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Monday, March 6th, 2017      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - Arctic sea ice may vanish in summers this century even if governments achieve a core target for limiting global warming set by almost 200 nations in 2015, scientists said on Monday.
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2017-03-06 11:16:54
Tuesday, February 28th, 2017      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - The Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean became the first nation on Tuesday to ratify a 2016 accord to cut the use of powerful factory-made greenhouse gases, saying the survival of the nation was at risk from climate change.
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2017-02-28 00:20:53
Friday, February 24th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU environment ministers are bracing for a tough debate on Tuesday to find a compromise on reforms to the carbon market, EU sources said, with nations split over how to balance climate ambitions with protection for energy-intensive industry.
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2017-02-24 09:12:22
Monday, February 13th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Labor has denied it wanted a preference deal with One Nation after Pauline Hanson tells parliament the Queensland state Labor secretary approached the party. Follow it live...
6.55am GMT Thanks to the brains trust including Gareth Hutchens, Katharine Murphy, Paul Karp and Mike Bowers. Tomorrow is another day so join us for #politicslive for all the news from the party rooms
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2017-02-13 01:04:51
Sunday, February 12th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Tanya Plibersek criticises Arthur Sinodinos’s description of Pauline Hanson’s party as ‘more sophisticated’ and asks if she is influencing the Coalition’s foreign policy. Follow all the developments live
3.51am GMT Labor’s Jenny Macklin to Turnbull: I referred to the government’s announcement today that it will use $3bn it wants to cut from families, pensioners and new mums to fund the National Disability Insurance Scheme
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2017-02-12 21:51:54
Friday, January 20th, 2017      Leave a Comment
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California released new measures to fight climate change within minutes of Donald Trump being sworn in as U.S. president on Friday, signaling the state's commitment to be the nation's environmental steward under an administration that has questioned the reality of global warming
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2017-01-20 20:06:00
Tuesday, January 17th, 2017      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has made a $500 million grant to the Green Climate Fund, meant to help developing nations combat climate change, the State Department said on Tuesday.
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2017-01-17 13:34:32
Thursday, January 12th, 2017      Leave a Comment
(Reuters) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo this week proposed to develop up to 2,400 megawatts (MW) of offshore wind power by 2030 capable of powering 1.25 million homes as the state seeks to lead the nation in renewable energy production.
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2017-01-12 14:07:32
Monday, January 9th, 2017      Leave a Comment
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Reuters) - Work to avert the problems caused by climate change should not be a partisan issue, outgoing Secretary of State John Kerry told students at an elite U.S. engineering school on Monday, in one of his final speeches as the nation's top diplomat.
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2017-01-09 10:53:11
Thursday, January 5th, 2017      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - Last year was the hottest on record by a wide margin, with temperatures creeping close to a ceiling set by almost 200 nations for limiting global warming, the European Union's Copernicus Climate Change Service said on Thursday.
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2017-01-05 13:50:15
Thursday, December 15th, 2016      Leave a Comment
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's top environment watchdog delivered verbal warnings to Chalco, the nation's top aluminum producer, on Thursday for failing to deal with pollution appropriately, according to a report by China's state news agency Xinhua.
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2016-12-15 19:11:10
Wednesday, December 14th, 2016      Leave a Comment
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Some elite U.S. politicians' denial of the science backing up climate change is worrying, the United Nations environment chief said on Wednesday, adding that the fight against global warming would continue, even without the United States.
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2016-12-14 05:43:08
Friday, November 18th, 2016      Leave a Comment
MARRAKESH, Morocco (Reuters) - Nearly 200 nations agreed around midnight on Friday to work out the rules for a landmark 2015 global deal to tackle climate change within two years in a new sign of international support for a pact opposed by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump.
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2016-11-18 18:35:44
Thursday, November 17th, 2016      Leave a Comment
MARRAKESH, Morocco (Reuters) - Fears that U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will pull out of the 2015 Paris Agreement to limit global warming pushed almost 200 nations at climate talks in Morocco on Thursday to declare the deal an "urgent duty".
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2016-11-17 15:03:37
Thursday, November 17th, 2016      Leave a Comment
MARRAKESH, Morocco (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's threat of pulling the United States out of a global agreement to curb climate change could place the United States in a tiny club with just one other nation - Nicaragua.
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2016-11-17 12:57:58