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2 February headlines
Business leaders back ambitious emissions reduction target
The chief executive of Unilever has urged world leader to slash greenhouse gas emissions to virtually zero within 35 years as global climate deal negotiations intensify. Financial Times.
Health sector should divest from fossil fuels, medical groups say
The health sector should get rid of its fossil fuel investment on moral grounds, as it previously did with its tobacco investments, according to a report by a coalition of medical organisations. Guardian.
Sparks fly over Big Six’s growing profit margins
Anger is growing at fresh accusations of profiteering by the big energy companies while more vulnerable people than ever are facing weeks of freezing houses as the cold weather bites. Independent.
Ancient climate records ‘back predictions’
Record of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere millions of years ago support the current predictions on climate change, say scientists. BBC.
‘Energy union’ ambitions already scaled back? – Financial Times
Climate change? What climate change? – Huffington Post
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