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Due diligence key to make supply chains more sustainable: report

Due diligence key to make supply chains more sustainable: report

A key taskforce bringing together business, finance and civil society has outlined how to reduce the climate and environmental effects of commodities in UK supply chains. ClientEarth legal experts took part in working groups to help develop the Global Resources Initiative (GRI) taskforce report highlighting the complexity of global food …

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Coronavirus Holds Key Lessons on How to Fight Climate Change

Coronavirus Holds Key Lessons on How to Fight Climate Change

A frightening new threat cascades around the world, upending familiar routines, disrupting the global economy, and endangering lives. Scientists long warned this might happen, but political leaders mostly ignored them, so now must scramble to respond to a crisis they could have prevented, or at least eased, had they acted …

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The key ingredient to surviving both coronavirus and climate change: our shared sense of humanity

The key ingredient to surviving both coronavirus and climate change: our shared sense of humanity

Get your daily dose of good news from Grist Subscribe to The Beacon It’s not easy to look out for each other these days, or so I thought as I rushed to the store to buy a roasted chicken for my mom last weekend. It was a seemingly innocent task …

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Trump Taps Former Attorney Of Trophy Hunting Group For Key Wildlife Job

Trump Taps Former Attorney Of Trophy Hunting Group For Key Wildlife Job

The Trump administration has hired Anna Seidman, formerly a longtime lawyer at the trophy hunting advocacy group Safari Club International, to lead the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s international affairs program. A Fish and Wildlife Service spokesperson confirmed Seidman’s appointment in a statement to HuffPost on Friday, calling her “an …

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As Warming Alters Alaska, Can a Key Wildlife Refuge Adapt?

As Warming Alters Alaska, Can a Key Wildlife Refuge Adapt?

A few hours’ drive south of Anchorage, the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge is an Alaska in miniature. Larger than the state of Delaware, the refuge’s expanse includes snow-capped mountains, forests, lakes, vast wetland networks, and glacier-fed salmon streams that provide habitat to all of the state’s charismatic megafauna: grizzlies, black …

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Once an afterthought, climate change emerges as key issue in Democratic primaries

Once an afterthought, climate change emerges as key issue in Democratic primaries

JAMES ISLAND, S.C. — More than a half-century ago, Millicent Brown became one of the first students to integrate South Carolina’s schools. The Charleston native has spent a lifetime as a teacher and activist, fighting for social and racial justice. But in recent years, as she watched her beloved coastline …

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Torres Strait Islanders win key ask after climate complaint

Torres Strait Islanders after sea surge

The Australian government has promised $25 million in climate adaptation spending for the Torres Strait – a key ask of a group of eight islanders who brought a world-first human rights complaint over the Canberra’s climate inaction. The money will be used to construct seawalls, repair and maintain jetties and …

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Why Clouds Are the Key to New Troubling Projections on Warming

Why Clouds Are the Key to New Troubling Projections on Warming

Recent climate models project that a doubling of atmospheric CO2 above pre-industrial levels could cause temperatures to soar far above previous estimates. A warming earth, researchers now say, will lead to a loss of clouds, allowing more solar energy to strike the planet. It is the most worrying development in …

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