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How a changing climate is transforming Arctic travel

How a changing climate is transforming Arctic travel

Devon Island, located in northern Nunavut, is the largest uninhabited island on Earth — Photo courtesy of Jared Ranahan In the year 1845, the two English ships HMS Erebus and HMS Terror set sail from Greenland, eager to forge through the northernmost reaches of the Americas, traversing a route that ...

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EU’s ‘carbon border tax’ could hurt climate talks – China adviser

The European Union’s proposed “carbon border tax” on imports could introduce uncertain and harmful factors to otherwise friendly cooperation in climate talks, an adviser to China’s negotiating team at a United Nations conference said on Wednesday. The EU’s senior climate official said in October the newly installed European Commision would ...

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COP25: Cities claim their role in fighting climate change

The role of cities in decarbonisation and the impact of climate change on health have been the main issues addressed on the second day of the COP25. Cities claimed their essential role in mitigating the impact of climate crisis on Tuesday, as they are responsible for 70 percent of greenhouse ...

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Forget Paris and stop panicking over the climate

It will surely bring joy to the band’s many haters, but Coldplay will not tour in support of its new album. The reason for the hiatus should give everyone pause: Chris Martin announced that his band will not tour because of global warming. The band reasoned that its musical tours ...

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Climate change petition

Climate change petition

Filipinos are among the most vulnerable to the impacts of climate emergency. They are, however, also leading the fight to attain climate justice and solutions. The good news is that Filipinos are awaiting the Resolution to a four-year National Inquiry on Climate Change (NICC), triggered by a Petition filed at ...

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UN chief urges countries not to surrender on climate fight

UN chief urges countries not to surrender on climate fight

MADRID — U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres urged countries Monday not to give up in the fight against climate change, as representatives from nearly 200 countries gathered in Madrid for a two-week meeting on tackling global warming. In his opening speech to delegates, Guterres cited recent scientific data showing that levels ...

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The Brief: EU declares a climate emergency

The Brief: EU declares a climate emergency

Europe has declared a climate emergency. After a vote of 429 MEPs in favour and 225 against, Europe became the first continent to make this declaration. This comes after the worldwide movement of youth climate protests demanding politicians take more action. The motion tabled by the Renew Europe group calls ...

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