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The biggest climate stories of 2015

2015 has been a big year for climate change. The year has witnessed dizzying highs and stunning lows, from the hottest January on record, to March, when global carbon dioxide levels hit a million-year…

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Farm Waste and Animal Fats Will Help Power a United Jet

Sometime this summer, a United Airlines flight will take off from Los Angeles International Airport bound for San Francisco using fuel generated from farm waste and oils derived from animal fats. For passengers,…

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UN Geneva Talks End With Draft Text For Climate Deal, Negotiations…

U.N. negotiations in Geneva on Friday produced an early draft negotiating some of the terms for the climate summit in Paris, next December. The 86-page document builds further on negotiations that began…

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NASA and NOAA confirm it: 2014 was the hottest year on record (since…

The Japanese Meteorological Agency was the first to release its temperature numbers for the past year, and it found that 2014 was actually the hottest year on record (despite the polar vortex that engulfed…

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Scientists: Human activity has pushed Earth beyond four of nine…

At the rate things are going, the Earth in the coming decades could cease to be a “safe operating space” for human beings. That is the conclusion of a new paper published Thursday in the journal Science…

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The UNEP report sets the pathway for attaining global carbon neutrality…

In a new report, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) says global carbon neutrality could be reached by the second half of the century. Published in November, in advance of the UN conference on climate…

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Danone is a performance leader in the fight against climate change

Danone takes place on the CDP “A List” of the best performing companies in the fight against climate change notably thanks to its ambitious carbon emissions’ reduction programme which resulted in…

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How green is your tech ?

Climate change is on nearly everybody’s mind, in one way or another. Becoming more aware of the effects of emissions on the environment, people are looking for “greener” ways to live, from buying…

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Michelin joins the Livelihoods Fund: “We are here for the long…

Hervé Deguine, in charge of Relations with Non Governmental and Civil Society Organisations at Michelin, explains why Michelin decided to invest in the Livelihoods Fund.

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Cut your carbon footprint in half by going vegetarian

A new UK study measures and compares the dietary greenhouse gas emissions of meat- and fish-eaters, vegetarians, and vegans.

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