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Health commission: Kids harmed by climate, exploitative marketing

Environmental degradation and marketing pressures endanger world's children, says report by WHO, UNICEF and The Lancet.

Health commission: Kids harmed by climate, exploitative marketing

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Despite Trump, North America has most cities on climate A list

Calgary, Fayetteville and Santa Monica receive top CDP ratings for cutting emissions and increasing adaptation.

Despite Trump, North America has most cities on climate A list

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EU firms fall short on environmental and social impact data

Alliance for Corporate Transparency: EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive does not produce enough ESG risk information.

EU firms fall short on environmental and social impact data

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$18 trillion investor group calls out industry giants on climate

New research reveals just one-fifth of cement, aluminium, steel and paper firms are in line with Paris climate goals.

$18 trillion investor group calls out industry giants on climate

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Microsoft, Citi, Walmart make corporate climate A list

CDP names 179 firms as business leaders in transparency and action as Japan surpasses US in number of top companies.

Microsoft, Citi, Walmart make corporate climate A list

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Thunberg's message to Davos: 'You have not seen the last of us'

Climate activist who launched the #FridaysforFuture movement is set to attend WEF annual gathering of elites next week.

Thunberg's message to Davos: 'You have not seen the last of us'

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Nestle will invest billions to boost its use of recycled plastics

The food and beverage giant has committed to making 100 percent of its packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025.

Nestle will invest billions to boost its use of recycled plastics

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'Watershed moment': BlackRock pledges tough stance on climate

After activists ramp up pressure, world's biggest investment manager moves to reallocate capital away from fossil fuels.

'Watershed moment': BlackRock pledges tough stance on climate

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Will youth climate activists see their pleas answered in 2020?

Though national leaders are gripped by inertia, powerful actors are nudging the needle forward on climate action.

Will youth climate activists see their pleas answered in 2020?

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Curacao oil refinery takeover: Good for jobs, bad for climate?

After sanctions row with Venezuelan firm, European company signs deal to run complex with economic, environmental woes.

Curacao oil refinery takeover: Good for jobs, bad for climate?

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Norway's new right-wing oil minister supports Arctic drilling

The oil minister is likely to clash with Liberal Party members who want to restrict Arctic drilling.

Norway's new right-wing oil minister supports Arctic drilling

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Turning waste to gold in Gaza

With few employment opportunities, three young men in Gaza have launched an innovative business of their own.

Turning waste to gold in Gaza

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Kenyan scientist uses throw-away plastics to build homes

The scientist manufactures roof tiles and other construction materials from plastic and glass waste in Kenya.

Kenyan scientist uses throw-away plastics to build homes

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EU states block proposed green finance rules

The new rules would have clarified what financial products could be labelled as 'green'.

EU states block proposed green finance rules

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Supply chains could unlock one gigatonne of emissions savings

Large corporate buyers with trillions in procurement spending could use leverage to green their suppliers' energy.

Supply chains could unlock one gigatonne of emissions savings