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30 March headlines
UN green climate fund can be spent on coal-fired power generation
The UN fund to help developing countries fight climate change can be spent on coal-fires power plants – the most polluting form of electricity generation – under rules agreed at a board meeting. Guardian.
UK, Scotland funding carbon-capture, coal-gasification
The UK and Scottish governments are providing £4.2 million to study the potential of a carbon capture and storage facility and coal-gasification power plant in Scotland. Bloomberg.
United Reformed Church of Scotland divest from fossil fuels
The United Reformed Church of Scotland has committed to pull out its investments in fossil fuel companies. The resolution was passed with “overwhelming support” on Saturday. Guardian.
Mexico pledges to cut emissions 25% in climate change milestone
Mexico has become the first developing nation to formally promise to cut its global warming pollution, a potential milestone in efforts to reach a worldwide agreement on tackling climate change. Bloomberg.
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