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Alister Doyle

Alister Doyle

    South Africa compares world climate plan to 'apartheid'
    South Africa compares world climate plan to 'apartheid'
    Nozipho Joyce Mxakato-Diseko, SA's delegate to a summit drawing up a global climate pact, says the proposed plan ignores the needs of poor countries.
    UN: A solution to tackling global greenhouse gases
    UN: A solution to tackling global greenhouse gases
    The UN pushes for a deal that sets out a compromise between emerging and developed nations but some environmental groups lament its weakness.
    Nations at odds over sharing burden of world emissions
    Nations at odds over sharing burden of world emissions
    The UN climate talks in Lima, Peru, head for weakened deals in Lima on limiting global warming as meetings continue for an extra day.
    Yousafzai, Satyarthi win Nobel Peace prize
    Yousafzai, Satyarthi win Nobel Peace prize
    Indian national Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai have won the 2014 Nobel Peace prize for advocating children's rights.
    Climate change pause exposes gaps in scientists' theories
    Climate change pause exposes gaps in scientists' theories
    Scientists are struggling to explain a slowdown in climate change that defies a rise in global greenhouse gas emissions.
    Climate clues could be buried in Antarctica's ancient ice
    Climate clues could be buried in Antarctica's ancient ice
    A big expansion of Antarctica's ice almost a million years ago may help scientists predict modern climate change, a study has shown.
    Terrorist attack suspected in Oslo bomb blast
    Terrorist attack suspected in Oslo bomb blast
    A huge explosion has wrecked government buildings in Oslo, including the office of Norway's prime minister. Several people were injured in the blast.
    'Green' job creation risks backfiring
    'Green' job creation risks backfiring
    Investments to create jobs in clean energies risk backfiring by curbing employment in other parts of the economy, a study has shown.
    Mass bird deaths rare, not apocalyptic
    Mass bird deaths rare, not apocalyptic
    Birds falling out of the sky in the US and Sweden are freak examples of the kind of mass animal deaths that have unusual but not apocalyptic causes.
    'A car crash of a summit is in no one's interest'
    'A car crash of a summit is in no one's interest'
    Almost 200 nations sought to break a deadlock between rich and poor on steps to fight global warming.
    World illegal logging down, still remains big problem
    World illegal logging down, still remains big problem
    Illegal logging has fallen by 22% worldwide in the past decade but remains a huge problem from Brazil to Indonesia, a study showed on Thursday.