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Greenland glacier melting crosses 'tipping point', won't recover if global warming ended today: Study
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Greenland glacier melting crosses 'tipping point', won't recover if global warming ended today: Study

Reports of the ice melt in the Arctic – which is warming twice as fast as the rest of the planet – have multiplied in recent years.

Sanjeev Gupta-led GFG Alliance to invest 2 billion euros in European steel operations; electric furnaces to be installed to reduce emissions
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Sanjeev Gupta-led GFG Alliance to invest 2 billion euros in European steel operations; electric furnaces to be installed to reduce emissions

Privately-held GFG Alliance will invest 1 billion euros in its Galati operations in Romania and 750 million euros at its Ostrava plant in the Czech Republic, a statement said.

Jeff Bezos commits $10 billion to address climate crisis through new Bezos Earth Fund
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Jeff Bezos commits $10 billion to address climate crisis through new Bezos Earth Fund

He said the grant will fund scientists, activists and NGO's to explore new ways of fighting the impact of climate change.

In Bhutan, misinformation, lack of funds pose major hurdles in move towards electric vehicles
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In Bhutan, misinformation, lack of funds pose major hurdles in move towards electric vehicles

Even if the introduction of 300 electric vehicles pans out as expected by 2021, the UNDP funding stops there. If Bhutan hopes to continue with an electric vehicle programme beyond next year, the government will have to find new sponsors – a process that could derail the programme’s future.

Australia bushfires: At least 24 people killed, over six mn hectares of land lost; Victoria extends 'state of disaster' as threat intensifies
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Australia bushfires: At least 24 people killed, over six mn hectares of land lost; Victoria extends 'state of disaster' as threat intensifies

In South Australia's Kangaroo Island, the bushfire threat on Thursday was escalated with 'a watch and act warning' issued for a fire near Parndana which according to the Country Fire Service (CFS) was uncontrolled and was burning in a southeasterly direction threatening the safety of people in the area.

Respite from Australian bushfire unlikely as weathermen rule out significant rain; temperatures may soar for few more months
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Respite from Australian bushfire unlikely as weathermen rule out significant rain; temperatures may soar for few more months

Australia’s weather agency sees no sign of cooler weather or significant rainfall in the next few months, an unwelcome forecast for authorities who have warned that only a large downpour will halt bushfires sweeping across the country

Australia Fires: How you can help people, wildlife affected by the wildfire from anywhere in the world
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Australia Fires: How you can help people, wildlife affected by the wildfire from anywhere in the world

The deadly wildfires, fanned by wind and fueled by scorching heat, are raging across the southeast of the country.

Australia Fires: Military deployed to keep deadly fires from spreading further — 'It's an atomic bomb,' say authorities
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Australia Fires: Military deployed to keep deadly fires from spreading further — 'It's an atomic bomb,' say authorities

Authorities claim that the evacuations are likely the largest peacetime maritime rescue operation in Australian history.

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.

Global climate action failure demands 7% cut in emissions per year to meet 2030 Paris targets: UN
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Global climate action failure demands 7% cut in emissions per year to meet 2030 Paris targets: UN

India’s progress towards the 2030 Paris targets show that it can increase its commitments substantially, the report says.

Greenhouse gas emissions hit record level, world temp could rise more than twice the agreed limit: UN
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Greenhouse gas emissions hit record level, world temp could rise more than twice the agreed limit: UN

UN report says world temperatures could rise by more than twice the globally agreed warming limit if nothing is done.

Emissions from G20 nations continue undeterred, India among few countries on track to meet 2030 targets
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Emissions from G20 nations continue undeterred, India among few countries on track to meet 2030 targets

Greenhouse gas emissions from India have increased, almost doubled, in the past 25 years, but still below the G20 average.

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.

Hefty carbon tax in 10 years or fewer will limit dangers of climate change due to emissions: IMF
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Hefty carbon tax in 10 years or fewer will limit dangers of climate change due to emissions: IMF

Coal prices would likely triple, and electricity bills would shoot up by 30 percent or more, but it would go a long way in cutting emissions.

Most banks fail on policies of climate change, human rights; inaction leaves sector vulnerable to investment risks: Report
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Most banks fail on policies of climate change, human rights; inaction leaves sector vulnerable to investment risks: Report

As per the Fair Finance Guide India scorecard, three out of eight Indian banks have scored high on parameters of financial inclusion and corruption.

Humankind needs to rescue the oceans to rescue itself, scientists warns in UN IPCC Oceans report
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Humankind needs to rescue the oceans to rescue itself, scientists warns in UN IPCC Oceans report

Halting global warming, won't stop the major changes underway in the world's oceans, but will buy time to understand future impacts and how to adapt.

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.

New, improved climate models show Earth warming faster than previously thought
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New, improved climate models show Earth warming faster than previously thought

A third to 99 percent of top-layer permafrost could melt by 2100 if carbon pollution is not abated.

Lufthansa airways allows flyers to buy climate-friendly fuel for the plane
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Lufthansa airways allows flyers to buy climate-friendly fuel for the plane

Passengers who opt to donate toward reforestation measures pay a 165-euro surcharge for the same flight.

IPCC Land Use report: Clearing, farming land contribute third of greenhouse emissions
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IPCC Land Use report: Clearing, farming land contribute third of greenhouse emissions

The report found there is no way to keep under the 2℃ without reductions in land sector emissions.