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US chooses to step up climate action with landmark bill

09 August 2022 - The US Senate has approved a bill that allocates USD 369 billion for combating climate change

Energy crisis reality check – petroleum companies make huge profits while others face growing uncertainty

08 August 2022 - Oil companies reported huge profits, and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres described such high earnings as "immoral"

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Migratory monarch butterfly now Endangered – IUCN Red List

01 August 2022 - The migratory monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus plexippus), known for its spectacular annual journey of up...

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Pope Francis: All must act decisively on climate change for we are reaching breaking point

22 July 2022 - Pope Francis called on the world's nations to work together for the effective implementation of the Paris Agreement

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IRENA: Solar, wind power costs defy inflation with massive price drop

15 July 2022 - The cost of electricity from onshore wind fell by 15% in 2021, compared to 13% for offshore wind and 13% for photovoltaics, IRENA said

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Birol (IEA): World is in middle of first global energy crisis

13 July 2022 - Fatih Birol said at the Sydney Energy Summit that the world has never witnessed an energy crisis of such great depth and complexity

Jadar Declaration unites activists in global resistance against lithium mining

Jadar Declaration unites activists in global resistance against lithium mining

10 July 2022 - The Jadar Declaration opens the way for an international solidarity network for environmental protection and against lithium mining

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Earth Overshoot Day – resource consumption in Balkans is above global average

08 July 2022 - The Earth Overshoot Day for 2022, the date when humanity spends all the planet's renewable resources for one year, lands on July 28

Plastic bag free day and Plastic free July – not only consumers' responsibility

Plastic Bag Free Day, Plastic Free July – not all responsibility is on consumers

03 July 2022 - Recent studies revealed that microplastic pollution is taking on new forms and shapes that threaten human health

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Record 21.1 GW of new offshore wind capacity deployed in 2021 – GWEC report

29 June 2022 - By the end of this decade, 260 GW of new offshore wind is forecast to be added globally, with total capacity reaching 316 GW

G7 reverses climate policy support LNG gas nuclear power

G7 reverses climate policy with support for LNG, gas, nuclear power

29 June 2022 - The G7 reaffirmed its commitment to climate goals, but it backed the deployment of gas, particularly LNG, and of nuclear power

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NASA sets out to develop nuclear power plant on the Moon

28 June 2022 - Success in building such power systems would pave the way for long-term missions on the Moon and Mars, NASA said

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Environmentalists demand reusable, refillable packaging from biggest plastic polluters

17 June 2022 - Over 400 organizations demand that the five biggest plastic polluters commit to transparent, ambitious and accountable reuse and refill systems

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Statement of the Day, Guterres: Fossil fuel industry used scandalous tactics like Big Tobacco

17 June 2022 - The fossil fuel industry has exploited precisely the same scandalous tactics as Big Tobacco, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said

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World Environment Day 2022: We only have one Earth

05 June 2022 - In the universe are billions of galaxies, in our galaxy are billions of planets, but...

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BMW building world’s first carbon-free car plant in Hungary

03 June 2022 - The new BMW factory in Hungary will produce electric automobiles entirely without the the use of fossil fuels.

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