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    UN flags need to cut meat to curb land use impact on global warming

    Reuters . London | Updated at 01:04am on August 09, 2019

    Global meat consumption must fall to curb global warming, reduce growing strains on land and water and improve food security, health and biodiversity, a United...

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    Europe braces for peak of record heatwave

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 03:31pm on June 27, 2019

    Europeans braced Thursday for the expected peak of a sweltering heatwave that has sent temperatures soaring above 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit), with schools in...

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    Pope backs carbon pricing to stem global warming

    Reuters . Vatican City | Updated at 01:50am on June 15, 2019

    Pope Francis said on Friday that carbon pricing is ‘essential’ to stem global warming - his clearest statement yet in support of penalising polluters -...

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    Bangladesh invaded by invasive alien pests, plant diseases

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:36am on April 09, 2019

    Steady rise in invasions by alien pests and outbreak of new plant diseases induced by global warming over the last two decades made the researchers...

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    Two-thirds of Himalayan glaciers could melt: Study

    Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu | Updated at 07:07pm on February 04, 2019

    Two-thirds of Himalayan glaciers, the world’s ‘Third Pole’, could melt by 2100 if global emissions are not reduced, scientists warned in a major new study...

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    Swiss cow feed causes fewer farts - and puts the squeeze on global warming

    Reuters . Switzerland | Updated at 12:05am on October 04, 2018

    Cows burp and fart more than they need to, says a Swiss firm that has developed a feed that cuts methane emissions from livestock -...

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    The Kerala deluge

    S Faizi | Updated at 12:05am on September 04, 2018

    TEN days of incessant downpour has turned Kerala into a theatre of destruction. Four hundred and eighty three deaths, thousands of homes inundated, over a...

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    Over a billion people struggle to stay cool as Earth warms

    Reuters | Updated at 12:03pm on July 16, 2018

    More than a billion people are at risk from a lack of air conditioning and refrigeration to keep them cool and to preserve food and...

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    Sydney, Melbourne may face 50-degree days

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 12:56am on October 05, 2017

    Sydney and Melbourne could regularly face 50 degree Celsius days within 25 years even if Australia meets its Paris global warming targets, a new study...

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    Houston, Bangladesh and global warming

    by Dean Baker | Updated at 12:05am on August 31, 2017

    WE ARE seeing many terrible pictures from Houston as a result of Hurricane Harvey. People with young children and pets are wading through high water...