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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.

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

There are three types of climate change deniers, most of us are at least one
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There are three types of climate change deniers, most of us are at least one

Almost none of us individually, or as a nation, has acted as we ought on the science of climate change.

School Strike for Climate today: When, where and how to join this Friday's strike for climate action
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School Strike for Climate today: When, where and how to join this Friday's strike for climate action

The protests on 27 September aim at inaction in addressing the ongoing climate crisis.

The UN Climate Action Summit this year was missing one key ingredient — climate action
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The UN Climate Action Summit this year was missing one key ingredient — climate action

Almost 80 countries pledged to reach 'net zero' – that is, to balance carbon emissions with carbon removal – by 2050.

Sixteen children including Greta Thunberg file a UN complaint against 5 countries — here’s what it’ll achieve
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Sixteen children including Greta Thunberg file a UN complaint against 5 countries — here’s what it’ll achieve

The complaint alleges that the 5 countries recklessly perpetuated climate change, failing to take precautionary steps to uphold the rights of its children.

UN Climate Action Summit 2019: 'United in Science' report warns of rising greenhouse gas levels; seeks cut in Global carbon budget
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UN Climate Action Summit 2019: 'United in Science' report warns of rising greenhouse gas levels; seeks cut in Global carbon budget

There are now 70 countries aiming to rewrite tougher nationally-determined contributions to their climate action agenda in 2020

Reboot the Earth: Project ViSTARa aims to educate women in rural areas on climate change
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Reboot the Earth: Project ViSTARa aims to educate women in rural areas on climate change

This technology was developed for the United Nations Technology Innovations Lab competition — Reboot the Earth.

Need, not greed, has been India's guiding principle: PM Narendra Modi Full Speech at UN Climate Action Summit 2019
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Need, not greed, has been India's guiding principle: PM Narendra Modi Full Speech at UN Climate Action Summit 2019

PM Modi invited UN member states to join India's initiative Coalition for Disaster Resistance Infrastructure to build climate resilience.