Climate change

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    Scientists search for food plant genes

    Agence France-Presse. Paris | Updated at 02:40pm on December 03, 2019

    Scientists have been on a global search for the wild relatives of food crops, hoping to bolster their defences against disease and climate change, a...

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    Why we strike again

    Greta Thunberg, Luisa Neubauer, Angela Valenzuela | Updated at 12:00am on December 03, 2019

    FOR more than a year, children and young people from around the world have been striking for the climate. We launched a movement that defied...

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    Rohingyas cause environmental havocs: PM 

    United News of Bangladesh . Madrid | Updated at 04:49pm on December 02, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said that Bangladesh already had the firsthand experience of the worst kind of environmental calamity with more than 1.1...

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    UN chief warns of climate chaos as COP25 kicks off

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 03:47pm on December 02, 2019

    Confronted with a climate crisis threatening civilisation itself, humanity must choose between hope and surrender, UN chief Antonio Guterres told the opening plenary of a...

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    Poor nations pay price as millions flee 'climate chaos': Oxfam

    Reuters. London | Updated at 03:17pm on December 02, 2019

    Fiercer weather and worsening wildfires drove more than 20 million people from their homes over the last decade - a problem set to worsen unless...

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    What cost the earth?

    Alfie Stirling and Mathew Lawrence | Updated at 12:00am on November 30, 2019

    THE climate crisis is fundamentally a crisis of politics. We can therefore address it democratically, and build a post-carbon society of justice and prosperity. But...

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    Developed nations put conditions for climate fund: TIB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:20am on November 29, 2019

    Transparency International Bangladesh on Thursday said developed countries were putting new conditions to release Green Climate Fund but remain indifferent to gather yearly $100 billion...

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    World’s top 20 players caused 505 tonnes of CO2 emissions

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on November 27, 2019

    Air travel by the top 20 footballers nominated for the 2019 Ballon d’Or was responsible for producing 505 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions this...

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    Slash emissions now or face climate disaster, UN warns

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:06pm on November 26, 2019

    The world will miss its chance to avert climate disaster without an immediate and all-but-impossible fall in fossil fuel emissions, the UN said Tuesday in...

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    Greta to guest-edit BBC radio news programme

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:19pm on November 23, 2019

    Teenage Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg will guest-edit BBC radio’s main daily current affairs programme in December, the broadcaster announced Saturday. The 16-year-old climate change...