• Brazil needs $10 bln a year in aid for carbon neutrality by 2050, minister says

    • Date: 17/04/21
    • Reuters

    Brazil’s environment minister, Ricardo Salles, told Reuters on Friday that Brazil would need to receive $10 billion annually in foreign aid in order to reach economy-wide net zero carbon emissions by 2050, instead of 2060 as currently planned. Salles has regularly called for the international community to pick up part of the check for reducing […]

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  • China’s Xi Jinping has not committed to Biden’s climate summit. What will John Kerry offer him to come on board?

    • Date: 14/04/21
    • New York Post

    Amid escalating tensions between the United States and China, Chinese President Xi Jinping has not committed to joining a virtual climate change summit hosted by the United States later this month. Special presidential envoy for climate John Kerry told CNN’s Jim Sciutto that Xi hasn’t said he would participate in next week’s virtual summit but called on the country […]

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  • India hits out at US on linking climate issues to economic recovery

    • Date: 13/04/21
    • Press Trust of India

    The US administration has been pushing for a strong climate agenda as part of the process of recovery from the pandemic. New Delhi: India has denounced attempts to link climate issues to economic recovery amid the coronavirus pandemic at the forthcoming G20 talks, saying it will impose a huge developmental cost on developing countries. The US […]

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  • Emerging nations oppose EU plan to impose a ‘carbon border tax’

    • Date: 10/04/21
    • Times of India

    NEW DELHI: At a time when the European Union is toying with the idea of ‘carbon border tax as part of its green push, the BASIC nations — Brazil, South Africa, India and China — have jointly opposed the move, saying such trade barrier would not only be discriminatory but also against the principles of […]

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  • India tells Kerry: We’re meeting Paris targets, but where are the $100 billion Obama promised?

    • Date: 08/04/21
    • Associated Press

    Indian PM tells US climate envoy New Delhi is committed to meeting pledges under 2015 Paris climate change agreement and that it is on track to meet them. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman underscored the need for developed countries to keep their $100bn annual commitment in funding for developing countries so they can take significant steps […]

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  • China’s Net Zero promise looks elusive as banks keep throwing cash at coal mines and power plants

    • Date: 04/04/21
    • Yahoo Finance News

    China’s coal mines, coal-fired power plants are still growing, funded by an endless stream of cheap financing by the nation’s state-owned banks, as they keep one of the country’s biggest industrial sectors humming amid an economic slowdown.  On an unseasonably warm autumn day last October, the world’s largest coal-fired power plant fired up in the […]

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  • New survey: Climate alarmism is misleading the public

    • Date: 02/04/21
    • Andrew Montford, Spiked

    A new poll shows that many people think the planet is in a far worse state than it really is. The British public has been subject to a consistent diet of climate alarmism for years. So perhaps we shouldn’t be surprised that just 8.8 per cent of the general public are aware of the truth about so-called […]

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  • COP26 climate summit may have to be postponed again – or radically changed – due to Covid

    • Date: 31/03/21
    • Sky News

    Two government sources suggest the Glasgow summit might have to be delayed for a second time amid signs the pandemic is worsening in parts of the world. The COP26 climate change summit may have to be postponed or radically changed because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to government sources. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is battling […]

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