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Meat and dairy industry’s attempt to change how we measure methane emissions would let polluters off the hook4 min read
Major polluting industries lobbied at COP28, aiming to use a new emissions measurement method to avoid substantial cuts. This new way of measuring emissions may let the biggest polluters evade their responsibility to tackle climate change.
The COP28 climate summit failed to deliver a clear commitment to phase out fossil fuels, leaving loopholes for countries to continue using them and hindering the transition to clean energy.
Critics argued that having oil and gas producers lead climate talks raised a conflict of interest, given the industry’s role in carbon emissions. Indeed, the UAE is reportedly planning to increase oil production and has been accused of flaring more gas than reported.
This piece highlights important things about how COVID-19 is transmitted and what variant-proof measures can be taken to reduce the risk of becoming infected or reinfected.
The global shipping sector delivers 90% of global trade and has a carbon footprint the size of Germany’s.