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Indonesia ratifies Paris climate accord

Indonesia, one of the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitters, Wednesday ratified a landmark climate rescue pact but environmentalists expressed scepticism about the government's plans to limit global warming.

dateOct 19, 2016 in Environment
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A little impurity makes nanolasers shine

Scientists at ANU (The Australian National University) have improved the performance of tiny lasers by adding impurities, in a discovery which will be central to the development of low-cost biomedical sensors, quantum computing, ...

dateJul 05, 2016 in Nanophysics
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Historic climate pact enters into force

A hard-fought pact to stave off worst-case-scenario global warming enters into force Friday after record-fast ratification by nations reassembling next week for a fresh round of UN climate talks.

dateNov 04, 2016 in Environment
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How will the next president address climate change?

Searing summers, rising seas, devastating storms and deadly floods. These are just some of the current and anticipated impacts of climate change. The recent "Paris Agreement," signed by 191 governments under a United Nations ...

dateOct 03, 2016 in Environment
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