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Vast carbon sink found in Congo basin

15 January, 2017 – A carbon sink as large as 20 years’ worth of US fossil fuel emissions has been identified in peatland in central Africa’s forests.

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Exxon predicts 25% rise in energy demand

6 January, 2017 – A quarter more energy will be required in 23 years’ time due to population growth, and oil will remain the primary source, report estimates.

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Investor waves goodbye to palm oil

4 January, 2017 – Major US financial firm starts to divest itself of palm oil plantations in a move that it is hoped other investors will follow.

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Northeastern US faces fiercer hurricanes

7 December, 2016 – Stronger, more frequent storms will pummel the northern Atlantic coast of the US as human consumption of fossil fuels causes hurricanes to change course.

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Trumped up climate history is bunk

16 November, 2016 − Despite overwhelming historical evidence that human-induced climate change is happening now, Donald Trump is apparently still refusing to face the facts.

Trump’s climate plans look stormy

12 November, 2016 – The US president-elect has called global warming a hoax and climate science bullshit. What do Donald Trump’s climate plans mean for international agreements?

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