Author Archives: Sara Schonhardt, E&E News

Fossil Fuel Development to Exceed Global Climate Targets

Planned oil, gas and coal production is not in line with countries’ pledges to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

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World Leaders Meet to Address Biodiversity Crisis, But U.S. Stays on Sidelines

Negotiations are underway to update the Convention on Biological Diversity to better protect and restore nature

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More Countries Join Global Pledge to Cut Methane Emissions

Dozens of nations, representing 30 percent of the world’s emissions, have indicated support ahead of crucial climate talks

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China Says It Will Stop Financing Coal Power Abroad

The announcement came as the U.S. promised quadruple its international climate finance contributions

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Wake-up Call: Climate Change Threatens Rice Farming

Half the world’s population relies on rice as a primary food

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Here’s How Climate Change Will Stress Your Homeland

Hotter Asia, drier Alps, stormier U.S., saltier island nations

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The Best Way to Tax Carbon at the Border

Legislators need to ensure that domestic and foreign producers face the same costs and incentives

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Enlist the Ocean in Combatting Climate Change, Experts and Advocates Argue

“Blue carbon” taken up by marine plants and animals is mostly neglected in climate policy, they say

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What to Expect from the Next Major Global Climate Report

Next month the IPCC will begin releasing its periodic assessment of the state of climate science

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E.U. Set to Unveil First-Ever Carbon Border Tax

The proposed tax places a fee on planet warming emissions embedded in goods produced outside the union

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U.K. Will Stop Using Coal Power in Just Three Years

A decade ago, 40 percent of the country’s electricity was generated with coal

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Military Operations Will be Strained by Climate Change

U.S. adviser says “It is our duty to warn the public about this threat”

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