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Solar trade war – Climate Weekly

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India’s solar boom is threatened by anti-China trade tariffs

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The Indian government is doubling down on import taxes for solar modules from China, but domestic manufacturing is not ready to fill the gap

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South Africa tightens restrictions for new coal power in ‘landmark’ ruling

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A top tribunal scrapped water licences for the 600MW Khanyisa coal plant, saying the developer had failed to consider the impact of climate change

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Editor Karl Mathiesen is leaving Climate Home News

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A message to readers from outgoing editor-in-chief Karl Mathiesen, as he moves on to a new opportunity

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Major ship emissions study flags a bigger role for governments

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Some 30% of ship emissions come from domestic voyages, researchers find, urging governments to tackle the sector in national climate plans

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‘Worst-case’ global warming scenario still best guide until 2050, study says

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UN panel’s RCP8.5 scenario of sharply rising emissions matches trends since 2005, PNAS study says, rejecting criticisms it’s “alarmist”

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Bangladesh considers scrapping 90% of its coal power pipeline

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The energy minister has signalled a major pivot away from Chinese-funded coal plants in Bangladesh, but this is not yet government policy

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Ireland forced to strengthen climate plan, in supreme court win for campaigners

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Judges ruled the government’s national mitigation plan fell “well short” of what was needed to meet Ireland’s climate commitments, ordering a more ambitious strategy

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Climate wins in court – Climate Weekly

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Air travel to bounce back faster in domestic markets, industry forecasts

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A projected recovery in domestic air travel to pre-pandemic levels by 2022 puts the spotlight on emissions from major markets like the US and China

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