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Countries must plan for climate refugees – report

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The world's governments and relief agencies need to plan now to resettle millions of people expected to be displaced by climate change,...

Asia, Africa megacities top climate change risk survey

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Rapidly growing megacities in Africa and Asia face the highest risks from rising sea levels, floods and other climate change impacts, says...

Big business, investors urge tough climate action

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UN climate talks in South Africa next month must make meaningful progress or governments "risk permanent damage to their credibility", a group...

Climate change spawns the incredible shrinking ant

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Plants and animals are shrinking because of warmer temperatures and lack of water, researchers said warning it could have profound implications...

UN climate boss says Durban talks can deliver

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A record rise in global greenhouse emissions and ever tighter economic constraints make it crucial for United Nations climate talks in South...

Climate change brings tea and apricots to Britain

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British farmers are experimenting with crops such as olives and nectarines which have traditionally been imported from southern Europe while the first...

Economic crisis could worsen HIV/AIDS epidemic: UN

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Economic crisis and climate change concerns could affect the fight against the AIDS virus and lead to a "universal nightmare", the head...

World Bank must tackle pressing water issues: report

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The World Bank needs to pay more attention to the most pressing water-related problems in developing countries, where the effects of climate...

Women hit by climate change to lobby Capitol Hill

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Women hit hard by the effects of climate change drought, floods, sea level rise and crop failure gathered yesterday to plan a...

Jordan enlists military in climate fight

Jordan has unveiled plans to help fight climate change, including upgrading its armed forces by 2020, an area usually overlooked in the...

US backs $100 bln climate fund

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US backing for a $100 billion climate fund to help poor nations revived hopes for a deal to combat global warming yesterday...

SA makes emissions offer but wants aid

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South Africa offered yesterday to slow the growth of its greenhouse gas emissions by 34% by 2020, conditional on a broader international...

IATA talks climate

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has repeated its call for a global sectoral approach for aviation and climate change under the...

Lockheed sees energy sales reaching $1 bln by 2012

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Lockheed Martin Corp expects to more than triple revenues from its emerging energy and climate change monitoring business to $1 billion by...

UN climate talks too slow: EU president

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Global climate talks are progressing too slowly and too many countries are demanding action from others rather than acting by themselves, Sweden's...

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