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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...

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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...

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

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

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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...

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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).

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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.

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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...

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Global warming: Hungrier insects will eat...

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

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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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'Dramatic action needed on climate change'...

Earth's average surface temperature has already risen by 1.0C since the mid-19th century.

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In pictures: 24 years of King Oyo...

Rukirabasaija Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV has occupied the Toro kingdom throne for nearly two-and-a-half decades now. We take a look at how far he has come.