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Benefits of 'drastic' measures to address emissions, warming outweigh costs: economists
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Benefits of 'drastic' measures to address emissions, warming outweigh costs: economists

The costs of failing to slash carbon pollution would rapidly balloon to reach trillions of dollars every year, as per a new study.

Saudi Arabia unveils new plan to tackle climate change, reduce carbon emissions
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Saudi Arabia unveils new plan to tackle climate change, reduce carbon emissions

The new initiatives are part of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's Vision 2030 plan to diversify the kingdom’s oil-reliant economy.

Idea of climate action is not to move climate ambition goal post to 2050: India at UNSC
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Idea of climate action is not to move climate ambition goal post to 2050: India at UNSC

COP26 in November this year will bring nations together to 'accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement' and the UNFCCC.

Court finds France liable for inaction on climate change, NGOs hail it as a 'historic victory'
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Court finds France liable for inaction on climate change, NGOs hail it as a 'historic victory'

In November, France's top court gave the government a 3-month deadline to prove it was taking action on global warming.

UN, partner countries express regret over USA's departure from Paris climate Accord
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UN, partner countries express regret over USA's departure from Paris climate Accord

Meanwhile, Japan and South Korea, both key industrial nations, have committed to achieving carbon neutrality by 2050.

Climate change is a matter of life and death says Ugandan climate activist Vanessa Nakate
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Climate change is a matter of life and death says Ugandan climate activist Vanessa Nakate

She said, "It is time for leaders to leave their comfort zones and see the danger that we are in and do something about it."

Indian climate activist Archana Soreng will join six others in UN's Youth Advisory Group on Climate Change
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Indian climate activist Archana Soreng will join six others in UN's Youth Advisory Group on Climate Change

The young activists, aged between 18 and 28 years, will advise the UN chief regularly on accelerating global action and ambition to tackle the worsening climate crisis.

Greta Thunberg to donate million-euro prize to organisations helping climate, 'ecocide' refugees
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Greta Thunberg to donate million-euro prize to organisations helping climate, 'ecocide' refugees

Thunberg was chosen among 136 nominees, from 79 organizations spanning 46 different countries around the world.

Ten EU countries urge bloc to adopt green recovery plan as Coronavirus could weaken climate action
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Ten EU countries urge bloc to adopt green recovery plan as Coronavirus could weaken climate action

In a letter, the countries said the EU should continue to work on their climate neutrality plan and fulfil the Paris Agreement.

COP26, supposed to take place in Glasgow this year, has been postponed to 2021 because of coronavirus
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COP26, supposed to take place in Glasgow this year, has been postponed to 2021 because of coronavirus

Another summit on preserving threatened species, that would've taken place in China has also been pushed to next year.

EU unveils first ever climate law that will help in making all the countries climate neutral by 2050
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EU unveils first ever climate law that will help in making all the countries climate neutral by 2050

To finance the climate transition, the EU plans to dedicate a quarter of its budget to tackling climate change.

Climate change adaptation: With little focus on transformation, we’re doing it wrong, review explains
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Climate change adaptation: With little focus on transformation, we’re doing it wrong, review explains

Coming together of experts to discuss what could inspire large-scale, collective action to prevent climate catastrophes is necessary.

Climate activist Greta Thunberg nominated for 2020 Nobel Peace Prize — again
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Climate activist Greta Thunberg nominated for 2020 Nobel Peace Prize — again

In 2019, she was named winners of Right Livelihood Award, known as “Alternative Nobel”, named Time magazine’s “Person of the Year.”

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.

EU admits that it will miss its targets for reducing greenhouse gases by 2030
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EU admits that it will miss its targets for reducing greenhouse gases by 2030

The 28-nation bloc is aiming to reduce 40 percent by 2030, some leaders called for the target to be raised.

Computer models that calculated climate change have more or less 'gotten it right'
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Computer models that calculated climate change have more or less 'gotten it right'

Results of 17 models used from 1970 and 2007 were studied to find how accurate their predictions were.

Carbon emissions around the world is increasing every year but at a lower rate
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Carbon emissions around the world is increasing every year but at a lower rate

China is the biggest polluter, with 28 percent of the 2019 emissions and the US No. 2 at 14.5 percent.

Scientists go on 'Indiana Jones' mission to collect wild seeds, world over, to tackle climate change
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Scientists go on 'Indiana Jones' mission to collect wild seeds, world over, to tackle climate change

The sturdier cousins of widely grown crops have evolved to survive harsh conditions, climate-proofing them.

Greta Thunberg sails to prove how 'impossible' it is living sustainably, highlight the need to make it easier
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Greta Thunberg sails to prove how 'impossible' it is living sustainably, highlight the need to make it easier

The yacht leaves little or no carbon footprint when its sails are up, using solar panels and hydro-generators for electricity.

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.