UK government faces backlash as it gives freedom to frack

The UK government is once again facing strong opposition as it pursues plans to give energy companies the freedom to frack for shale gas under private land.

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Earth Day highlights need for action at critical time for climate

More than a billion people worldwide celebrated this year’s Earth Day – the 44th anniversary of the annual event – and true to the iconic day’s history, the annual event galvanised strong global calls for action.

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Divestment movement picks up speed with two major US announcements

Earlier this week, the divestment movement celebrated a pair of victories at Pitzer College and Harvard University.

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Will 2014 see a resurgence of clean energy investment?

New analysis shows after a slow down in recent years, the first quarter of 2014 has seen a rebound in clean energy investment. Is this the beginning of a renewable resurgence?

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Sharp rise in environmental killings as pressure for resources grows

New report from London based Global Witness that as competition for natural resources intensifies so do the threats of those people trying to protect them.

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Add your voice: Support climate justice

The Declaration on Climate Justice sets out the priority pathways necessary to achieve climate justice—now, and for future generations.

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Procter & Gamble cleans up palm oil act after weeks of protests

After weeks of intense pressure, Procter and Gamble (P&G) has committed to a No Deforestation policy, aimed at limiting the environmental impacts of its products and clean its supply chains of bad palm oil.

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World Bank financing for fossil fuel exploration on the rise, study says

The president of the World Bank has been calling for climate action even as his organization continues to support fossil fuel exploration and development.

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Crude oil leak disrupts water supply for 2.4 million in China

Officials in Lanzhou detected the cancer-causing chemical benzene in the city’s water supply after a crude oil pipeline sprung a leak.

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Recycled waste generating clean energy in urban Brazil

The waste and fossil fuel use of Sao Paulo's growing population threatened major damage – until the city developed a unique biogas project to harness the recycled waste for generating power.

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