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WELL, GOOD: New PM Boris Johnson supports calls for a nuclear renaissance. “I believe passionately t…

« SEND HER BACK! Swiss town denies woman’s Swiss passport for being an annoying vegan…. THEY WERE MORE THAN JUST “ANTISEMITIC,” THEY PROMISED DELIBERATE HARM TO JEWISH PATIENTS: Report: O… » July 26, 2019 WELL, GOOD: New PM Boris Johnson supports calls for a nuclear renaissance. “I believe passionately that nuclear must be part of…

Why Bob Brown, an environmentalist and former Greens leader, doesn’t support a Tasmanian wind farm
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Why Bob Brown, an environmentalist and former Greens leader, doesn’t support a Tasmanian wind farm

Updated July 25, 2019 18:37:16 Environmentalists are supposed to like wind farms. They provide renewable energy and are seen as a key part of the energy transition as Australia attempts to lower its carbon emissions to meet its Paris Agreement obligations. Key points:There are plans to build a wind farm with 163 turbines on Robbins…

Humans Have Transformed 70 Percent of Land on Earth. We Have a Choice for What We Do Next
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Humans Have Transformed 70 Percent of Land on Earth. We Have a Choice for What We Do Next

Photo: GettyIn what feels like it’s becoming a regular ritual in self-flagellation, scientists have released a new special report documenting the perilous state of our planet. The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report focuses on how humans have transformed the very land we depend on for our survival.If the planet warms beyond 2…

Red Meat Next Sin Tax?
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Red Meat Next Sin Tax?

Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg Meat could be a target for higher taxes given criticism of the industry’s role in climate change, deforestation and animal cruelty, according to a report by Fitch Solutions Macro Research.The idea is still in its infancy and faces a lot of opposition from farming groups, but it’s emerging as a trend in Western…