The natural gas crisis enables Russian aggression

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Whilst many believe the Natural gas crisis was simply caused by a lack of preparation by energy firms, Russia's dominance in its supply of gas to Europe highlights how their abundance of this natural resource is being used as a lever in negotiation over Ukraine.

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China seemingly ‘retreating’ on climate deal with the US

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China took very underwhelming action in the COP26 summit last year in Glasgow despite being the largest emitters by quite some margin. Jinping's recent statement make it seem like China are retreating further from taking accountability through radical reform to their emission-heavy economy.

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Indonesia’s capital may be the next to be relocated, as it sinks further into the Java sea

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Jakarta, Indonesia's capital city, has been sinking into the Java sea for 400 years. However, the increasing severity of climate changed has caused sea levels to rise at a much faster rate, meaning 1/3 of the city may be submerged by as early as 2050. The Indonesian President laid out plants for relocation in 2019.

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The largest volcanic eruption of the 21st century – here’s what we know so far.

On 14th January what is estimated to be the largest volcanic eruption of the 21st century occurred in Tonga. The current damage is devastating, and aid is slow to get off its feet. The economic implications of this event for Tonga could be disastrous.

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Climate disasters in 2021 expose the hard-hitting reality of global warming

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A car flooded on a local street as a result of the remnants of Hurricane Ida is seen in Somerville, N.J. Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)

2021 saw climate disasters cause over $170.3 bn in damages, one of the most expensive results in records. This year should be a testament to the hard-hitting reality, urgency, and severity of climate change.

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With 10% of the population emitting half of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions, progressive tax is needed.

10% of the world’s population are responsible for about half of all greenhouse gas emissions, while the bottom half of the world contributes just 12% of all emissions. Many argue that progressive tax is needed to end this emission inequality.

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CO2 levels in 2020 reached a 3 million year high

A UN report published on Monday exposes that the greenhouse gas concentration in the atmosphere in 2020 has reached a 3 million year record high. With upcoming climate talks at the COP26 summit, many wonder how radical change needs to be to put us back on course to the Paris Agreement's targets.

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