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Sharp rise in environmental killings as pressure for resources grows » TckTckTck

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New report from London based Global Witness that as competition for natural resources intensifies so do the threats of those people trying to protect them.

Climate change, leadership and young people: join the debate

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How can we make sure world leaders take the bold action needed to tackle climate change – and what can young people do to spark political momentum?Join the discussion with The Elders, students and climate activists next Tuesday.

World Bank head calls for movement on climate, warning that inaction will result in “battles for food” » TckTckTck

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In recent months Jim Yong Kim has been vocal on how a changing climate could spell disaster for poverty-reduction programs.

The Longer World Waits to Address Climate Change, the Higher the Cost

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In September, the world’s top scientists said the human influence on climate was clear. Last month, they warned of increased risks of a rapidly warming planet to our economies, environment, food supply, and global security. Today, the latest report from the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) ...

Thunderclap: #CleanRevolution

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I just supported #CleanRevolution on @ThunderclapIt // @ClimateGroup

EUobserver / EU’s 2030 climate plans based on flawed analysis

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Unless the EU adopts a much higher target than the pitifully weak proposed 40 percent, the result will be a chain reaction of even weaker commitments from other countries.

New European satellite to monitor the environment and natural disasters » TckTckTck

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A new European satellite will soon be helping track sea ice, oil spills, land use and natural disasters including floods and earthquakes, having launched this week from the continent’s spaceport in French Guiana.

Ohio geologists link local earthquakes directly to fracking

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For the first time, a state study links Ohio's recent seismic events to hydraulic fracturing, not just water disposal

Cartagena Dialogue delegates confronted with climate reality in Marshall Islands » TckTckTck

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As the IPCC met in Japan to warn of increasing temperatures, rising sea levels and the impacts these would have on lives and livelihoods, in the Pacific Ocean, politicians were confronted with the reality of climate change first hand.

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favicon Sydney to go 100% renewable » TckTckTck
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Inspired by low carbon innovation in Copenhagen Allan Jones Chief Development Officer of Energy and Climate Change for Sydney, implemented plans for a 100% renewable city.

Bill Koch’s coal walkout highlights an industry in decline » TckTckTck

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Bill Koch, who made billions selling petcoke and coal with his company Oxbow Carbon, has become the latest in a long line of wealthy executives to turn his back on the coal industry.

Boosting transport efficiency to cut carbon in Stockholm » TckTckTck

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In the face of a rising population Stockholm has committed to cutting CO2 emissions to zero by 2050 and is boosting transport efficiency to help achieve this goal.

Hunter Cutting: The 3 numbers you need to know about the cost of climate change » TckTckTck

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Climate Nexus' Hunter Cutting explains the IPCC's climate costs analysis in three must know numbers.

We need an apartheid-style boycott to save the planet

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Desmond Tutu: We must stop climate change. And we can, if we use the tactics that worked in South Africa against the worst carbon emitters

China follows global trend out of coal as NGOs demand end to dirty energy investments » TckTckTck

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As a new report warns that China could be shifting away from coal energy sources, campaigners urge governments meeting at the IPCC to turn their backs on dirty energy investments.

Shell and Unilever lead call for trillion tonne emissions cap » TckTckTck

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Leading global companies including Royal Dutch Shell, Unilever, BT and Adidas have called on governments to cap cumulative carbon emissions below 1 trillion metric tonnes, in a bid to contain rising temperatures.

Greenpeace publishes report on Silicon Valley’s dirty (energy) secret » TckTckTck

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The environmental organization has set its sights on fossil fuel usage in the tech industry with a new report studying 19 companies.

World Bank financing for fossil fuel exploration on the rise, study says » TckTckTck

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The president of the World Bank has been calling for climate action even as his organization continues to support fossil fuel exploration and development.

Pope Francis urged to back fossil fuel divestment campaign

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Letter from religious groups in Australia and North America says it is 'immoral' to profit from fossil fuels

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favicon IPCC: Key messages from WG3III » TckTckTck
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The final in the IPCC's trilogy of climate science reports examines the mitigation options and the potential for global temperature rise to stay below 2°C.

Crude oil leak disrupts water supply for 2.4 million in China » TckTckTck

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Officials in Lanzhou detected the cancer-causing chemical benzene in the city’s water supply after a crude oil pipeline sprung a leak.

IPCC: Switch to clean energy is vital and affordable » TckTckTck

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The long-awaited report on how to curb climate change from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, released in Berlin, says the world must rapidly move away from carbon-intensive fuels.

Fishing village resist harmful coal power in India » TckTckTck

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Fisherman from the Saleiha village on the Mundra coast of Gujarat, India are leading the resistance to harmful coal power from the Tata Mundra power project.

Defend our Climate, Defend our Communities

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On May 10, step up to defend our climate and communities through creative actions and events across the country. Click here to find an event in your community.

Pacific islanders leading the way in the low carbon transition » TckTckTck

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Foua Toloa lives in Tokelau, a small group of three atolls on the front line of climate change, and is aiding Pacific islanders switch to renewable energy.

Breaking: National day of climate action spurs Canadian government to halt new pipeline projects

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After the success of nationwide protests, the federal government puts a moratorium on pipeline expansion until impacts of and alternatives to the oil sands h...

Kumi Naidoo: The unquenchable thirst of an expanding coal industry » TckTckTck

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Expanding the coal industry could pollute water supplies and also contribute to climate change, which is projected to exacerbate droughts.