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Climate change: What do trees have to do with climate?

Cutting down trees contributes to climate change because it depletes forests, which absorb CO2. If that doesn't happen, scientists say that the gas contributes to global warming.

By JODIE COHEN
02/12/2021

Climate change: Action, not political hot air, will cut carbon emissions - opinion

Actual investments in nuclear, carbon capture, wind and hydro will do much more for our planet than world leaders getting together via private jet to make goals without plans

By JUDAH WAXELBAUM
17/11/2021
Letters

Letters to the Editor, November 15, 2021: Our land

Readers of The Jerusalem Post have their say.

Lackluster COP26 deal shows Israel can 'continue to falter'

The last-minute changes made to the Glasgow Climate Pact have Israeli activists worried as Israel continues to make insufficient climate progress.

COP26 agrees on deal aimed at averting climate catastrophe, after late drama

The two-week conference in Glasgow, which extended into an extra day of tortuous negotiations, was the 26th of its kind but the first to call for a reduction in fossil fuels.

By REUTERS
14/11/2021

UN climate summit reaches carbon markets deal

Alok Sharma delayed a public meeting in the plenary hall, saying negotiators needed more time as COP26 overran by a day.

By REUTERS
13/11/2021

China, Saudi seek to block anti-fossil fuel language in UN climate deal

Saudi Arabia is a major crude producer and the de facto head of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries.

By REUTERS
13/11/2021

Current global temperature rises ‘unprecedented’ over last 24,000 years -study

The study showed that over the last 150 years, rates of temperature rise surpassed the rate of changes in climate from more than the last 24,000 years.

COP26: What's in the new draft deal of the UN climate summit?

Here's what the draft, drawn up by the British hosts of COP26, includes.

By REUTERS
12/11/2021

Where does Israel stand in the battle for energy?

The business of keeping Europe supplied with non-renewable energy has developed into a series of fierce political struggles.

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