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Global warming discussion biased toward ‘political egoism’ of China, US – expert
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London, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Copenhagen and Antwerp might sink by the middle of the century. The recent climate change study quoting vice-president of the International Expert Group on Climate Change Jean-Pascal van Ypersele, says the recent floods in the UK are just a first sign of dramatic changes threatening the world. Heavy floods, droughts, hurricanes, tsunamis – […]

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Slovenia paralyzed by thick ice, more snow forecast| Reuters
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POSTOJNA, Slovenia (Reuters) – Snow and ice has paralyzed Slovenia, bringing down trees and electricity pylons, cutting power from 50,000 homes and causing millions of euros of damage.Three days of blizzards

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Arctic city hopes to cash in as melting ice opens new sea route to China
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Thaw in temperatures brought by climate change could bring benefits for Siberian city of Nadym as global trade patterns shift

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Air pollution in Asia intensifies cyclones
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Surging air pollution from China and other fast-growing Asian economies has intensified winter cyclones in the Northwest Pacific, scientists announced recently. Winter cyclones in latitudes that include …

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World’s Biggest Green Drinks kickstarts climate action
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Australia – BALLARAT’S environmental groups have bonded together in a year-long fight against global warming after Australia recorded the hotest period since records began in 1910

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Drug trafficking is speeding deforestation in Central America | Matt McGrath BBC
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A new report says that drug smuggling in Central America is rapidly increasing rates of deforestation.Remote forests in Honduras and Guatemala are being cut down to facilitate landing strips for the transportation of narcotics.

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Pollution? Climate change? Blame China!
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As the largest emitter of CO2, China has a lot to answer for. But how much is really the fault of the Chinese? According to 2012 data from the World Bank, China’s per capita CO2 emissions are just under a third of those of the US.

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Natural Gas Seen as Antidote to Warming | Business
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As a major exporter of fossil fuels, Russia may seem an unlikely candidate for global environmental champion, but macro-economic experts believe the country can play a vital role in reducing carbon emissions and the impact of climate change.

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