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Climate change could turn oceans from friend...

The barrage of bad news from science and a newly alarmed public demanding decisive action are the backdrop for a key UN climate summit in New York on Monday...

Can we eat meat and still tame global warming?...

The livestock industry is a double climate threat: it replaces CO2-absorbing forests -- notably in sub-tropical Brazil -- with land for grazing and soy...

One million species risk extinction due to...

Indeed, biodiversity loss and global warming are closely linked, according to the 44-page Summary for Policy Makers, which distills a 1,800-page UN assessment...

UN climate talks 'deadlocked' on key issues...

"We are seeing deadlocks in certain areas," says China's Xie Zhenhua.

CO2 emissions up 2.7%, world 'off course'...

Last year, CO2 pollution increased by 1.6 percent after a three-year hiatus that raised hopes manmade greenhouse gas emissions had finally peaked despite...

2018 temperatures set to be among hottest...

Global average temperature for the first 10 months of the year was nearly 1.0-degree Celsius above the pre-industrial era (1850-1900).

Key points in UN report on climate target...

The report lays out what it will take to prevent Earth's average surface temperature from rising beyond 1.5C above preindustrial levels.

Can crunch talks bring the Paris climate...

The most persistent sticking points revolve around money. While developing nations favour outright grants from public sources, rich countries want more...

Global warming: Hungrier insects will eat...

Rising temperatures will stimulate insects' appetites -- and make some prone to reproducing more quickly.

Water is life: Ivory Coast city struggles...

The city of about 800,000 people, as estimated by the mayor, has long depended on the nearby Loka dam for around three-quarters of its water supply.

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