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China still needs to do a lot of work before it can fully launch its long-awaited nationwide carbon emissions trading scheme and will gradually phase in the system that is already running behind schedule, a senior government official said on Monday.
The UK’s premier climate science denial campaign group, the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF), received hundreds of thousands of dollars of US donations in 2017, recently published tax returns show. The money was received at a time when the GWPF was allegedly coordinating with eight other right-wing thinktanks based in and around offices at 55 Tufton…
Germany will start to shut down coal-fired power plants in the west of the country, Der Spiegel magazine reported on Friday, citing an internal document of the governmental coal commission which is currently evaluating Germany's strategy for exiting coal energy.