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Japan aims for zero emissions, carbon neutral society by 2050: PM

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Japan is, reports Reuters, now “aiming to cut greenhouse gases to zero by 2050 and become a carbon-neutral society”.

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Japan aims for zero emissions, carbon neutral society by 2050: PM

Japan aims for zero emissions, carbon neutral society by 2050: PM

Japan is, reports Reuters, now “aiming to cut greenhouse gases to zero by 2050 and become a carbon-neutral society”.

California wildfires: Trump blames forest management during tour of devastation and says ‘I want great climate’

California wildfires: Trump blames forest management during tour of devastation and says ‘I want great climate’

US president Donald Trump has "insisted that he had not changed his mind on climate change" after witnessing the aftermath of the California wildfires, the Independent reports.

‘We are in trouble.’ Global carbon emissions reached a record high in 2018.

‘We are in trouble.’ Global carbon emissions reached a record high in 2018.

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Daily on Energy: International energy chief says that nuclear and carbon capture, opposed by Sanders, are critical for emissions reduction

Daily on Energy: International energy chief says that nuclear and carbon capture, opposed by Sanders, are critical for emissions reduction

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In hottest decade on record, climate change appears nowhere in State of the Union address

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PV industry calls for clarity on UK government’s 2050 emissions target

PV industry calls for clarity on UK government’s 2050 emissions target

Representatives of the UK solar industry have praised prime minister Theresa May’s plan to amend the 2008 Climate Change Act with a 2050 net zero emissions target while urging the ...

Japan aims for zero emissions, carbon neutral society by 2050 - PM

Japan aims for zero emissions, carbon neutral society by 2050 - PM

World's fifth-biggest emitter of carbon dioxide is taking steps to increase renewable energy but also plans to roll out new coal power stations

More Dems debate tonight. Here are their climate plans

More Dems debate tonight. Here are their climate plans

Round two of the Democratic debate in Detroit hits the airwaves at 8 EDT tonight, and the participation of one candidate — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee — makes it likely that climate change ...