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Amid heatwaves and floods, time is running out for rich nations to fulfil climate pledges and avert catastrophe

Amid heatwaves and floods, time is running out for rich nations to fulfil climate...

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The current pledges of financial and policy support are nowhere near enough to meet the goal of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees....
Climate Change: China has a new carbon-storage tool from decades of frenzied tree planting to avert hillside erosion and prevent floods

Climate Change: China has a new carbon-storage tool from decades of frenzied tree planting...

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As the world struggles to avert climate change, vegetation may help deliver the decarbonisation needed, and China arguably has a head start thanks...
Torrential rains in Brazil kill at least 10, including 8 children; others missing

Torrential rains in Brazil kill at least 10, including 8 children; others missing

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Torrential rains triggered flash floods and landslides across Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro state, killing at least 10 people including eight children, and leaving...
Panic buying in Canada’s flood-hit British Columbia empties grocery store shelves

Panic buying in Canada’s flood-hit British Columbia empties grocery store shelves

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Shoppers in Canada’s flood-hit province of British Columbia have emptied grocery shelves following catastrophic flooding, although the shortages are as much down to...
Foreign journalists in China report state backing for rising intimidation during Henan floods

Foreign journalists in China report state backing for rising intimidation during Henan floods

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The hostility towards foreign journalists in China while reporting on the recent floods in Henan is the result of years of rising nationalist...