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“Youthful energy and stamina are on the side of the fossil fuel divestment campaign” – banks’ coal money speaks loudly, but we can be louder!(BankTrack)

“Youthful energy and stamina are on the side of the fossil fuel divestment campaign” – banks’ coal money speaks loudly, but we can be louder!(BankTrack)

By Yann Louvel and Greig Aitken, BankTrack, 13 February 2015. Global Divestment Day kicks off today, and is set to feature over 400 actions across six continents on Friday and Saturday. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1. BANK, 4. Asset management & Pension, 5.Climate Change & Carbon

Bay of Bengal seabed to be drilled in Himalaya research(Japan News)

Bay of Bengal seabed to be drilled in Himalaya research(Japan News)

Japan, the United States and other countries will start a large-scale exploration at the bottom of the Bay of Bengal in February to try to find clues behind the origin of the Himalayas, which are often called “the roof of the world.” … Read entire article »

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Polar bears migrate to Northwest Passages for longer lasting ice(AlertNet)

Polar bears migrate to Northwest Passages for longer lasting ice(AlertNet)

By Steve Quinn:  JUNEAU, Jan 13 (Reuters) – Some polar bear clusters have slowly moved to islands north of Canada’s mainland that are retaining the Arctic ice for longer, according to a new scientific study that predicts the migration, linked to climate change, would continue. … Read entire article »

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Eco-car tax break likely for minicars(Japan News)

Eco-car tax break likely for minicars(Japan News)

The government and the ruling parties will likely add the minivehicle tax to the list of taxes subject to reduction for eco-friendly cars, starting in fiscal 2015, government sources said. … Read entire article »

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As Japan burns more coal, climate policies under pressure(Japan Today)

As Japan burns more coal, climate policies under pressure(Japan Today)

TOKYO —Once at the forefront of the fight again global warming, Japan is now facing calls from other big economies such as China to set fresh emissions targets as Tokyo increases its use of dirty coal energy to replace nuclear. … Read entire article »

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Japan’s coal binge stirs international climate fears(Japan Times)

Japan’s coal binge stirs international climate fears(Japan Times)

Once at the forefront of the fight against global warming, Japan is now facing calls from other big economies such as China to set fresh emissions targets as Tokyo increases its use of dirty coal energy to replace nuclear. … Read entire article »

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