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Monthly Record Heat Streak Ends

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You wouldn’t know it by the unbearable heat you’re still experiencing, but the 16-month streak of record warmth has been broken.

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Climate change killing East Africa’s water resources, UN warns

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One of East Africa’s (EA) most important sources of water is drying up due to the impact of climate change on Mt Kilimanjaro, the United Nations Environment Programme (Unep) warned on Wednesday.

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Ice Detectives Scramble before Climate Change Destroys Evidence of Itself

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Scientists scrambling to understand current climate and pollution trends are peering centuries into the past, long before the dawn of the industrial age. Late this past summer researchers and engineers from France, Italy and Russia extracted three ice cores from France’s Col du Dôme Glacier in a race to preserve ...

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Stop waiting for a big breakthrough on climate change. This is what we’ll get instead.

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Global warming can sometimes feel like this big, hopelessly intractable problem that no one’s doing much about. But the first two weeks of October have seen a genuinely impressive barrage of climate action around the world.

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Climate change could drive 122m more people into extreme poverty by 2030

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Up to 122 million more people worldwide could be living in extreme poverty by 2030 as a result of climate change and its impacts on small-scale farmers’ incomes, a major UN report warned on Monday.

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How climate change triggers earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanoes

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Devastating hurricane? More than 1,000 lives lost? It must be climate change! Almost inevitably, Hurricane Matthew’s recent rampage across the Caribbean and south-eastern US has been fingered by some as a backlash of global warming driven by humanity’s polluting activities, but does this really stack up?

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Pope: to fight hunger combat climate change

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The annual World Food Day is being observed this Sunday October 16th and has as its theme “the climate is changing.” In a message issued Friday to mark the occasion, Pope Francis said everyone has a responsibility to protect the planet for future generations.

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Leonardo DiCaprio Urged to Step Down From UN Climate Change Role

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A rainforest charity calls on the star to either denounce his connection to individuals involved in a Malaysian corruption scandal and return laundered money he allegedly received or give up his role.

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Clinton Recruits Gore To Discuss Climate Change

Former VP Al Gore Campaigns With Hillary Clinton In Miami

Hillary Clinton is bringing in Al Gore as her closer on climate change as she struggles to appeal to young voters who consider the issue a priority.

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UK must not abandon climate change fight after Brexit, Government experts say

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The Government must not abandon the fight against global warming after Brexit – despite calls to do so from the climate-sceptic wing of the Conservative party – its official advisers have said in a report.

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