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A COVID-19 recovery for climate

On May 4, 2020
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In response to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, countries are launching economic recovery programs to mitigate unemployment and stabilize core industries. Although it is understandably difficult to contemplate other hazards in the midst of this outbreak, it is important ...

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On May 4, 2020
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A #COVID19 recovery for climate? New @ScienceMagazine editorial by @dan_rosenbloom and @JochenMarkard argues nations should not squander the opportunity to build a better future https://t.co/72zT8wZqAm
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A COVID-19 recovery for climate

A COVID-19 recovery for climate

In response to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, countries are launching economic recovery programs to mitigate unemployment and stabilize core industries. Although it is ...

Fallout from coronavirus outbreak triggers 25% decrease in China's carbon emissions

Fallout from coronavirus outbreak triggers 25% decrease in China's carbon emissions

In the midst of the COVID-19 epidemic in China, the conditions for an unprecedented climate experiment have emerged. Researchers can measure in real time what happens to carbon emissions ...

Will the coronavirus kill the oil industry and help save the climate?

Will the coronavirus kill the oil industry and help save the climate?

Analysts say the coronavirus and a savage price war means the oil and gas sector will never be the same again

Time To Wake Up: The Economic Case for Climate Action

Time To Wake Up: The Economic Case for Climate Action

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Net zero isn't enough: Congress must fight harder for climate

Net zero isn't enough: Congress must fight harder for climate

Net zero climate targets will likely fall short of meeting 10-year goal of drastically cutting carbon emissions.

Microsoft Pats Itself on Back For Some Pretty Weak Climate Pledges

Microsoft Pats Itself on Back For Some Pretty Weak Climate Pledges

On Tuesday, Microsoft announced some major updates to its sustainability commitments. The company said it would double its internal price on carbon emissions, meaning it will charge itself ...

ANALYSIS-For richer or poorer: coronavirus, cheap oil test climate vows

ANALYSIS-For richer or poorer: coronavirus, cheap oil test climate vows

Will global turmoil push governments to delay making ambitious emissions-cutting pledges at November's make-or-break U.N. climate summit in Britain?

Fossil fuel web leading Australia to a Deadly Recovery

Fossil fuel web leading Australia to a Deadly Recovery

It is possible to recover from a deadly crisis through a trajectory that prevents another deadly crisis. We have to fight for that future.

Factbox: Trump, Democrats offer clear choice on US presidential energy platforms

Factbox: Trump, Democrats offer clear choice on US presidential energy platforms

Given the stark differences between President Donald Trump and the field of Democratic challengers, US voters will have a clear choice on energy matters during the 2020 presidential ...

5 Things to Look for in the Green New Deal

5 Things to Look for in the Green New Deal

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) are reportedly teaming up on a Green New Deal proposal.There are five questions legislators will need to consider ...

Oil giant BP plans to be carbon neutral by 2050

Oil giant BP plans to be carbon neutral by 2050

The company will have to back away from its main business to meet its environmental goal.

Investing in Times of Climate Change

Investing in Times of Climate Change

Climate change has become a top issue for investors, but working out what sustainable funds are investing in and whether they are delivering on their promises is not always easy

5 things to look for in the Green New Deal

5 things to look for in the Green New Deal

From job losses to carbon taxes to just what clean energy means, anyway, here's what to watch in the new policy proposal.

Tracking G20’s climate action – Brown to Green Report 2018

Tracking G20’s climate action – Brown to Green Report 2018

Climate Transparency released the Brown to Green Report (2018) yesterday. It provides the most comprehensive overview of the climate actions undertaken …

The Climate Leadership Race: Microsoft’s Climate Moonshot and Amazon’s Climate Pledge

The Climate Leadership Race: Microsoft’s Climate Moonshot and Amazon’s Climate Pledge

Microsoft has committed to ambitious climate targets, particularly in the realm of greening the supply chain. It has pledged to remove its historical emissions from the atmosphere. Yet, it ...

A Carbon Tax in Washington State Seemed Like a Sure Thing. What Went Wrong?

A Carbon Tax in Washington State Seemed Like a Sure Thing. What Went Wrong?

The curious death of Initiative 1631 and what it says about the future of addressing climate change.

ExxonMobil faces trial over allegations of misleading investors on climate crisis

ExxonMobil faces trial over allegations of misleading investors on climate crisis

Many publications cover the ExxonMobil trial in New York City. The local attorney general is taking the fossil fuel giant to court due to the company allegedly obscuring from investors the ...

After the Coronavirus, Two Sharply Divergent Paths on Climate

After the Coronavirus, Two Sharply Divergent Paths on Climate

Some policy experts are optimistic that victory over the coronavirus will instill greater appreciation for what government, science, and business can do to tackle climate change. But others ...