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Bank lending to plastics industry faces scrutiny as pollution concerns mount - The Fiji Times 

Bank lending to plastics industry faces scrutiny as pollution concerns mount - The Fiji Times  | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

LONDON (Reuters) – Banks have provided $1.7 trillion of finance to 40 companies in the plastics supply chain without imposing any requirements to tackle plastic pollution pouring into the world’s rivers and oceans, according to a report published on Thursday.

 

With European and U.S. banks increasingly spurning the most polluting fossil fuel projects to help slow climate change, campaigners want lenders to take a similar approach to plastics by making loans conditional on measures to boost recycling. 

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The Abyss of Behemoth

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Behemoth is the first of God's conquests. Its maker approaches it with his sword. Job 40:19 (GWT) 
 
Image: 'Behemoth, Greed, Avarice, Sloth, Mammon & Lust', courtesy of Project OverSoul.
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South Florida flooding puts DeSasntis’ delusional climate agenda in focus - MSNBC.com

South Florida flooding puts DeSasntis’ delusional climate agenda in focus - MSNBC.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Massive flooding in Florida is bringing new attention to the climate change denial of Gov. Ron DeSantis and his Republican allies.

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Florida Flooding Videos Shows Houses Swamped, Cars Abandoned—'Unbelievable' - Newsweek.com

Florida Flooding Videos Shows Houses Swamped, Cars Abandoned—'Unbelievable' - Newsweek.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

A tropical disturbance brought a rare flash flood emergency to much of southern Florida this week.

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Russia’s war with Ukraine accelerating global climate emergency, report shows | Climate crisis | The Guardian

Russia’s war with Ukraine accelerating global climate emergency, report shows | Climate crisis | The Guardian | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Most comprehensive analysis ever of conflict-driven climate impacts shows emissions greater than those generated by 175 countries in a year...

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Thousands of fish dead as lake dries in Mexican drought - Raw Story

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Thousands of fish have died as a lagoon in northern Mexico partly dried up amid a crippling drought plaguing the country.

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Big Banks Have Funded Climate Crisis With Nearly $7 Trillion Since Paris Agreement - DeSmog.com

Big Banks Have Funded Climate Crisis With Nearly $7 Trillion Since Paris Agreement - DeSmog.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

"We have the receipts that show how much money they put into fossil fuels," said one report author.

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Unesco report warns of accelerated global warming and rising sea levels - MundoGeo.com

Unesco report warns of accelerated global warming and rising sea levels - MundoGeo.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Although only 25% of the ocean floor is currently mapped, it is already known that warming in deeper zones is at an unprecedented rate

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Tesla Must Face False Advertising Claims Around 'Full Self-Driving' in California: Report - GIZMODO.com

Tesla Must Face False Advertising Claims Around 'Full Self-Driving' in California: Report - GIZMODO.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Elon Musk has long been promising that full autonomous driving is coming soon, but the courts will have something to say about those promises.

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Inside the global orange juice crisis - Raw Story

Inside the global orange juice crisis - Raw Story | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Oranges – and all the things we can make from them – are big business. But the industry is facing a severe crisis. About 50 million tonnes of oranges are grown each year, 34% of them in Brazil. Brazil is also the world’s biggest exporter of orange juice by far, producing about 70% of global supply.

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Flooding and landslides kill three in Vietnam's north - Raw Story

Flooding and landslides in northern Vietnam have killed three people, state media said Monday, after days of heavy rain that partially submerged thousands of homes. 

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'Life goes on' - Panama islanders relocated as sea level rises - Yahoo News

'Life goes on' - Panama islanders relocated as sea level rises - Yahoo News | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Alberto Lopez prepares breakfast with water lapping at his ankles.In preparation for the move, his family is stacking clothes and other meager belongings on a small table at the front door, along with cleaning supplies and a Bible.

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Secretive court system has awarded over $100bn public money to corporations, finds new analysis | Climate crisis | The Guardian

Secretive court system has awarded over $100bn public money to corporations, finds new analysis | Climate crisis | The Guardian | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Fossil fuel firms are biggest beneficiaries of investor-state dispute settlement courts which have awarded $114bn of public money...

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‘Godfathers of climate chaos’: UN chief urges global fossil-fuel advertising ban | Climate crisis | The Guardian

‘Godfathers of climate chaos’: UN chief urges global fossil-fuel advertising ban | Climate crisis | The Guardian | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

António Guterres says world faces ‘climate crunch time’ and announces dire new scientific warnings of global heating...

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Ron DeSantis Cuts Stormwater Flooding Funding Amid Florida Deluge - Newsweek.com

Ron DeSantis Cuts Stormwater Flooding Funding Amid Florida Deluge - Newsweek.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Several Florida counties are under a state of emergency after heavy rainfall and flooding this week.

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Florida's DeSantis cuts $1B to bring state budget to $116.5B, slightly less than the current plan - apnews.com

Florida's DeSantis cuts $1B to bring state budget to $116.5B, slightly less than the current plan - apnews.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The state's next budget will be slightly less than the current year's after Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis vetoed about $1 billion to bring the spending plan down to $116.5 billion.

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Flooding in South Florida captured by Chopper 6 – NBC Miami

Flooding in South Florida captured by Chopper 6 – NBC Miami | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Chopper6 images over South Florida captured the impact of several inches of rain on neighborhood streets on Thursday morning.

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Climate change funding talks stuck ahead of COP29 summit - Reuters.com

Climate change funding talks stuck ahead of COP29 summit - Reuters.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

With just five months to go before this year's U.N. climate summit, countries cannot agree on the size of a global funding bill to help the developing world fight climate change - let alone how to split it.

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Calgary mayor emphasizes gravity of ongoing water crisis: ‘Our source of life’ | Globalnews.ca

Calgary mayor emphasizes gravity of ongoing water crisis: ‘Our source of life’ | Globalnews.ca | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

One week ago, a significant water main break occurred in northwest Calgary. The city's mayor says conservation efforts must continue until the water supply returns to normal.

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Climate change has made toxic algal blooms in Lake Erie more intense, scientists show - PHYS.org

Climate change has made toxic algal blooms in Lake Erie more intense, scientists show - PHYS.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Climate change is causing a series of maladies by warming land and sea. A study published online in Limnology and Oceanography Letters demonstrates that one consequence of climate change that has already occurred is the spread and intensification of toxic algae blooms in Lake Erie.

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California goes after Big Oil for lack of action over climate change - 0ffshore Technology

California goes after Big Oil for lack of action over climate change - 0ffshore Technology | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

In response, the API said that the California lawsuit was without merit and that Congress should be deciding climate policy.

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EU puts digital Earth in orbit for climate-change fight -  PHYS.org

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A software model of Earth, meant to simulate and monitor environmental hazards while finding ways to mitigate climate change, began its monitoring and predictive mission on Monday, the EU Commission said.

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India's heatwave longest ever, worse to come - Raw Story

India's heatwave longest ever, worse to come - Raw Story | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

India's heatwave is the longest ever to hit the country, the government's top weather expert said Monday as he warned people will face increasingly oppressive temperatures. Parts of northern India have been gripped by a heatwave since mid-May, with temperatures soaring over 45 degrees Celsius...

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Deadly heat: Record scorching temperatures kill the vulnerable and worsen inequality - Raw Story

Deadly heat: Record scorching temperatures kill the vulnerable and worsen inequality - Raw Story | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Deadly heat. As we enter the month of June, scorching temperatures are already gripping parts of Arizona, California, Nevada, as well as countries around the world. In Arizona, extreme heat sent 11 people to the hospital as thousands waited to enter a campaign rally with Donald Trump. In India...

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