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Greta Thunberg Once Again Targets World Leaders For Ignoring Climate Emergency

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Accusing world leaders of ignoring the climate emergency and “sweeping their mess under the rug”, Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg …

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Five Takeaways From The UN’s Proposals To Protect Biodiversity

A campaigner informs a pedestrian about extinction level threats [image by: kthtrnr/Flickr]

Dubbed by some the “other COP”, UN negotiations over revised biodiversity targets and a new international framework for nature restoration …

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Swedish Lawmakers Nominate Greta Thunberg For Nobel Peace Prize

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Two Swedish lawmakers have nominated climate activist Greta Thunberg, 17, for the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize. Left Party leaders Jens …

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No Money For Climate Loss And Damage

Homes destroyed in Satkhira, Bangladesh, by Cyclone Bulbul [image courtesy: Jago Nari]

Climate change is impacting agriculture, forests, mountains and oceans, and is making droughts, floods and storms more frequent and more …

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Time Magazine’s 2019 Person Of The Year – Greta Thunberg

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Time magazine’s 2019 Person of the Year is – Greta Thunberg, the Swedish teenager who became the voice of conscience …

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No Appetite To Pay To Stop Global Warming

Secretary General Antonio Guterres and Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa taking questions on the first day of the conference [image by: UNclimatechange / Flickr]

The annual summit of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) starts just a few weeks before the 2015 …

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Trapped Between Melting Glaciers And A Rising Sea: UN

Rapid sea level rise and accelerated melting of glaciers due to global warming will increasingly disrupt lives of more than …

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi Concludes A Hugely Successful US Tour, Thanks US President Donald Trump And American People

Prime Minister Narendra Modi concluded his US visit, thanking the American people for “exceptional welcome, warmth and hospitality” and saying …

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As Glaciers Disappear, Can We Be Far Behind?

Due to climate change, mountain glaciers worldwide lost mass at an average rate of 220 gigatons (Gt) per year between …

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Climate Change Resilience Needs Investment Now

COP 14 commemorates the 25th year after UNCCD was founded, but many problems remain similar [image: UNCCD]

In coastal Odisha, flash floods often devastate the paddy crop, leading to severe distress among farmers, who have to suffer …

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