Boris Johnson accused of hiding air pollution

Labour MPs say mayor using dust particle suppressants around air quality monitors to bring down their readingsA fresh political row has blown up over London’s air pollution, with the capital’s 34 Labour MPs complaining that mayor Boris Johnson has been…

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Saiba o que está em jogo na votação do Código Florestal

A Câmara dos Deputados tentará votar nesta terça-feira o Código Florestal – lei que determina como será a exploração das terras e a preservação das áreas verdes no país-, mesmo sem um acordo entre os partidos sobre o texto já aprovado no Se…

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Em busca do crescimento sustentável

Ministério do Meio Ambiente participa de seminário internacional sobre economia verde inclusiva na sede da Confederação Nacional da Indústria em Brasília.

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Vingt-neuf pesticides dans le thé des Chinois

Greenpeace pointe notamment la présence de résidus toxiques dans les produits Lipton vendus dans le pays.

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Climate change is a human rights issue

We can overcome the problems of delivering collective action on climate change by treating mining, deforestation, ocean degradation and more as violations of human rightsGlobal climate-change talks often resemble the scene of a traffic accident. Multip…

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Civil Society Determined to Have an Impact on Río+20

Innovating and stepping up the pressure on governments are the bywords for civil society participation in the run-up to Rio+20, a conference with the ambitious goal of changing the way humankind relates with the planet.

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Hungarian Leader Says Pipeline Project Is in Trouble

The Nabucco pipeline, intended to reduce European reliance on Russian natural gas, faces competition from a Russian pipeline, South Stream.

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Zimbabwe’s resettled farmers struggle to educate their children | Alex Duval Smith

Schools on formerly white-owned farms in Zimbabwe are sorely lacking in facilities and equipment, and receive little funding from the government or foreign donorsIn the old kitchen at Dunstan farm, desks have been pushed up against the cream-coloured A…

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OP-ED: The Road Less Traveled

The celebrated storyteller Mark Twain (1835-1910) wrote,
“Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the
things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw
off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the
trade wi…

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PR sedia encontro sobre biodiversidade

Brasil e nove países discutem o papel dos governos estaduais diante da Convenção de Diversidade Ecológica da ONU. Experiências de sucesso serão apresentadas.

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Dilma diz que prefere ver o governo perder a anistiar desmatadores; votação é hoje

No primeiro sinal de enfraquecimento dos ruralistas na Câmara, o deputado Paulo Piau (PMDB-MG) acenou ontem com a possibilidade de mudar seu relatório sobre a reforma do Código Florestal “até a hora da votação”, prevista para hoje, em troca de um…

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Shrimp processors object to BP oil spill pact

(Reuters) – Shrimp processors have asked a federal judge to delay preliminary approval of BP Plc’s proposed settlement of economic damage claims from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, arguing that it is unfair to parts of the shrimp industry.

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