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Slash emissions now or miss 1.5°C goal, UN warns
Slash emissions now or miss 1.5°C goal, UN warns
The world will miss its chance to avert climate disaster without an immediate and all-but-impossible fall in fossil fuel emissions, the United...
Pollution kills nine million a year
Pollution kills nine million a year
A staggering nine million people are killed a year by pollution, making it the single biggest killer in the world, according to a new report by the...
New study reveals global plans to curb single-use plastic pollution
New study reveals global plans to curb single-use plastic pollution
Countries around the world are making an effort to combat plastic pollution, according to a new study released by UN Environment on Tuesday.
Warning on warming
Warning on warming
Unchecked global warming could bring a temperature rise of 4ºC within many people's lifetimes, according to a new report for the British...
Urgent need for global green new deal, says UN
Urgent need for global green new deal, says UN
The United Nations called on Monday on rich nations to forge a "Global Green New Deal" that puts the environment, climate change and poverty...
Tea, sugar to help boost Africa's energy
Tea, sugar to help boost Africa's energy
Mozambique is among Southern and East African countries that will benefit from new, $100-million energy projects.
Bali's road map for the planet's survival
Bali's road map for the planet's survival
World leaders will converge on the tropical island of Bali this week for the start of negotiations that experts say could be the last chance to...
UN on climate: It's now or never to save the planet
UN on climate: It's now or never to save the planet
Humanity is changing Earth's climate so fast and devouring resources so voraciously that it is poised to bequeath a ravaged planet to future...

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