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Why lives of many Kenyans are at risk
Sunday December 10th 2017, 11:09 PM

Industrial waste, sewage and domestic waste have been finding their way into major rivers such as the Nairobi River, polluting the water and making it unsuitable for use.

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China’s anti-pollution efforts get a reality check
Sunday December 10th 2017, 11:08 PM

China’s efforts to tackle air pollution are getting a reality check, with some regions told to revert to burning coal after shortages of natural gas left people without heating amid freezing winter temperatures.

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In a future with more wildfires, there will also be more smoke
Sunday December 10th 2017, 11:06 PM

Here’s what individuals and communities can do to protect themselves.

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Clean power will cost India in more ways than one
Sunday December 10th 2017, 10:59 PM

Government goal of boosting solar output means billions of dollars in investment and a reliance on China.

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Locally-grown Paris agreement accepted across North American cities
Sunday December 10th 2017, 10:58 PM

Mayors across North America are taking action amidst an absence of leadership and responsibility in Washington regarding climate change.

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A viral video shows a polar bear succumbing to climate change….we are too
Sunday December 10th 2017, 10:55 PM

The gut-wrenching viral video of the starving polar bear is a stark reminder of the toll that climate change can have on the natural system.

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China’s Xinjiang halts mining in nature reserve to curb pollution
Sunday December 10th 2017, 10:51 PM

China’s far western Xinjiang region has suspended mining in one of its big nature reserves, the official Xinhua news agency reported, amid rising environmental concerns.

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France’s Macron hunts for more money to slow climate change
Sunday December 10th 2017, 10:49 PM

French President Emmanuel Macron will next week press rich countries to increase climate financing and urge investors worldwide to turn their backs on polluters in a bid to accelerate efforts to combat global warming.

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“Banging on the door”: Women fight for a voice and space in civil society
Sunday December 10th 2017, 10:48 PM

The space for civil society organizations is shrinking around the world, with particular impacts on women activists and human rights defenders who face additional barriers due to their gender or sexual orientation.

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NYC mother seeks millions from city after child’s lead poisoning
Sunday December 10th 2017, 10:47 PM

A Brooklyn mother is seeking millions from the city after her toddler was poisoned while living in a lead-infested apartment.

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Debate on glyphosate use comes to a head in Argentina
Sunday December 10th 2017, 10:46 PM

In and around the city of Rosario, where most of Argentina’s soybean processing plants are concentrated, a local law banned the use of glyphosate, the most widely-used herbicide in Argentina. But two weeks later, producers managed to exert enough pressure to obtain a promise that the ban would be overturned.

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New evacuations ordered as winds reinvigorate California wildfire
Sunday December 10th 2017, 10:41 PM

California’s largest wildfire pushed toward prosperous coastal cities on Sunday, prompting a new wave of evacuations as firefighters struggled to curb its destructive power with the gusty winds that have fueled fires for nearly a week.

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