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    40pc chance Earth to be hotter than Paris goal soon

    Associated Press/ UNB . New York | Updated at 12:46pm on May 28, 2021

    There’s a 40 per cent chance that the world will get so hot in the next five years that it will temporarily push past the...

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    John Kerry calls Momen, discusses climate change

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 02:53pm on January 27, 2021

    US special presidential envoy for climate John Kerry has made a telephone call to foreign minister AK Abdul Momen to discuss global issue of climate...

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    Biden signs raft of orders, including to rejoin Paris climate accord

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:11am on January 21, 2021

    US president Joe Biden signed a series of executive orders to launch his administration on Wednesday, including a decision to rejoin the Paris climate accord...

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    Nations failing to fund climate adaptation: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:19am on January 18, 2021

    The world is falling short of promises made under the Paris climate deal to help the most vulnerable nations deal with the increasingly devastating impacts...

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    2020 weather disasters boosted by climate change: report

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:14am on December 28, 2020

    The 10 costliest weather disasters worldwide this year saw insured damages worth $150 billion, topping the figure for 2019 and reflecting a long-term impact of...

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    World urged to move on ‘climate emergency’ after pandemic

    Agence France-Presse .London | Updated at 10:17am on December 13, 2020

    The United Nations on Saturday urged leaders to declare a global climate emergency and shape greener growth after the coronavirus pandemic, as nations took gloomy...

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    World set for 3°C warming despite pandemic: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:20pm on December 09, 2020

    Earth remains on course to warm more than 3 degrees Celsius by the century’s end despite a dip in greenhouse gas emissions due to the...

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    Carbon capture a tool in climate fight, but at what cost?

    Agence France-Presse. Paris | Updated at 11:31am on December 09, 2020

    Technology for capturing carbon from industrial emissions and storing it may still be in its early stages, but proponents believe it can become a major...

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    Fossil fuels still reign, but renewables make inroads

    Agence France-Presse. Paris | Updated at 10:55am on December 09, 2020

    Five years after the signing of the Paris Climate Accord fossil fuels still dominate the energy landscape but it is renewables that are enjoying the...

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    Kerry vows to seek greater climate goals

    Agence France-Presse. Wilmington | Updated at 10:58am on November 25, 2020

    Incoming US climate envoy John Kerry called Tuesday for a UN conference in Glasgow next year to raise global ambitions on environmental protection, warning that...