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Britain adopts 2050 net zero emissions target

Britain on Thursday became the world's first major economy to adopt the tough new target of lowering fossil fuel emissions to a level of net zero by 2050.

EU should scrap airline emissions tax: IATA

The European Union should scrap a controversial carbon tax on air travel and seek a global solution to the emissions problem, the global aviation industry's chief said on Wednesday.

Population growth rate bodes decline in living standards

In 1972 a group of scientists, known collectively as the Club of Rome, constructed a detailed mathematical model to test whether population growth and economic development could continue indefinitely and if not, what the ...

Cyber fraudsters attack EU's carbon trading system

Online fraudsters have carried out a "widepread" cyber attack on the European Union's Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS), the EU commission said Thursday, promising a security review.

World powers 'plan anti-carbon tax talks'

India, Russia, the United States, China and other countries will meet in Moscow this month to decide whether to retaliate against the EU's decision to impose a carbon tax on air travel, a report says.

China to become 'global leader in green tech'

China can become the world's top exporter of "green technology" if it carries out crucial energy and ecological reforms, leading environmental campaigners said here Saturday.

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