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Obama readies climate change push at UN summit

President Barack Obama will seek to galvanize international support in the fight against climate change on Tuesday when he addresses the United Nations, with time running out on his hopes of leaving a lasting environmental ...

dateSep 22, 2014 in Environment
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World greenhouse emissions threaten warming goal

Emissions of greenhouse gases are rising so fast that within one generation the world will have used up its margin of safety for limiting global warming to 2°C (3.6°F), an international team of scientists warned Sunday.

dateSep 21, 2014 in Environment
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Tens of thousands join London climate march

Tens of thousands of people in London joined a global day of protest Sunday to demand action on climate change, among them British actress Emma Thompson who said the challenge to save the planet was like tackling a Martian ...

dateSep 21, 2014 in Environment
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UN summit to test commitment to climate fund

A global fund created to spearhead climate change financing faces a key test at a UN summit this week when it looks to the leaders of the industrialised world to stump up billions of dollars to fill its underflowing coffers.

dateSep 21, 2014 in Environment
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