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COP26: Coal compromise as leaders near climate deal

Fri, 11/12/2021 - 15:13
All countries must agree on the new deal as negotiators at COP26 enter the summit's final hours.
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What is COP26 and what is being agreed at Glasgow climate conference?

Fri, 11/12/2021 - 13:34
A crucial climate change summit is being held in the UK which could change our everyday lives.
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COP26: Fear of failure on final day, and just how green was summit?

Fri, 11/12/2021 - 10:00
Five things you need to know about COP26 - the United Nations climate change conference - on Friday.
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How green was the COP26 climate summit?

Fri, 11/12/2021 - 09:15
A report has suggested the carbon footprint of the Glasgow summit is more than double that of COP25.
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COP26: Fear of failure as climate summit enters final day

Fri, 11/12/2021 - 04:17
UN chief Antonio Guterres says the goal of limiting global warming to 1.5C looks unlikely.
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Seven ways to curb climate change

Fri, 11/12/2021 - 03:04
What are the practical things countries need to do in order to tackle climate change?
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Climate change: How could a 2050 weather forecast look?

Fri, 11/12/2021 - 01:38
The future climate could be determined by the level of emissions in the coming years.
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COP26: Cautious welcome for unexpected US-China climate agreement

Thu, 11/11/2021 - 12:28
The world's two biggest CO2 emitters pledge to boost climate co-operation in an unexpected declaration.
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COP26: US-China climate agreement and fossil fuel spending

Thu, 11/11/2021 - 11:11
Five things you need to know about COP26 - the United Nations climate change conference - on Thursday.
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Climate change: Iran says lift sanctions and we'll ratify Paris agreement

Thu, 11/11/2021 - 05:13
The world's eighth largest emitter says it will ratify the Paris climate pact if restrictions are lifted.
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Coastal saltmarsh 'engineered' to fight climate change

Thu, 11/11/2021 - 04:59
Re-flooding coastal wetlands could provide an opportunity to 'use sea level' rise to fight climate change
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The man turning cities into giant sponges to embrace floods

Thu, 11/11/2021 - 03:53
Yu Kongjian's sponge city, based on ancient Chinese wisdom, seeks to change how we deal with floods.
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COP26: How much is spent supporting fossil fuels and green energy?

Thu, 11/11/2021 - 03:38
Despite green energy investment promises, many governments still financially back the fossil fuel industry.
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COP26: Climate activists on what change means for them

Thu, 11/11/2021 - 03:34
Climate activists from the Philippines, the UK and Argentina take questions on climate change.
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COP26: Draft deal calls for stronger carbon cutting targets by end of 2022

Wed, 11/10/2021 - 19:04
The document says vulnerable nations must get more help to cope with the deadly impacts of global warming.
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Horse trading set to begin over agreement at COP26

Wed, 11/10/2021 - 15:30
The release of a draft text for the COP26 agreement signals the start of serious negotiations.
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Nasa's Moon return pushed back to 2025

Wed, 11/10/2021 - 11:55
The first Nasa mission to return to the surface of the Moon has been delayed by one year to 2025.
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Cape Town's Day Zero: 'We are axing trees to save water'

Wed, 11/10/2021 - 03:33
Cape Town, on South Africa's coast, was the first global city to come close to running out of water.
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Ocean's climate change 'buffer' role under threat

Tue, 11/09/2021 - 20:16
Rising ocean temperatures are having 'worrying' impacts on the deep ocean's ability to lock away our carbon emissions.
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How much nuclear power does the UK use and is it safe?

Tue, 11/09/2021 - 19:25
Nuclear power is being promoted as a source of 'clean' energy, but is it safe?
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