Climate change

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    Nations agree global climate pact rules, but seen as weak

    Reuters . Katowice | Updated at 11:01am on December 16, 2018

    Nearly 200 countries overcame political divisions late on Saturday to agree on rules for implementing a landmark global climate deal, but critics say it is...

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    Not just a small-island problem

    Reuters . Katowice, Poland | Updated at 11:00pm on December 15, 2018

    Climate change is turbo-charging losses from wilder weather and rising seas in rich countries as well as poor - and leaders must figure out how...

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    Climate talks must be rescued from failure, warns UN chief

    Agence France-Presse . Katowice, Poland | Updated at 02:15am on December 13, 2018

    ‘Key political issues’ deadlocking UN climate talks ‘remain unresolved’, UN secretary general Antonio Guterres warned Wednesday after an unscheduled stop at the troubled negotiations in...

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    Climate policies put world on track for 3.3C warming

    Reuters . Katowice, Poland | Updated at 12:11am on December 12, 2018

    Average world temperatures are on course to far exceed the main goal set in the 2015 Paris Agreement on limiting global warming, a study showed...

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    End of the world versus end of the month

    Danica Jorden | Updated at 12:00am on December 07, 2018

    After the COP21 in Paris, Macron wanted to become the world leader on Climate Change. But what could seem accurate policy measures not always are...

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    CO2 emissions up 2.7pc, world 'off course' to curb warming: study

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:50am on December 06, 2018

    Global emissions of carbon dioxide mainly from fossil fuel burning will rise 2.7 per cent in 2018, scientists said Wednesday, signalling a world ‘completely off...

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    Bangladesh 7th most affected country by extreme weather: report

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:29am on December 06, 2018

    Bangladesh ranked as the seventh country most affected in the world due to ‘extreme weather events’ over the last 20 years in 1998-2017, said a...

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    Earth needs climate ‘reality check’, space pioneer warns

    Agence France-Presse . Katowice | Updated at 12:58am on December 05, 2018

    The world needs a ‘reality check’ on the threat posed by climate change, NASA astronaut Mae Jemison said Tuesday at a UN summit to chart...

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    World ‘way off course’, UN warns at crunch climate summit

    Agence-France-Presse . Poland | Updated at 12:19am on December 04, 2018

    The world is ‘way off course’ in its plan to prevent catastrophic climate change, the United Nations warned Monday as nations gathered in Poland to...

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    Trump says doesn't believe own government's climate warning

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:39am on November 27, 2018

    President Donald Trump said Monday he doesn't believe his own government's report last week warning of massive economic losses if carbon emissions continue to feed...