What’s in the $1.1bn pollution fund for Australian forests?

Environmental groups are calling on the government to fund a new fund to combat pollution in Australia’s forests and other vulnerable areas.Key points:The fund, which would not be affected by any changes to the Climate Change Act, would fund measures that help address the impacts of climate change, including the pollution of natural resources and […]

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The EU’s latest environmental protection bill: EU environment ministers say they’re not going to change anything

Environmental protection groups are fighting the latest EU draft environmental protection legislation which they say will be far weaker than the ones already in place.The European Parliament’s Committee on Environment and Public Health (CEPS) is due to vote on the legislation on Wednesday.EU ministers have warned they will not change the existing legislation.However, environmentalists and […]

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How to fight against climate change in the US and other parts of the world

4:10 PM ET May 11, 2019 | 1:50 PM ET April 25, 2020The United States, France, Germany, the United Kingdom, Japan and Australia are among the world’s most heavily polluting nations, and their emissions have risen faster than the global average.The Environmental Protection Agency has issued a sweeping new set of rules to limit the […]

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What the science says about a new report that warns of a ‘disaster’ for coral reef ecosystems

A new study says coral reefs worldwide could be “devastated” by climate change, but the effects could be much worse than previously thought.The study was conducted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Coral Reef Watch program, which collects data on coral reef health and activity, and has been criticized for relying on outdated, biased […]

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How McDonalds plans to fix environmental problems

The restaurant chain is taking steps to address the environmental impact of its supply chain, which is plagued by pollution from food and beverage products and its waste disposal system, which has not been cleaned since it was built.McDonalds is taking an initial step to tackle the issue, saying it will clean its waste-disposal system […]

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