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    Activists hold event to mark vanishing Swiss glacier

    Reuters . Mels, Switzerland | Updated at 01:52am on September 23, 2019

    Hundreds of climate activists paid their respects to a Swiss glacier on Sunday that is due to disappear over the next decade, the victim of...

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    UN chief wants ‘good news’ in upcoming climate summit

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 04:36pm on September 21, 2019

    Next week dozens of countries will gather in New York for an emergency United Nations summit to help curb the rim prospect of rising greenhouse...

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    Greens for shutting coal-based power plants

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:36am on September 21, 2019

    Green campaigners in Bangladesh at a programme as part of the Global Climate Week called for phasing out coal based thermal power plants from across...

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    Students demand change in global climate strike

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 12:26am on September 21, 2019

    Children across Asia and the Pacific kicked off what are set to be the largest global climate protests in history Friday, demanding adults act now...

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    Effective plans needed to contain air pollution

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 21, 2019

    WHEN an alarmingly poor air quality has for long caused concern and negatively impacted public health, Dhaka’s coming to be the second worst city in...

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    Conflicts, climate crisis big emerging threats to children: UNICEF

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 04:17pm on September 18, 2019

    The UNICEF on Wednesday said worsening climate crisis, protracted conflicts, a rising level of mental illness among young people, and online misinformation are some of...

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    Earth warming more quickly than thought: scientists

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 08:30pm on September 17, 2019

    Greenhouse gases thrust into the atmosphere mainly by burning fossil fuels are warming Earth’s surface more quickly than previously understood, according to new climate models...

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    Half-hearted commitment exposed in river grabber list

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 17, 2019

    ECOLOGICAL integrity of the nation and livelihood of larger population are dependent on the rivers of Bangladesh. The slow deaths of many rivers have already...

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    Climate protesters tell carmakers ‘the party is over’

    Reuters . Frankfurt | Updated at 12:08am on September 16, 2019

    Thousands of protesters marched in front of Frankfurt’s IAA car show on Saturday to demand a swift end to combustion engines and a shift to...

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    Climate activist Greta Thunberg protests at White House

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on September 15, 2019

    Teen climate champion Greta Thunberg brought her global environmental message to the heart of the US government on Friday, telling her legion of supporters outside...

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