http://www.redpepper.org.uk Emma Hughes reports from Azerbaijan, where autocratic leader Ilham Aliyev is using the country’s fossil fuel wealth to fund his repressive regime and buy Europe’s silence A billboard of Heydar Aliyev, ‘Father of the Nation’, by the Heydar Aliyev Park.Photo: Emma Hughes
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http://www.foeeurope.org The burning of biofuels in Europe will continue to increase and cause food price hikes and climate emissions after the European Parliament today failed to vote for tougher restrictions on their use. In a vote in Strasbourg on legislation to limit the quantities of ‘food based’ biofuels in renewable energy transport targets MEPs voted to introduce a limit on biofuels that compete with food for land and water at
http://www.guardian.co.uk Damian Carrington Country faces more frequent and more severe weather events if it fails to make deep and swift cuts to carbon emissions The extreme heatwaves, flooding and bush fires striking Australia have already been intensified by climate change and are set to get even worse in future, according to a new report. Only fast and deep cuts tocarbon emissions can start to reverse the trend, say scientists from theClimate Commission, an independent advisory group