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Expansion of Britain’s Heathrow Airport ruled illegal on climate grounds
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Expansion of Britain’s Heathrow Airport ruled illegal on climate grounds

LONDON (Reuters) – The planned expansion of London’s Heathrow Airport was declared unlawful on environmental grounds by a court on…
Global warming to blame for hottest day in Argentine Antarctica
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Global warming to blame for hottest day in Argentine Antarctica

Global warming is to blame for Argentine Antarctica recording its hottest day since readings began, Greenpeace said on Friday. Temperatures…
EU leaders break stalemate over climate target, claim deal
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EU leaders break stalemate over climate target, claim deal

BRUSSELS (AP) — EU leaders broke a deadlock early Friday and claimed a deal over a key climate target by…
‘Ghost’ fishing gear: the trash haunting ocean wildlife
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‘Ghost’ fishing gear: the trash haunting ocean wildlife

Far out in the South Atlantic Ocean, invisible to the South African coastline, diver Pascal Van Erp surfaced with an…
Greenpeace blocks Total biorefinery that uses palm oil
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Greenpeace blocks Total biorefinery that uses palm oil

Greenpeace activists on Tuesday blocked the entrance to a refinery in southern France where oil giant Total uses controversial palm…
Amazon pledges to be carbon neutral by 2040
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Amazon pledges to be carbon neutral by 2040

Amazon chief Jeff Bezos pledged Thursday to make the US technology and retail giant carbon neutral by 2040 and encourage…
Forest fires destroying vital buffer against climate change
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Forest fires destroying vital buffer against climate change

With fierce blazes raging in jungles from the Amazon to Indonesia, concerns are mounting about the impact as rainforests play…
Beijing to exit 200 most polluted cities list
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Beijing to exit 200 most polluted cities list

Beijing’s notoriously bad air quality has improved in recent years and the Chinese capital is expected to drop out of…
Greenpeace sounds alarm over shark overfishing in North Atlantic
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Greenpeace sounds alarm over shark overfishing in North Atlantic

Thousands of endangered sharks are killed each year in the North Atlantic due to a lack of protection against overfishing…
Hope fades for 300 missing in Brazil dam disaster
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Hope fades for 300 missing in Brazil dam disaster

  Hopes were fading Saturday that rescuers would find more survivors from at least 300 missing after a dam collapse…
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