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12-06-2021
Addressing climate change could help reduce poverty
If nations taxed carbon and the revenue returned to their citizens, climate change could be limited to 2°C and poverty could be alleviated, according to new research published in the journal Nature Climate Change. In a best case scenario, the authors predict that such a plan could reduce global emissions by 60 percent by 2030.  “These results indicate that it is possible for a society to implement strong climate action without compromising goals for equity and development, but this requires a careful focus on equity in policymaking,”...
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Biologists seek out best water temperature for salmon embryos' survival
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12-07-2016
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12-07-2016
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12-07-2016
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12-06-2016
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12-06-2016
India waking up to reality of air pollution
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12-06-2016
No drought relief in sight for southern Madagascar
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Donald Trump meets with Al Gore on climate change
President-elect Donald Trump has long been suspicious of climate change....
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