Resource extraction responsible for half world's carbon emissions

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Increasing material weight of the world’s economies is putting dangerous stress on the climate and natural life-support systems, according to the UN
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Increasing material weight of the world’s economies is putting dangerous stress on the climate and natural life-support systems, according to the UN

Extraction also causes 80 per cent of biodiversity loss, according to comprehensive UN study

Extractive industries are responsible for half of the world's carbon emissions and more than 80 per cent of biodiversity loss, according to the most comprehensive environmental tally undertaken of mining...

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