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Could Paying Farmers to Store Carbon Help the Climate and Save Farms'   
July 06, 2020
Source: Mother Jones - What he didn’t expect is how these tweaks would become the center of a privately funded, tech-amped venture to rescue the American agriculture industry and slow climate change in one fell swoop. Standing next to Chappell...
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Arctic Oil Infrastructure Faces Climate Karma   
July 05, 2020
Source: Washington Post - Siberia’s heatwave reflects temperature changes that weren’t generally forecast to occur until the end of the century. That’s bad news for everyone.
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Winners of Environmental Finance's Sustainable Investment Awards revealed   
July 04, 2020
Source: Environmental finance - Climate Action 100+, the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change, and the Investor Mining & Tailings Safety Initiative. The full list of the more than 40 winners can be found here. "Congratulations to every one of the...
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Unrealistic energy and materials requirement for direct air capture in deep mitigation pathways   
July 03, 2020
Source: Nature - The increasing global atmospheric CO 2 concentration due to heavy reliance on fossil fuels as the primary energy sources (~410 ppm in 2019) 1 has made direct extraction or removal
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Warming temperatures threaten hundreds of fish species the world relies on, study finds   
July 03, 2020
Source: CNN - It's "virtually certain" that the world's oceans have warmed nonstop since 1970 and have absorbed 90 percent of the planet's excess heat, according to a landmark report last fall from the United Nation's Intergovernmental Panel...
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Action Plan Unveiled as Climate-Change Clock Ticks Down   
July 03, 2020
Source: Public News Service - Scientists say only a decade remains to reverse course on the worst impacts of climate change - and to address the looming crisis, House Democrats in Congress have unveiled a net-zero carbon emissions plan they say could be...
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House Democrats Release Roadmap for Climate Action   
July 02, 2020
Source: Public News Service - House Democrats in Congress unveiled a plan to address climate change by achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. In a press briefing, Rep. Joe Neguse, D-Colo., called climate change "an existential threat,
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House Democrats Release 'Bold' Plan to Tackle Carbon Emissions by 2050   
July 02, 2020
Source: Public News Service - House Democrats in Congress have released a comprehensive plan for getting the United States to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. The Climate Crisis Action Plan has proposals for cleaning up the country's biggest carbon-emitting...
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Eaton pledges to reduce carbon emissions by at least 50 percent by 2050   
July 02, 2020
Source: The Plain Dealer Cleveland on MSN.com - The power management company Eaton, which employs 2,500 Ohioans, on Wednesday said it wants to do its part to slow climate change and become carbon neutral by 2030. The Dublin, Ireland-based company has a goal of reducing its...
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Sustainable finance: reassessing risk, purpose   
July 01, 2020
Source: pv magazine International - Fiona Quinlan, technical manager at the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB), says that the report shows improvement, but notes that companies are still failing to report fully on the risks ...
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