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Thursday - SPOT NZUs opened at $76.10 bid and $74.60 offered on CommTrade this morning, after last fixing at $76.25.

In Ecuador's Amazon, indigenous forest defense gains legal ground

Thursday - Deep in Ecuador's Amazon rainforest, indigenous leader Marcelo Lucitante deftly climbs a tree and attaches a camera trap, camouflaged among thick jungle foliage, to record footage of trespassing illegal gold miners.

Economists assume the desire for wealth is insatiable. What if they’re wrong?

Thursday - The majority of people surveyed in 33 countries around the world say their lifestyle dreams could be fulfilled with a finite—and often relatively modest—amount of money. The findings call into question a founding principle of economics, and suggest unexpected opportunities for achieving sustainable societies.

EU lawmakers back stricter emission caps in climate change fight

Thursday - European Union lawmakers stepped up the fight against global warming Wednesday by requiring deeper emission cuts from power plants, factories and planes in the EU and by endorsing an unprecedented import tax.

Warming climate upends Arctic mining town

Thursday - Tor Selnes owes his life to a lamp. He miraculously survived a fatal avalanche that shed light on the vulnerability of Svalbard, a region warming faster than anywhere else, to human-caused climate change.

Harvard receives $200 million gift for new climate institute

Thursday - Harvard University announced yesterday that it had received a $200 million gift from Melanie and Jean Eric Salata, which it will use to establish the Salata Institute for Climate and Sustainability, providing a campus hub for multidisciplinary research and education about climate and the environment.

Valencia introduces an option for climate-neutral burial

Thursday - Starting from July, the City of Valencia will offer compostable burial urns as an alternative to traditional ones made from metal or ceramic. The vessels will come with a young tree sapling, which can be planted together with the urn to serve as an organic and sentimental reminder of the deceased person.

How climate change is knocking natural events wildly out of sync

Wednesday - Climate change is throwing off the timing of key events in the natural world, from the flowering of plants to the migrations of birds and mammals. Now, ecologists are warning that this could spiral...

Emissions from agriculture threatens health and climate: US study

Wednesday - A new US study analyses the cost of reactive nitrogen emissions from fertilized agriculture and their risks to populations and climate.

What 18 independent studies all concluded about the use of hydrogen for heating

Wednesday - A total of 18 independent studies produced since 2019 — including by the IPCC, IEA and McKinsey — have ruled out hydrogen playing a major role in the heating of buildings, according to a list...

How Ukraine’s environmentalists are helping the war effort

Wednesday - Volunteers are monitoring air quality, tracking environmental war crimes, sheltering people, and protecting wildlife.

US Navy holding climate change war games

Wednesday - THE US Navy next week will host an open-source table-top wargame to experiment with how climate change could affect a future conflict, a service official said today.

Ibrahim Thiaw appointed interim UN Climate Change head

Wednesday - The head of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification will head UN Climate Change from 17 July and until a permanent replacement to Patrica Espinosa is found.

‘Food miles’ have larger climate impact than thought, study suggests

Tuesday - Global “food miles” emissions are higher than previously thought – accounting for nearly one-fifth of total food-system emissions – new research suggests.

Colombia's new vice president is a climate activist

Tuesday - Environmental activist Francia Marquez will become Colombia’s first Black vice president in a government that was elected on a platform of radical change.

Could space bubbles fight climate change?

Tuesday - Architect Carlo Ratti is among a group of MIT researchers exploring the feasibility of fighting climate change with a conglomeration of "space bubbles" that would float above the Earth to reflect the...

Methane-spewing coal mines are climate test for Australia's new leader: report

Tuesday - Australia's coal mines cause more planetary warming in a typical year than emissions from all of the country's cars.

Methane emissions throughout supply chain underestimated: study

Tuesday - Researchers at the Imperial College London have discovered that biogas and biomethane leak up to twice as much methane as previously thought, despite being more climate-friendly.

Is moss a climate change superhero in disugise?

Tuesday - Ask most gardeners what they think of moss and the chances are you will get a string of expletives in return.

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