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    Spanish bank Santander to end ties with coal companies by 2030

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 11:45am on February 23, 2021

    Spanish banking giant Santander said Monday it would stop doing business with companies most exposed to coal mining by 2030 as part of its efforts...

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    France outperforms carbon emissions reduction target in 2019

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:20pm on February 08, 2021

    France outperformed its target for reducing carbon emissions in 2019, president Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday, four days after a court rapped the state for...

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    China launches carbon emissions trading scheme

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:24am on February 02, 2021

    China launched a carbon trading system on Monday designed to drive down emissions, as the world’s biggest polluter takes steps towards decarbonising its economy by...

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    Carbon monoxide leak kills five at Italy care home

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 10:59am on January 17, 2021

    Five residents of a retirement home near the Italian capital Rome were found dead on Saturday after a suspected carbon monoxide leak, police said. ‘Unfortunately...

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    CO2 level may hit 50pc higher than 18th century in 2021

    Agence France-Presse  . Paris | Updated at 07:08pm on January 08, 2021

    Carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere will this year reach levels 50 per cent higher than before the industrial revolution because of manmade emissions, Britain’s...

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    Wind powers more than half of UK electricity

    Agence France-Presse  . London | Updated at 09:25pm on December 29, 2020

    Wind power accounted for more than half of Britain’s daily generated electricity on Saturday in the wake of Storm Bella, according to energy giant Drax....

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    Carbon capture a tool in climate fight, but at what cost?

    Agence France-Presse. Paris | Updated at 11:31am on December 09, 2020

    Technology for capturing carbon from industrial emissions and storing it may still be in its early stages, but proponents believe it can become a major...

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    Brazil off to bad start on Paris climate deal

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 10:27pm on November 07, 2020

    Brazil’s carbon emissions surged last year because of rising deforestation in the Amazon, jeopardising the country’s commitments under the Paris climate accord, an environmental group...

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    Former Maldives president Nasheed commences as CVF envoy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:33pm on September 17, 2020

    Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed took over the responsibilities of the ambassador of the Climate Vulnerable Forum from Bangladesh’s Abul Kalam Azad, the presidency special...

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    Bangladesh emphasises reducing carbon emission at int’l forum

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:18pm on July 08, 2020

    The environment minister Md Shahab Uddin attending at an online international seminar on Tuesday evening called for collective measures of the global community for reducing...