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Brazil slashes environment budget

20 April, 2017 – Drastic cuts to the environment ministry of Brazil and the approval of anti-environment laws will jeopardise the country’s fulfilment of the Paris Agreement targets.

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Vital groundwater depleted faster than ever

2 April, 2017 – Global use of irreplaceable groundwater is exhausting the supply so fast that researchers say it will drive up food prices and hit international trade.

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US budget broadside on climate change

21 March, 2017 – Donald Trump’s proposed budget for next year would devastate science programmes aimed at combating the impacts of climate change.

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Rainforest pays high price for gold mining

10 March, 2017 – Destruction of the Guiana Shield’s tropical rainforest in South America is linked to increased gold mining as the precious metal’s price rises.

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China trumps US on climate change

23 February, 2017 – UK environmental campaigner Bryony Worthington says China’s positive action on climate change is much more significant than Donald Trump’s threat to exit the Paris agreement.

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