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After 1,600 arrests, Extinction Rebellion fights for right to protest in UK

Facing a total ban on their protest in London, the activists are now embroiled in a struggle for their right to assemble The post After 1,600 arrests, Extinction Rebellion fights for right to protest in…

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Extinction Rebellion eyes legal challenge after police ban protesters from London

The move prompted a group of politicians and campaigners to protest in Trafalgar Square in defiance of the ban The post Extinction Rebellion eyes legal challenge after police ban protesters from London appeared first on…

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In Tanzania, ownership of the forest offers new prospects for old loggers

In one of Africa’s fastest deforesting nations, community control over the land offers villages new income, infrastructure and dignity The post In Tanzania, ownership of the forest offers new prospects for old loggers appeared first…

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Green opposition wins Budapest mayoral election in blow to Orbán

Gergely Karácsony promised to declare a climate emergency in Hungary’s capital and likened his win to recent elections in Istanbul The post Green opposition wins Budapest mayoral election in blow to Orbán appeared first on…

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After 11 days of civil unrest, Ecuador reinstates fossil fuel subsidies

Cuts to subsidies, imposed without an alternative, led to price rises, strife and, eventually, a government backdown The post After 11 days of civil unrest, Ecuador reinstates fossil fuel subsidies appeared first on Climate Home…

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Has Greta promoted peace? – Climate Weekly

Sign up to get our weekly newsletter straight to your inbox, plus breaking news, investigations and extra bulletins from key events The post Has Greta promoted peace? – Climate Weekly appeared first on Climate Home…

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German rail company gets credit rating boost in response to climate law

In European first, Deutsche Bahn’s credit rating shifted from AA- to AA after government hit carbon-intensive transport with levies The post German rail company gets credit rating boost in response to climate law appeared first…

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Brazil fights attempt to cancel its old carbon credits

Credits from an old regime could undermine the Paris climate agreement, but negotiations ended in stalemate after the biggest holders dug in their heels The post Brazil fights attempt to cancel its old carbon credits…

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Greta Thunberg misses Nobel prize amid green vs peace dispute

The Swedish teen activist may have been too young, or come up against disagreement over whether environmentalism counts as a peace activity The post Greta Thunberg misses Nobel prize amid green vs peace dispute appeared…

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Paralympian climbs onto plane as Extinction Rebels disrupt London airport

Vision impaired cyclist clambered atop BA flight, as protesters attempted to stop flights at London City Airport The post Paralympian climbs onto plane as Extinction Rebels disrupt London airport appeared first on Climate Home News.

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UN climate talks must include cities, businesses or risk irrelevance

Cities, regional governments, businesses and investors have written to the next UN climate presidency calling for their place at the table to be renewed The post UN climate talks must include cities, businesses or risk…

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EU VP nominee backs goal to cut CO2 by ‘at least 55% by 2030’

Frans Timmermans, who would oversee climate efforts, laid out his vision for every EU policy to be aligned with its carbon reduction targets The post EU VP nominee backs goal to cut CO2 by ‘at…

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