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    Climate change inperils earth

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 17, 2019

    CARBON dioxide, a natural constituent of the atmosphere, has so long been playing a useful role in plant and animal life on the earth. The...

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    Indian cities urged to develop heat action plans

    Reuters . Bangkok | Updated at 02:00am on June 15, 2019

    More Indian cities need to implement heat action plans that include text-message alerts and cooling stations, to minimise deaths and illnesses related to rising temperatures,...

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    Climate change on track to reduce ocean wildlife by 17pc

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:15am on June 14, 2019

    Climate change is set to empty the ocean of nearly a fifth of all living creatures, measured by mass, by the end of the century,...

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    South Africa launches carbon tax to cut pollution

    Agence France-Presse . Johannesburg | Updated at 01:11pm on May 28, 2019

    South African president Cyril Ramaphosa has signed into law a carbon...

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    Germany’s far-right AfD warms to climate change denial

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 01:47pm on May 20, 2019

    They deny global warming, oppose wind farms, defended diesel engines and coal mines, and mocked teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg as...

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    415.26 parts per million: CO2 levels hit historic high

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:19pm on May 14, 2019

    Scientists in the United States have detected the highest levels of planet-warming carbon dioxide in Earth’s atmosphere since records began, sounding new alarm over the...

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    UN kicks off major climate change effort

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations, United States | Updated at 12:48pm on May 12, 2019

    UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres calls it the defining issue of our time: climate change is moving to the centre stage at the United Nations, three...

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    UN: Plastic waste pact approved with US among few holdouts

    AP/UNB. Geneva | Updated at 01:06pm on May 11, 2019

    Almost every country in the world has agreed on a legally binding framework for reducing polluting plastic waste, with the United States a notable exception,...

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    A million species at risk of extinction, scientists warn

    Reuters . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on May 07, 2019

    Relentless pursuit of economic growth, twinned with the impact of climate change, has put an ‘unprecedented’ one million species at risk of extinction, scientists said...

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    Arrests at London climate-change protests top 1,000

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on April 23, 2019

    The number of environmental campaigners arrested during eight days of direct action in London topped 1,000 on Monday, police said, adding that Waterloo Bridge, one...

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