 2023 @5:26 PM

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Global carbon emissions forecast cut due to Ukraine war and Biden, says BP
Oil and gas group says countries are pursuing energy security by backing domestic, renewable supplies

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

30, Jan, 2023 @11:03 AM

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Adam Bandt accuses Albanese government of ‘greenwashing’ for allowing new coal and gas mines
Greens leader’s criticism suggests party will rekindle demands to add climate trigger in safeguards scheme or limit use of carbon offsets

Paul Karp

29, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Carbon credits: towards net zero or zero credibility? | Letters
Letters: Avoided deforestation should not be used as a basis for creating carbon credits, says David Humphreys, while Paul Steele and Anna Ducros introduce biocredits and Dirk Forrister defends current methodologies

27, Jan, 2023 @5:30 PM

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The Guardian view on carbon offsetting: a model with dangerous flaws | Editorial
Editorial: Protecting nature requires financial incentives. Serious problems uncovered in carbon markets must be fixed

Editorial

26, Jan, 2023 @6:53 PM

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Food, feed and fuel: global seaweed industry could reduce land needed for farming by 110m hectares, study finds
Scientists identify parts of ocean suitable for seaweed cultivation and suggest it could constitute 10% of human diet to reduce impact of agriculture

Graham Readfearn

26, Jan, 2023 @4:00 PM

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Runner says no to competing for GB in Australia over flight climate concerns
Teenage athlete asks not to be considered for world cross country championships because of impact of air travel

Kevin Rawlinson

26, Jan, 2023 @3:36 PM

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Net zero by 2050 in England and Wales equals ‘extra 2m years of life’
Study points to ‘substantial reductions in mortality’ and significant health benefits if policies implemented

Andrew Gregory Health editor

24, Jan, 2023 @11:30 PM

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