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Living on the Edge: A Māori perspective on the climate crisis
Sunday January 07th 2018, 10:50 PM

Māori have been identified as one of the most vulnerable groups caught up in the climate change crisis.

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Sydney swelters through its hottest day in almost 80 years
Sunday January 07th 2018, 10:44 PM

Dangerous heat is roasting parts of Australia with temperatures that haven’t been seen in decades.

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2017 was a year of record-breaking climate events
Sunday January 07th 2018, 10:43 PM

We took stock of some of the most noteworthy impacts and scientific advances of 2017. One thing was clear: Climate change is creating conditions that put all of us at risk.

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Iranian oil tanker burns, 32 missing after collision off China’s coast
Sunday January 07th 2018, 10:41 PM

A tanker carrying Iranian oil and run by the country’s top oil shipping firm was ablaze and spewing cargo into the East China Sea on Sunday after colliding with a Chinese freight ship, leaving the tanker’s 32 crew members missing, the Chinese government said.

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The latest cutting-edge technology changing our landscapes? Trees
Sunday January 07th 2018, 10:39 PM

The UK has been slow to embrace agroforestry, fearing trees compete for valuable space and water. In fact they can increase crop diversity as well as profits, as two pioneering Cambridgeshire farmers have found.

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U.S. agency starts review for Alaska mine project opposed by environmentalists
Sunday January 07th 2018, 10:35 PM

U.S. regulators formally launched a review process on Friday that could produce a permit a Canadian mining group needs to build the Pebble Mine copper and gold project in southwest Alaska, which is opposed by environmentalists.

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Say cheese. Experts want a better global picture for CO2
Sunday January 07th 2018, 10:32 PM

Smile. This is the year we begin to debate a planetwide selfie showing the impacts of climate change.

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Reducing sulphur emissions saves lives – and forests
Sunday January 07th 2018, 10:32 PM

We used to worry more about acid rain than about climate change. It took years but the agreements made in the Gothenburg Protocol have made a difference.

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Bushfires destroy buildings in Australia as heatwave melts highway surface
Sunday January 07th 2018, 10:30 PM

Bushfires in Australia destroyed buildings and threatened lives on Saturday as a heatwave in three states brought temperatures strong enough to melt the bitumen on a highway.

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UK government spells out plan to shut down coal plants
Sunday January 07th 2018, 10:26 PM

Government unveils phase-out plan, with one of eight remaining power stations to stop generating electricity this year.

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5 battles to watch in 2018
Sunday January 07th 2018, 10:23 PM

2017 was an active year for Energy Secretary Rick Perry. He announced a plan to boost nuclear and coal plants by changing electricity markets. He split the Department of Energy’s energy and science divisions. He was photographed handling a falcon in Saudi Arabia.

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Official who helped Redskins owner cut trees to be acting chief
Sunday January 07th 2018, 10:21 PM

A former national park superintendent who gained notoriety by helping Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder cut down trees on a hillside near his property in 2004 will be named the new acting director of the National Park Service next week, according to sources.

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