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The global cost of air pollution caused by fossil fuels is $8bn a day, or roughly 3.3% of the world's GDP, an environmental research group has announced.
The South African government says the right things about climate change, but continues to do the wrong things, global environmental activist group Greenpeace has said.
Australia has announced a A$500m climate change package for Pacific island countries, which have been increasingly vocal in demanding their powerful neighbour curb its carbon emissions.
Thousands of endangered sharks are killed each year in the North Atlantic due to a lack of protection against overfishing in international waters, Greenpeace said.
Eskom's pollution has been linked to premature deaths in Mpumalanga and Gauteng, an environmental organisation has charged.
Brazil's environmental regulator on Friday denied French oil giant Total a license to drill for crude in five blocks near the mouth of the Amazon river.
Greenpeace protestors scaled a massive chimney at Poland's Belchatow coal-fired power plant as one of Europe's largest polluters gears up to host the COP24 global climate summit.
Greenpeace says global consumer brands continue to buy palm oil from companies that are cutting down Indonesia's rainforests despite repeated pledges to clean up their supply chains.
South Africa is falling behind on renewable energy project implementation even as other nations accelerate their plans for green energy.
The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa has blasted environmental organisation Greenpeace over its position on renewable energy.
At least 11 Greenpeace protesters could be seen dangling from the Fred Hartman Bridge in Baytown, Texas, near Houston, just ahead of the third 2020 Democratic debate being held in Houston.
The area around coal-fired plants owned by South Africa's state power utility Eskom ranks as the world's second-largest hotspot of sulphur dioxide emissions, according to Greenpeace.
Global environmental activist group Greenpeace said the best way for South Africa to tackle climate change was for the country to shift away from fossil fuels.
BP is continuing normal operations as employees work from home after Greenpeace put up barriers on the entrances to its London headquarters.
Japan said Wednesday it is withdrawing from the International Whaling Commission and will resume commercial whaling next year, in a move expected to spark international criticism.
Dismayed by the German government's failure to meet climate protection targets, dairy farmer Heiner Luetke Schwienhorst has filed a lawsuit against Berlin to force it into action.
Satellite data from the TROPOMI instrument has shown Mpumalanga to be a global pollution hotspot.
Greenpeace has ended a five-year truce with one of the world's largest paper companies, accusing it of cutting down tropical forests in Indonesia during the entire time the two were cooperating on conservation.
Greenpeace says household brands including PepsiCo and Johnson & Johnson are refusing to disclose where they get their palm oil from.
Greenpeace has condemned Numsa after its court interdict preventing 27 contracts with renewable energy independent power producers from being signed.
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