Climate change could slash South Asia’s growth 9% by 2100

Climate change will slash South Asia’s growth by up to 9% by the end of the century if the world continues on its current fossil-fuel intensive path, a new report from the Asian Development Bank (ADP) warns.

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Solomon Islands town first in Pacific to relocate because of climate change

Threatened from rising sea levels and tsunamis, a small town in the Solomon Islands is planning to relocate its entire population to a neighbouring island, the first time a provincial capital in the Pacific Island will have done so.

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Anti-fracking protests sweep UK in day of action

From occupations of government departments and energy firms’ buildings to blockades at drill sites in Yorkshire and Blackpool, UK anti-fracking protesters aimed to shut down the country’s shale operations in a day of peaceful protest against ...

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Human factor speeds up glacier melting

Scientists warn rates of glacier melting have increased greatly in recent years – and that humans are the main culprits.

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Climate change greatest threat to Great Barrier Reef

Climate change is the most serious threat facing the Great Barrier Reef, leaving the outlook for this natural wonder poor and expected to deteriorate further in coming years.

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World’s largest oil companies gamble investor cash on risky, high carbon projects

The world’s seven largest oil companies could gamble away billions of dollars of investor’s money over the next decade on expensive, risky and high-carbon oil projects, according to the latest research from UK-based think-tank the Carbon Trac...

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People’s Climate March swells to global mobilisation for action

Large marches and rallies in Delhi, Jakarta, London, Rio de Janeiro, and Berlin will ensure world leaders heading to the UN Secretary General’s Climate Summit in September will be met with the largest mobilisation on climate change in history.

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BASIC group urges developed countries to ‘walk the talk’ on climate

Brazil, South Africa, India and China (BASIC) have reiterated their stand of the climate change negotiations, raising the pressure on developed nations to “walk the talk” when it comes to climate action.

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Connections between Ebola and climate change under the microscope

As the Ebola virus is ravaging parts of West Africa, recent reports are linking the outbreak to past studies holding climate change accountable for the uptick in viral diseases.

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Oil companies driving ecological catastrophe in Russia

For decades, huge quantities of oil have been spilling from Russia's pipelines—and the government is doing next to nothing to stop it.

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