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Winner XPRIZE Carbon Removal USD 50 million Elon Musk

Winner of XPRIZE Carbon Removal to get USD 50 million from Elon Musk

15 February 2021 - In the first phase of the global carbon capture and storage competition, XPRIZE will select 15 teams, which will get help in fundraising

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Croatia aims to be climate neutral by 2050

29 January 2021 - Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Tomislav Ćorić has said that Croatia has opted for a climate-neutral economy by 2050.

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US poised for radical change on climate policy under President Biden

28 January 2021 - US President Joe Biden has ordered the new administration to review oil and gas projects on federal land, scrap fossil fuel subsidies, and replace the government’s vehicle fleet with electric cars.

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Carbon border tax needed to ensure “survival” of EU’s industry

20 January 2021 - The EU will introduce it on non-EU countries unless they commit to lowering their emissions, according to Frans Timmermans.

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What lifestyle changes are people ready to make to help fight climate change?

15 January 2021 - Americans, Chinese, and Europeans say it would be easier to give up flying to fight...

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German International Climate Initiative offers EUR 60,000-100,000 grants for climate, biodiversity projects

06 January 2021 - The initiative has published Small Grants International Call for small and local organisations from 142 partner countries.

Pledges in Trees in Cities Challenge reach 11 million

Pledges in Trees in Cities Challenge reach 11 million

06 January 2021 - UNECE said 11 million trees would be planted as a result of its Trees in Cities Challenge. Tirana vowed to plant almost one tree per inhabitant

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World’s richest 1% cause two times more CO2 emissions than poorest 50%

18 December 2020 - The wealthiest 1% of people need to reduce their CO2 footprint by a factor of 30 to stay in line with the Paris Agreement targets, UNEP said.

New machinery helps building stone supplier Teko Mining cut CO2 emissions

16 December 2020 - Building stone supplier Teko Mining has procured new machinery through financing facility GEFF Serbia Leasing.

EU leaders budget, green recovery funds 55 emission cut

EU leaders agree on budget, green recovery funds, 55% emission cut goal

12 December 2020 - The European Parliament is set to vote on a proposal for the EU's seven-year budget, green recovery funds and the 55% emission cut target

EUKI calls project ideas for transboundary climate action Europe

EUKI calls for project ideas for transboundary climate action in Europe

30 November 2020 - The European Climate Initiative – EUKI launched a call for the civil society, authorities and educational entities to outline cross-border climate projects.

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Belgrade University professors warn politicians failure to phase out coal will be more costly than any decarbonization measures

25 November 2020 - It will be more expensive for the country to did nothing to reduce CO2 emissions, than to implement decarbonization measures.

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CO2 levels in atmosphere rising despite pandemic-related emissions drop

25 November 2020 - The coronavirus impact may only slightly slow growth in CO2 concentrations in the atmosphere as more drastic climate action is necessary

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No G20 member is on track to limit global warming by 1.5 degrees

24 November 2020 - The G20 vowed to mitigate climate change but its members aren't in compliance with the goal to keep global warming under 1.5 degrees

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Get ready – EUKI is just about to launch call for cross-border climate projects

16 November 2020 - The European Climate Initiative – EUKI is about to start its fifth call for climate action financing for nonprofit organizations.

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Here’s what Western Balkans committed to in Sofia Declaration on Green Agenda

13 November 2020 - By signing the Sofia Declaration on the Green Agenda for the Western Balkans, the region have committed to a number of specific actions.

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