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Climate Change Solutions Can’t Wait for US Leadership

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From tourism-dependent nations like Barbados to those rich with natural resources like Guyana, climate change poses one of the biggest challenges for the countries of the Caribbean.

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Microbial colonizers of Arctic soils are sensitive to future climate change

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A team of researchers from the University of Bristol have recently shown that ecosystems created by melting glaciers in the Arctic are sensitive to climate change and human activity.

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‘Worldwide momentum’ on climate change despite Trump: U.N. official

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Governments have created “worldwide momentum” to slow climate change despite threats by U.S. President Donald Trump to pull out of the 2015 Paris Agreement to slash greenhouse gas emissions, the U.N.’s climate chief said on Friday. “The Paris Agreement remains a remarkable achievement, universally supported by all countries when it ...

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China calls US ‘selfish’ after Trump seeks to bring back coal

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Chinese state media has lambasted Donald Trump’s efforts to roll back many Obama-era environmental regulations, with a state-run tabloid saying that: “No matter how hard Beijing tries, it won’t be able to take on all the responsibilities that Washington refuses to take.”

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Last Year’s Weird Weather Proves Man-Made Climate Change Is Real

Turkana Tribe's Way Of Life Is Threatened By The Effects Of Climate Change

Even as US President Donald Trump dismantles environmentally-friendly measures implemented by the Obama administration, scientists are insisting that there is “no room for doubt” that fossil fuel emissions are causing global warming and must be curbed.

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Pakistan passes climate change act, reviving hopes – and scepticism

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Pakistan’s parliament has passed a climate change bill that officials promise “will fast-track measures needed to implement actions on the ground” in a country that has so far lagged on climate action. The new law establishes a policy-making Climate Change Council, along with a Climate Change Authority to prepare and ...

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Climate Change May Be Intensifying China’s Smog Crisis

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Chinese leaders, grappling with some of the world’s worst air pollution, have long assumed the answer to their woes was gradually reducing the level of smog-forming chemicals emitted from power plants, steel factories and cars.

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Sea Ice Levels Lowest On Record As Earth Experiences Second Hottest February Ever

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Last month saw the extent of sea ice in the Arctic and Antarctic slip to a record low, scientists from the US National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have reported.

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Record-breaking climate change pushes world into ‘uncharted territory’

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The record-breaking heat that made 2016 the hottest year ever recorded has continued into 2017, pushing the world into “truly uncharted territory”, according to the World Meteorological Organisation.

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Teen Service Award Winners Fight Illiteracy and Climate Change

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A new awards program honors teens who are making a difference in their world.

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