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COP25: Climate change close to ‘point of no return’, UN secretary general warns ahead of key international ta

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 Continued inaction would be ‘betrayal of our entire human family and all generations to come’, says Antonio Guterres   The UN secretary general has warned that the planet is close to “the point of no return” and branded global efforts to combat climate change “utterly inadequate”, as world leaders gather for ...

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Climate change poses unprecedented health risks to children, major study warns

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Children are still developing, leaving them more susceptible to disease and environmental pollutants’   Climate change poses an unprecedented health risk to children and is already having “persistent and pervasive” effects that will last throughout their lives, a major new study has warned. Without drastic reductions in emissions, escalating temperature increases will ...

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Scientists set out how to halve greenhouse gas emissions by 2030

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Strong civil society movements are needed to ramp up pace of change, says study   Greenhouse gas emissions could be halved in the next decade if a small number of current technologies and behavioural trends are ramped up and adopted more widely, researchers have found, saying strong civil society movements ...

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