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Methane emissions Feb2022
Reducing methane emissions from oil and gas “ultra-emitters” – sources that represent as much as 12 per cent of the global methane emissions – could provide a cost-effective strategy to mitigate their contribution to climate change, according to a new report.
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The world is set to take a financial hit as it transitions away from polluting fossil fuels in a bid to limit global warming. Poorer and oil-dependent countries in particular are likely to feel the pinch.
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This slow fashion advocate and Roots and Shoots club leader shares the importance of sticking to your beliefs and going against the grain despite meeting strong resistance at the beginning of her environmental activism journey.
India 2011 - The Poverty Line
An average human adult makes an average of 35,000 decisions a day. For those at the bottom of the pyramid, these decisions are a matter of life and death. Eco-Business speaks to Lin Huiyi, the economist-artist behind the award-winning The Poverty Line project, about what survival means to people living on the bare minimum.
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Middle East Opinion

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Clean energy alternatives are a crucial hedge against future disruptions in global commodity markets.
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Global efforts involving awareness-raising, nudging, and shaming are necessary but not sufficient to prevent a climate crisis. Addressing the problem more effectively requires international governance arrangements that amount to a new social contract on global public goods.
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There is only so much carbon dioxide that can be removed from the atmosphere sustainably. For companies making bold climate pledges, prevention is better than cure.
#metoo oslo womens march
Collective action against sexual harassment did not emerge with the #MeToo campaign. In several countries, particularly in the Global South, that campaign has overshadowed existing movements and impeded ongoing struggles for women’s rights.

Policy & Finance

Cheap oil is a trap

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Diamonds aren't just for engagement rings and cutting tools—they can bring light to dark places.
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There Will Be Water documents an engineer's efforts to use seawater and sunlight to grow crops in deserts. The story of cool innovations and hard struggles against systemic barriers is inspiring viewing for all sustainability advocates.
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EB Studio [Sponsored Video] The Rolex Awards for Enterprise honours five young achievers for their remarkable innovation in medical science, environmental conservation and geological exploration.
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The emirate says the world's largest mall will be built as a smart city following environmentally-friendly guidelines, but experts and observers voice concerns on the ambitious nature of the project.
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