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World’s largest volunteer force fights Australia’s wildfires
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World’s largest volunteer force fights Australia’s wildfires

TOMERONG, Australia (AP) — The wildfire was behaving erratically last week, and Doug Schutz and his team needed to make…
Fire-hit Australian farmers vow to rise from the ashes
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Fire-hit Australian farmers vow to rise from the ashes

Steve Bellchambers is digging pits to bury the carcasses of livestock killed by bushfires which swept through his farm in…
Australia orders evacuation of fire-ravaged towns before heatwave
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Australia orders evacuation of fire-ravaged towns before heatwave

Australia ordered residents and tourists out of the path of raging bushfires on Thursday as the country braced for a…
The year the world woke up to the climate emergency
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The year the world woke up to the climate emergency

Schoolchildren skipping class to strike, protests bringing city centers to a standstill: armed with dire warnings from scientists, people around…
Trump criticizes climate activist Thunberg after Time honor
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Trump criticizes climate activist Thunberg after Time honor

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump lashed out at 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg on Thursday, a day after she…
Global climate protests kick off in smoke-covered Sydney
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Global climate protests kick off in smoke-covered Sydney

Protesters in smoke-covered Sydney kicked off a fresh round of global demonstrations against climate change on Friday, with activists and…
‘Generation Greta’: Angry youths put heat on climate talks
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‘Generation Greta’: Angry youths put heat on climate talks

BERLIN (AP) — It’s safe to say that anyone flying to this year’s global climate conference in Madrid had better…
Australia bushfire smoke shoots Sydney into top 10 global pollution index
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Australia bushfire smoke shoots Sydney into top 10 global pollution index

MELBOURNE/SYDNEY (Reuters) — The Australian state of New South Wales was gasping under the worst levels of air pollution ever…
Australian PM denies climate link as smoke chokes Sydney
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Australian PM denies climate link as smoke chokes Sydney

Australia’s Prime Minister on Thursday denied his climate policies had caused unprecedented bushfires ravaging the country and insisted his government…
St Mark’s closed as Venice faces more floods
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St Mark’s closed as Venice faces more floods

Flood-hit Venice braced for another exceptional high tide on Friday, with the mayor ordering St Mark’s square closed after Italy…
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