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BlackRock in Amazon: 'World's largest investor in deforestation'

Report by Friends of the Earth faults asset manager for investing in companies that contribute to Brazil's fire risk.

BlackRock in Amazon: 'World's largest investor in deforestation'

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Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg sails into New York

Environmental advocate has arrived in the US by boat ahead of planned meetings at UN headquarters and in Chile.

Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg sails into New York

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Norway's biggest asset investors demand action on Amazon fires

The two largest funds based around Oslo are engaging with three United States companies to stop rainforest destruction.

Norway's biggest asset investors demand action on Amazon fires

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BlackRock fossil-fuel investments erased $90bn in assets: Report

Analysis by IEEFA says investors with world's largest fund manager should question why their wealth remains at risk.

BlackRock fossil-fuel investments erased $90bn in assets: Report

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We're depleting natural wealth faster than Earth can replenish it

Earth Overshoot Day falls on earliest-ever date in 2019, as humans use far more natural resources than is sustainable.

We're depleting natural wealth faster than Earth can replenish it

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Feeling the heat? The language of climate is a-changin'

As global temperatures rise, activists are amping up the vocabulary used to describe the crisis in media and politics.

Feeling the heat? The language of climate is a-changin'

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Car-free day in Sri Lanka sparks debate over safety for women

Though it may be good for the environment, not having the security of automobiles and public transport has raised fears.

Car-free day in Sri Lanka sparks debate over safety for women

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Overpopulation: Racist 'dog whistle' or fuel for climate crisis?

UN highlights demographic issues on World Population Day, as young activists meet in Miami to slim carbon footprints.

Overpopulation: Racist 'dog whistle' or fuel for climate crisis?

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AOC & Bernie Sanders: Congress should declare 'climate emergency'

US Democrats from progressive faction announce new resolution on mass mobilisation to be introduced in House, Senate.

AOC & Bernie Sanders: Congress should declare 'climate emergency'

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Green New Deal 2.0: Activists revitalise UK climate change plan

Proposal seeks massive economic transformation and is backed by MP Caroline Lucas, who designed original framework.

Green New Deal 2.0: Activists revitalise UK climate change plan

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LA forms first-ever climate emergency mobilisation office

California's largest city, Los Angeles, becomes the first in the world to take such steps to reverse global warming.

LA forms first-ever climate emergency mobilisation office

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An impact investing boom is under way

The 'do good' financial-services sector is experiencing growing pains.

An impact investing boom is under way

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'Socially responsible' & impact investing: What's the difference?

Both strategies seek sustainability and profit, but one looks to 'do no harm' while the other aims to 'do good'.

'Socially responsible' & impact investing: What's the difference?

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Climate emergency: Dems face calls for 'WWII-scale' mobilisation

At first presidential primary debate in Miami, environmental groups are demanding action to address 'escalating crisis'.

Climate emergency: Dems face calls for 'WWII-scale' mobilisation

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New York State passes its own 'Green New Deal'

Most aggressive climate bill in the US sets ambitious clean energy targets: tripling solar and building offshore wind.

New York State passes its own 'Green New Deal'