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Patrick Harvie admits the government is 'decades behind' on renewable heating progress

Patrick Harvie admits the government is ‘decades behind’ on renewable heating progress

A MINISTER admitted his government was decades behind on the progress needed to decarbonise buildings and insisted independence would allow Scottish consumers to reap the economic benefits of net zero. Patrick Harvie, the Scottish Government’s minister for zero carbon buildings, acknowledged that ministers are decades behind their European peers in moving away from fossil fuel …

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Feral hog control: 8 years, some progress, $2.5 billion in damage/year

Feral hog control: 8 years, some progress, $2.5 billion in damage/year

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Eight years after a U.S. program began to control damage from feral hogs, invasive animals with big appetites and snouts that uproot anything that smells good are still a multi-billion dollar blight on farmers, wildlife and the environment. These prolific feral pigs were wiped out in 11 of the 41 states …

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Feral hog control: 8 years, some progress, $2.5 billion in damage/year

Feral hog control: 8 years, some progress, $2.5 billion in damage/year

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Eight years after a U.S. program began to control feral hog damage, invasive animals with big appetites and snouts that uproot anything that smells good are still a scourge of billions of dollars for farmers, wildlife and the environment. These prolific feral pigs were wiped out in 11 of the 41 …

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Adapting to a hotter planet has never been more important, and progress has been made at COP27

Adapting to a hotter planet has never been more important, and progress has been made at COP27

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public domain As the COP27 climate summit drew to a close this weekend, it is important to recognize that progress has been made on climate adaptation, although more can be done. “Climate adaptation” is a term that refers to how countries adapt to the impacts of climate change. This could be, for example, …

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Adapting to a hotter planet has never been more important, and progress has been made at COP27

Adapting to a hotter planet has never been more important, and progress has been made at COP27

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public domain As the COP27 climate summit drew to a close this weekend, it is important to recognize that progress has been made on climate adaptation, although more can be done. “Climate adaptation” is a term that refers to how countries adapt to the impacts of climate change. This could be, for example, …

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Adapting to a hotter planet has never been more important, and progress has been made at COP27

Adapting to a hotter planet has never been more important, and progress has been made at COP27

As the COP27 climate summit drew to a close this weekend, it is important to recognize that progress has been made on climate adaptation, although more can be done. “Climate adaptation” is a term that refers to how countries adapt to the impacts of climate change. This could be, for example, by strengthening infrastructure to …

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