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EU targets 40% cut in emissions by 2030

EU ministers on Friday formally agreed the bloc's negotiating mandate for the upcoming climate talks in Paris, including a 40-percent cut in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 over 1990 levels.

dateSep 18, 2015 in Environment
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Blacklists protect the rainforest

Brazil's public authorities regularly publish "blacklists" of municipalities with high illegal deforestation rates. This environmental policy tool is working: scientists at the Center for Development Research (ZEF) and the ...

dateSep 24, 2015 in Environment
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