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Millions of uncounted trees dotting Sahara, Sahel deserts found in satellite imagery
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Millions of uncounted trees dotting Sahara, Sahel deserts found in satellite imagery

Improved imagery over the years have powered counting of trees, particularly over vast stretches of land, best done by a computer.

NatWest Group Earth Heroes Awards, to announce its 2020 winners through an online ceremony
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NatWest Group Earth Heroes Awards, to announce its 2020 winners through an online ceremony

The ‘NatWest Group Earth Heroes’, by way of hundreds of committed individuals, leaders and institutions from all corners of the country, are the bulwark of this powerful network for positive intent and action.

Are consumers willing to pay more for climate-friendly products?
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Are consumers willing to pay more for climate-friendly products?

Simple economies of scale impact price - demand for such products remains low, the price is but more demand means more production and lower unit price costs.

Carbon neutrality: China's addiction to coal will erode its long-term climate goals
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Carbon neutrality: China's addiction to coal will erode its long-term climate goals

Between 2000 and 2018, China's annual carbon emissions nearly tripled, and it now accounts for nearly a third of the world's total greenhouse gases linked to global warming.

David Attenborough's new documentary warns humanity to save other species from mass extinction to protect themselves
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David Attenborough's new documentary warns humanity to save other species from mass extinction to protect themselves

At the start of the Extinction: The Facts documentary, Attenborough said, "We are facing a crisis and one that has consequences for us all."

ESA and NASA join forces in climate mission to measure thickness of Antarctic sea-ice
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ESA and NASA join forces in climate mission to measure thickness of Antarctic sea-ice

The two satellites being used for the project are expected to produce better results together owing to their different capabilities.

Rate of climate change in deep waters of the ocean could be to be seven times faster by 2050 even if we reduce emissions
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Rate of climate change in deep waters of the ocean could be to be seven times faster by 2050 even if we reduce emissions

The results also showed that no amount of carbon emission reduction can reverse the rate of change that has already taken place.

Deforestation, climate change will wipe out Madagascar's entire rainforest by 2070
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Deforestation, climate change will wipe out Madagascar's entire rainforest by 2070

Protected areas can help mitigate the devastation while long-term solutions for ending GHG emissions are found.

COP25: Madrid climate meet shows discord at critical juncture
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COP25: Madrid climate meet shows discord at critical juncture

COP25 was important because it would set the ground for talks on climate change, global warming at COP26.

Climate activist Greta Thunberg named Time's Person of the Year 2019 for 'turning vague anxieties about the planet into a worldwide movement'
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Climate activist Greta Thunberg named Time's Person of the Year 2019 for 'turning vague anxieties about the planet into a worldwide movement'

Greta Thunberg rose to global prominence last year by taking time off school to demonstrate outside Swedish parliament about the lack of action to combat climate change. Inspired by her weekly protest, millions of young people protested around the globe to put pressure on governments to act.

Understanding Saturn's moon Titan's seasons might provide insights about Earth's climate
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Understanding Saturn's moon Titan's seasons might provide insights about Earth's climate

Titan is the only body in the solar system, other than Earth, with a significant atmosphere and liquid surface lakes.

COP25 commences: Earth has a few turning points to avoid climate catastrophe — this week is one of them
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COP25 commences: Earth has a few turning points to avoid climate catastrophe — this week is one of them

Almost 200 world leaders have gathered in Madrid for climate talks which will determine the success of the Paris agreement.

The five different types of climate change denial that are trying to delay climate action
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The five different types of climate change denial that are trying to delay climate action

Fossil fuel industry, political lobbyists, media moguls have been sowing doubt about climate change among the public but their hold is waning.

Oxford Dictionary declares 'climate emergency' as Word of the Year for 2019
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Oxford Dictionary declares 'climate emergency' as Word of the Year for 2019

The word was selected from a list of 10 other words and is thought to reflect the ethos and mood of the passing year

Big storms can trigger stormquakes that shake the seafloor, but aren't dangerous to people
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Big storms can trigger stormquakes that shake the seafloor, but aren't dangerous to people

Stormquakes are more an oddity than something that can hurt you, since no one stands on the sea floor during a hurricane

Germany to invest over 100 billion Euros in 'Climate Protection', revise emissions targets for 2030
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Germany to invest over 100 billion Euros in 'Climate Protection', revise emissions targets for 2030

Germany accounts for roughly 2 percent of the global emissions blamed for warming, melting snowcaps, rising sea levels and violent weather events.

India received 782 mm of rain against monsoon average of 764.5 mm till date; Central region gets 19% surplus, while East, North East face 20% deficiency
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India received 782 mm of rain against monsoon average of 764.5 mm till date; Central region gets 19% surplus, while East, North East face 20% deficiency

According to the rainfall data available with Skymet from 1 June - 8 September, the country has so far received 782 mm of rainfall against the normal of 764.5 mm.

Artist transplants 300 trees on to football stadium in Austria for the sake of art
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Artist transplants 300 trees on to football stadium in Austria for the sake of art

The trees of various different kinds were grown in nurseries and will be moved out of the stadium on 27 October.

Urban poor face the brunt of climate change even if they don't contribute to it
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Urban poor face the brunt of climate change even if they don't contribute to it

For children, older residents and people coping with chronic diseases, air conditioning is the answer.

Greta Thunberg reaches New York to a staggering welcome following 3,000-mile journey by sailboat
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Greta Thunberg reaches New York to a staggering welcome following 3,000-mile journey by sailboat

She is in New York to attend and speak at the United Nations Climate Action Summit next month.