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  1. UN Secretary General Calls It 'Suicidal' If Climate Change Conference FailsRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | The Daily Caller

    United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres returned Wednesday to the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Poland as disorder reportedly continues to define the divisions between First and Third World nations. Guterres echoed the summit's official line that disaster looms if the conference does not agree on the means to achieve the U.N.-mandated cuts to fossil fuel emissions, according to Politico .

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  2. The Latest: Diplomat: Consensus near on global warming rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | Greenwich Citizen

    A tramway at a stop near the "Spodek" arena, part of the venue where U.N. climate talks are help on ways of combating global warming in Katowice, Poland, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. A tramway at a stop near the "Spodek" arena, part of the venue where U.N. climate talks are help on ways of combating global warming in Katowice, Poland, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018.

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  3. Paris accord rulebook takes shape at UN climate talksRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Houston Chronicle

    A tramway at a stop near the "Spodek" arena, part of the venue where U.N. climate talks are help on ways of combating global warming in Katowice, Poland, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. A tramway at a stop near the "Spodek" arena, part of the venue where U.N. climate talks are help on ways of combating global warming in Katowice, Poland, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018.

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  4. Climate Conference Notebook: draft deal expected on ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Climate change talks billed as the most important U.N. conference since the 2015 Paris global warming deal are in their last week in Katowice, capital of Poland's coal mining district. A woman walks down the stairs inside the venue of the COP24 U.N. Climate Change Conference 2018 in Katowice, Poland December 4, 2018.

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  5. Maldives tells U.N. climate talks: 'We are not prepared to die'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    ... do everything in our power to keep our heads above water," Mohamed Nasheed told delegates at the talks in Katowice, Poland. "Climate change is a national security issue for us. It is an existential threat," he said, adding that a rise in global ...

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  6. Book of Demons exits Early Access on Steam - Time to face the ArchdemonRead the original story

    1 hr ago | MacMegasite

    ... and Mac OSX gamers on December 13, 2018 at 8am PST. Thing Trunk is a small game development studio based in Warsaw, Poland. The core team is comprised of seven dedicated developers. The 3 founders Filip Starzyski, Konstanty Kalicki, and Maciej ...

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  7. The Latest: Diplomat: Swedish teenager urges climate actionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    A Swedish teenager who has inspired youth around the world to campaign for the environment, urged action to ramp up pressure on delegates at the U.N. climate talks. Greta Thunberg, a 15-year-old student, says negotiators from almost 200 nations in Katowice, Poland, have not yet shown enough commitment to finding a way to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius during this century.

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  8. German court suspends trial of ex-Nazi death camp guard over health woesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Times of Israel

    ... Rehbogen is accused of complicity in mass murder at the Stutthof camp near what was then Danzig, now Gdansk, in Poland. Fourteen hearing days had been set for Rehbogen's trial but on Thursday a medical expert found it unlikely the defendant would ...

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  9. The Marshall Islands are among the many island nations at risk from climate change. Photo: AlamyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Representatives from nearly 200 nations are locked in negotiations over how to make good on promises made in the landmark 2015 Paris agreement Dozens of nations threatened with catastrophe from unchecked climate change warned on Thursday that they "face extinction" without immediate action to rein in mankind's emissions, as UN climate talks limped towards their conclusion. Representatives from nearly 200 nations are locked in negotiations in Poland over how to make good on the promises they made in the landmark 2015 Paris agreement aimed at limiting global temperature rises.

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  10. German Nazi guard trial collapses over defendant's healthRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    The trial of a former Nazi concentration camp guard collapsed Thursday due to questions about the 94-year-old defendant's health. Johann Rehbogen, a former SS guard at the Stutthof concentration camp, has been hospitalized for heart and kidney issues, causing several recent hearings at the Muenster state court to be canceled.

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  11. Poll: More Americans view climate change as a imminenta threatRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KUQL-FM Mitchell

    A growing percentage of Americans see climate change as an "imminent" threat driven mainly by human activity, and more than two-thirds want Washington to work with other nations to combat it, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Thursday. The public concern over global warming in the United States clashes with President Donald Trump's policies aimed at maximizing fossil fuels production and dismantling climate protections he views as too onerous and costly for industry.

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  12. More Americans view climate change as 'imminent' threat: Reuters/Ipsos PollRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Reuters

    A growing percentage of Americans see climate change as an "imminent" threat driven mainly by human activity, and more than two-thirds want Washington to work with other nations to combat it, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Vapor is released into the sky at a refinery in Wilmington, California March 24, 2012.

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  13. COP24: Vanuatu in 'constant state of emergency' on climateRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | EUobserver

    Vanuatu, an island in the Pacific Ocean, has a population of around 270,000 - slightly fewer than that of the Polish city of Katowice, where COP24 is being held It is "disappointing" that Poland is using its presidency of the annual UN climate summit to promote the use of coal , said Ralph Regenvanu, foreign minister of the Pacific island Vanuatu.

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  14. John Kerry: If We Fail on Climate, It Won't Be Just Trump's FaultRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The New York Times

    This week is the third anniversary of the Paris climate agreement. The Trump administration marked it by working with Russia and Gulf oil nations to sideline science and undermine the accord at climate talks underway in Katowice, Poland.

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  15. COP24: Coal-dependent Poland refrains from adopting clean energyRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    The 13-day 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change , or COP24, is nearing closure in Katowice, Poland . And towards the end of it, the energy scenario in the host nation is in focus.

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  16. Fifteen entities commit to make operations climate neutralRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Katowice (Poland), Dec 12 : Fifteen international organisations on Wednesday jointly announced a commitment to make their operations climate neutral at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 24) in this Polish city. They will measure their ...

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  17. Join the Talanoa Call for ActionRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Scoop

    ... in 2015. The calls to action were delivered by youth champions Timoci Naulusala from Fiji and Hanna Wojdowska from Poland. The closing session concluded 21 ministerial roundtables - convened on the previous day at COP24, which runs to the end of the ...

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  18. Earth Today | Gender and climate change: Subject of new documentary from regional NGORead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    IN CELEBRATION of 'Gender Day' at the international climate talks in Poland, regional communication non-governmental organisation Panos Caribbean on Tuesday released a documentary highlighting the gender dimensions of climate change and the role of women in resilience-building. Directed and produced by Jamaican Esther Figueroa, the documentary features four leading Caribbean professionals and activists, who share their views and experiences.

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  19. Polish chairman says UN climate talks call for higher effortRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A climate activist walks by shelves filled with specially grown pro-climate plants at a Greenpeace area, during U.N. climate talks on ways of combating global warming, in Katowice, Poland, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. less A climate activist walks by shelves filled with specially grown pro-climate plants at a Greenpeace area, during U.N. climate talks on ways of combating global warming, in Katowice, Poland, Wednesday, Dec. 12, ... more A climate activist walks by shelves filled with specially grown pro-climate plants at a Greenpeace area, during U.N. climate talks on ways of combating global warming, in Katowice, Poland, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018.

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  20. UN chief calls for compromise, sacrifice at climate talksRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    The United Nations secretary-general called on countries to make compromises in tackling global warming amid concern that the U.N. conference on the issue could end without a substantial agreement. In his second dramatic appeal at the talks in Poland in the space of 10 days, Antonio Guterres told ministers and senior diplomats from almost 200 countries they should consider the fate of future generations.

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