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  1. Fighting climate change in the shadow of Mount EverestRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | The Raw Story

    ... 12 percent to its GDP in the last fiscal year. In this case, over 80 percent of the money came from the Global Environment Facility, an international fund that provides green financing to developing countries. The rest was covered by UNDP. With a ...

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  2. Deforestation in Brazil's Cerrado savanna falls to record lowRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | Reuters

    Deforestation in Brazil's tropical Cerrado savanna, which makes up a quarter of the country, fell 11 percent to a record low in 2018 compared with a year earlier, the Ministry of Environment said in a statement on Tuesday. Deforestation in the South American country's savanna biome totaled 6,657 square kilometers , an area larger than the U.S. state of Connecticut.

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  3. The Latest: Germany reluctant to host 2019 climate talksRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Connecticut Post

    ... to host the 2019 U.N. climate talks after Brazil's incoming right-wing government canceled its offer. Deputy environment minister Jochen Flasbarth told reporters on the sidelines of this year's meeting in Poland that Berlin has signaled to the ...

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  4. Reliance on coal makes Czechs Europe's fifth biggest CO2 pollutersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Radio Prague

    ... Czech Republic has pledged to lower greenhouse emissions by 40 percent by 2030 and according to the minister of environment, Richard Brabec, the country is on its way to fulfilling these commitments. Nevertheless, the Czech Republic continues to be ...

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  5. Young Czech scientist reveals impact of climate change on shorebirdsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Radio Prague

    ... shorebirds for many years and I have three reasons for that. First of all, they can be nearly everywhere, in any environment from deserts to high mountains and from rain forests to the Arctic. "They have really diverse mating strategies. They can ...

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  6. "Rogue Nations" of Saudi, US and Russia Angrily Derail Climate Summit ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Juan Cole

    ... climate change is already happening and is even worse than we feared," said Hussain Rasheed Hassan, Maldive's environment minister and head of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS). "Coral reefs will continue to bleach, forest fires will ...

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  7. Big business' immigration stance reeks of selfishnessRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Age

    ... young people for more than 40 years, I know that a non-judgmental discussion of risky behaviour in a safe environment is the most effective way to change behaviour. The Premier says she doesn't think pill testing will save lives (" Premier ...

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  8. 'Pest-controlling' bats could help save rainforestsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Science Daily

    ... pressure and that encourages deforestation." The study, published in the journal Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment , used state-of-the-art ultrasonic recorders and molecular analysis to investigate the feeding activity of insectivorous bats in ...

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  9. Clean water rules could be sulliedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Santa Fe New Mexican

    ... however, the proposed rule change "upends the core mission of the EPA, which is to protect human health and the environment," said Bart Johnsen-Harris, who works on water policy at the Environment America, an advocacy group. While the Obama rule ...

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  10. Carbon conscious: how one man is shrinking his footprintRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Washington Times

    ... too many in the forest. Gratzel says he's noticed others around him asking what they can do to protect the environment, though nobody is prepared to go as far as he did. It's not realistic to expect people like Gratzel to go all the way down to 2 ...

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  11. Rome waste treatment plant fire causes massive cloudRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    ... member Pinuccia Montanari urged residents "not to open their windows" as a precaution. Mayor Viriginia Raggi and Environment Minister Sergio Costa both visited the site, as well as prosecutors and police investigators who are trying to ascertain the ...

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  12. Gangetic Dolphin: On the verge of extinctionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Merinews

    ... down to 1200 to 1800. Gangetic dolphins are considered to be combative aquatic creatures, because in the adverse environment too, it has the potential to live. Having accommodating nature, the decrease in its numbers is definitely a matter of ...

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  13. The Latest: Brazil says it will meet 2020 climate targetsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... before 2020. Some rich countries, such as Germany, have indicated they will miss their emissions goals. Brazil's environment minister, Edson Duarte, said the cuts showed "even developing countries facing economic and social challenges can still ...

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  14. Melting glaciers from climate change pose a huge threat to NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... 12 percent to its GDP in the last fiscal year. In this case, over 80 per cent of the money came from the Global Environment Facility, an international fund that provides green financing to developing countries. The rest was covered by UNDP. With a ...

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  15. Negri Sembilan to get RM900mil solar energy plantRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Star Online

    ... "My administration welcomes investments that are balanced, meaning that they do not pose any risk to the environment and are sensitive to the local community. "In our quest to progress, we should always safeguard the environment to ensure this ...

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  16. Protesters disrupt US fossil fuel event at UN climate talksRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Marshall Independent

    ... fund that manages $85 billion in assets, said even highly efficient coal plants are highly damaging to the environment and carbon capture technology - touted by some as a way to pull emissions out of the air again - isn't economical. "Investors are ...

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  17. How to build resilient cities without wrecking the environmentRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Asian Correspondent

    While the ocean is the focus, urbanisation is the main reason for the rising temperatures and water pollution. Yet it receives little attention in this discussion.

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  18. Saudi, US snub of climate report unsettles UN talksRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Manila Bulletin

    ... climate change is already happening and is even worse than we feared," said Hussain Rasheed Hassan, Maldive's environment minister and head of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS). "Coral reefs will continue to bleach, forest fires will ...

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  19. We're 'far off course' for meeting climate change targetsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Independent.ie

    ... policy performance," it added. A spokesperson for the Department of Communications, Climate Action and the Environment said Minister Richard Bruton had already highlighted that Ireland was "far off course". "Since being appointed, he has secured ...

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  20. Did Donald Trump Acknowledge the Threat of Climate Change to His Irish Golf Course?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | New Urban Legends

    ... development," and thereby returning the decision to Clare County Council. On 10 May 2016, an Irish planning and environment consultancy firm called Cunnane Stratton Reynolds applied to Clare County Council, again seeking permission on behalf of ...

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