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COP27 - Climate change
9/26/2022 1:55:23 PM
Pakistan's catastrophic floods have led to renewed calls for rich polluting nations, which grew their economies through heavy use of fossil fuels, to compensate developing countries for the devastating impacts caused by the climate crisis.

World - International
9/22/2022 11:30:13 AM
The UK government on Thursday lifted England's moratorium on fracking, a controversial method to dig for fossil fuels, to boost energy output after key supplier Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

World - International
9/13/2022 5:40:42 PM
Humanity is "going in the wrong direction" on climate change due to its addiction to fossil fuels, the UN said Tuesday in an assessment showing that planet-warming emissions are higher than before the pandemic.

World - International
9/12/2022 3:32:04 PM
The UN urged EU countries on Monday to continue battling climate change and not resort to more fossil fuels in their response to soaring energy prices and fears of winter shortages.

World - Region
7/25/2022 2:40:00 PM
Temperatures in the Middle East have risen far faster than the world's average in the past three decades. Precipitation has been decreasing, and experts predict droughts will come with greater frequency and severity.

World - International
6/30/2022 1:56:24 PM
Amos Hochstein, President Joe Biden's point man for global energy problems, says he knows that transitioning away from the climate-wrecking pollution of fossil fuels is the only way to go. He advocates urgently for renewable energy, for energy-smart thermostats and heat pumps.

World - Region
6/21/2022 3:48:07 PM
Consumers must be prepared to endure up to five years of turbulent oil markets, the head of ExxonMobil said Tuesday, citing under-investment and the coronavirus pandemic.

Life & Style - Health
6/14/2022 11:50:34 AM
Microscopic air pollution caused mostly by burning fossil fuels shortens lives worldwide by more than two years, researchers reported on Tuesday.

War in Ukraine - Economy
6/13/2022 12:03:58 PM
Russia earned 93 billion euros ($98 billion) from fossil fuel exports during the first 100 days of its war in Ukraine, with most sent to the European Union, according to research published Monday.

World - International
4/7/2022 6:58:56 PM
Britain insisted Thursday it was sticking to its climate change goals despite announcing plans to drill for more North Sea fossil fuels as a way of preventing energy "blackmail" by Russia.

World - International
4/5/2022 1:57:42 PM
The task is clear -- stop burning fossil fuels, radically reduce energy demand and slash all planet-warming emissions in order to keep the planet cool enough so humans, animals and plants can survive and thrive.

World - International
4/4/2022 6:55:24 PM
Campaigners and leaders of countries vulnerable to climate change said Monday's UN report on stemming the climate crisis is an urgent call to action for the rich world.

World - International
4/4/2022 6:42:09 PM
Humanity has less than three years to halt the rise of planet-warming carbon emissions and less than a decade to slash them almost in half, the UN said Monday in a landmark report on stopping global warming and ensuring a "liveable future".

War in Ukraine - Economy
3/30/2022 7:28:32 PM
Poland announced steps Wednesday to end all Russian oil imports by year's end, while Germany issued a warning about natural gas levels and called on people to conserve, new signs of how Russia's war in Ukraine has escalated tensions about securing energy supplies to power Europe.

Business - Energy
3/29/2022 1:46:11 PM
The world needs to take ``radical action'' to shift away from fossil fuels and ensure global warming doesn't pass dangerous thresholds, the head of the International Renewable Energy Agency said Tuesday.

War in Ukraine - Economy
3/22/2022 7:16:44 PM
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has again dismissed calls to boycott Russian energy supplies in the wake of the attack on Ukraine.

World - International
12/21/2021 9:21:11 PM
U.S officials moved Tuesday to open public lands in portions of three western states to potential solar energy development, as part of the Biden administration's effort to counter climate change by shifting from fossil fuels.

World - International
10/29/2021 4:52:56 PM
Protesters started gathering Friday in the heart of London's historic financial district to lobby against the use of fossil fuels ahead of the start of the U.N. climate summit in the Scottish city of Glasgow.

Life & Style - Health
10/25/2021 3:08:15 PM
The 2020 increase was higher than the annual average over the last decade despite a 5.6% drop in carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels due to COVID-19 restrictions

World - International
8/10/2021 9:57:14 AM
Many world leaders responded to Monday's report, which said climate change was occurring faster than estimated, by calling for decisive and immediate moves to curtail fossil fuels

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