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New Zealand Lawmakers Pass Zero Carbon Bill

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Lawmakers in New Zealand’s Parliament passed legislation to move the country towards zero carbon emissions (Down to Earth). The legislation called The Zero Carbon Bill commits New Zealand to becoming carbon neutral by 2050 (AP News). The bill legally binds the New Zealand government to install practices that will keep global warming below 1.5 degrees […]

ExxonMobil on Trial for Climate Fraud

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New York Attorney General Leticia James insinuated that ExxonMobil officials lied to their investors about the financial cost of climate change on the company (CBS News). The corporation specifically mislead the investors on the impact of new climate change regulations on profits (The Guardian). ExxonMobil officials used two different measures for determining regulation costs, one […]