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Spain declares climate emergency, to send climate legislation to parliament for approval
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Spain declares climate emergency, to send climate legislation to parliament for approval

The govt wants up to 95 percent of the Mediterranean country’s electricity to come from renewable sources by 2040.

Rising eco-anxiety means we should address mental health alongside food security
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Rising eco-anxiety means we should address mental health alongside food security

We need to reframe eco-anxiety to emphasize hope in the midst of human tragedy, existential threats and climate catastrophe.

India manages to rank in the top 10 countries with higher climate performance: Report
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India manages to rank in the top 10 countries with higher climate performance: Report

Despite the ranking, experts said that govt doesn't have a plan to phase-out fossil fuel and reduce its dependence on coal.

Climate emergency is the buzzword at COP25, how do vulnerable countries deal with forced migration?
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Climate emergency is the buzzword at COP25, how do vulnerable countries deal with forced migration?

More than 20 m people are forced to migrate annually due to extreme weather events because of fuelled by climate change.

Greta Thunberg has 'moral duty' to shine a light on others suffering from climate change
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Greta Thunberg has 'moral duty' to shine a light on others suffering from climate change

Greta Thunberg said, "Our stories have been told over and over again" and “It’s really about them."

COP25 Madrid: UN climate talks could pave way for a global carbon market
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COP25 Madrid: UN climate talks could pave way for a global carbon market

Negotiators at a UN meeting in Madrid this month are aiming to finally tackle the issue

Global Climate Strike 29 Nov: Where will you be when the world demands urgent climate action?
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Global Climate Strike 29 Nov: Where will you be when the world demands urgent climate action?

11 million protesters are expected to gather near landmarks, government buildings demanding climate action on war footing.

COP25 Madrid: UN report findings bleak; emissions must be down by 7.6% annually to stay within safe limits
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COP25 Madrid: UN report findings bleak; emissions must be down by 7.6% annually to stay within safe limits

“What the Emissions Gap Report does is take away any remaining plausible deniability that the current trajectory is not good enough.”

Marathwada: Women tackle climate emergency through sustainable, organic agriculture
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Marathwada: Women tackle climate emergency through sustainable, organic agriculture

Sustainable, climate-resilient, organic agriculture is allowing more and more women in Marathwada to feed their families and make money.

What is a 'mass extinction' event? and is the Earth currently facing one?
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What is a 'mass extinction' event? and is the Earth currently facing one?

It will take several millions of years to restore the Earth's species to what they were prior to when human began changing the planet.

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

Greta Thunberg to sail across Atlantic aboard 48-foot catamaran, to attend COP25 talks in Madrid
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Greta Thunberg to sail across Atlantic aboard 48-foot catamaran, to attend COP25 talks in Madrid

La Vagabonde will take roughly three weeks to reach Spain, where Thunberg hopes to arrive in time for the next round of UN-sponsored climate talks.

Scientists in the thousands issue a dire warning to highlight 'untold suffering' from the ongoing climate crisis
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Scientists in the thousands issue a dire warning to highlight 'untold suffering' from the ongoing climate crisis

The declaration comes a day after US President Donald Trump officially notified the UN that the USA will withdraw from the 2015 Paris climate agreement.

Greta Thunberg's boat to be brought back by sailing team flying two crew to the US
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Greta Thunberg's boat to be brought back by sailing team flying two crew to the US

The team is offsetting the emissions of the flight trips by funding carbon-reducing projects elsewhere

Greta Thunberg dismisses climate crisis critics at French Parliament speech
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Greta Thunberg dismisses climate crisis critics at French Parliament speech

Greta said, "You don't have to listen to us, but you do have to listen to the science."

Children taught about climate change can influence their parents' views on it: Study
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Children taught about climate change can influence their parents' views on it: Study

Climate-aware kids could be key to changing pesky behavioural patterns hurting the planet.

UK becomes first country to declare a 'climate emergency'
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UK becomes first country to declare a 'climate emergency'

The United Kingdom will take up this issue on a war footing and put it at the centre of the government policy

National climate change emergency to be forcefully declared by UK's Labour party
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National climate change emergency to be forcefully declared by UK's Labour party

After 11 day protest engineered by Greta Thunberg, UK opposition party to force vote in favour of climate change