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Drought and water mismanagement spark deadly protests in Iran

The driest conditions in 53 years have brought chronic mismanagement of water resources to crisis point, with at least eight people killed in protests against the regime The post Drought and water mismanagement spark deadly…

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South Africa proposes global goal for adaptation at pre-Cop26 ministerial

Environment minister Barbara Creecy called for quantifiable improvements in resilience to climate impacts, to give the adaptation agenda the same weight as emissions cuts The post South Africa proposes global goal for adaptation at pre-Cop26…

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G20 climate and energy ministers split over coal exit

China, Russia and India are among countries resisting a timeline to phase out coal power generation, leaving it to leaders to resolve the impasse The post G20 climate and energy ministers split over coal exit…

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Indonesia plans to burn coal well into the 2050s, under updated climate plan

Their world’s second biggest coal producing country is depending on carbon capture to keep the industry alive in its “low carbon” scenario The post Indonesia plans to burn coal well into the 2050s, under updated…

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Preparing for the unprecedented – Climate Weekly

Sign up to get our weekly newsletter straight to your inbox, plus breaking news, investigations and extra bulletins from key events The post Preparing for the unprecedented – Climate Weekly appeared first on Climate Home News.

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Europe’s floods hit my childhood home, sweeping away my parents’ sense of safety

As a researcher, I want to bridge the gap between weather forecasts and warning systems so people can take protective action The post Europe’s floods hit my childhood home, sweeping away my parents’ sense of…

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Record-breaking rain fills Chinese subway, drowning twelve people

Flooding in the central province of Henan can be linked to human influence on the climate, but Chinese media is not making the connection The post Record-breaking rain fills Chinese subway, drowning twelve people appeared…

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After fatal floods, German authorities face criticism for lack of preparation

While heavy rain was forecast, infrastructure was overwhelmed and many residents did not get the message about the dangers The post After fatal floods, German authorities face criticism for lack of preparation appeared first on…

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After 20 years, talks on scrapping fishing subsidies enter final stretch

The World Trade Organization is nearing a deal to end harmful fishing subsidies, but exemptions for developing countries could give China a pass The post After 20 years, talks on scrapping fishing subsidies enter final…

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Chileans look to new constitution to return water to communities

Rural communities hope the drafting of a new constitution will dismantle water privatisation in Chile and recognise the right to access water The post Chileans look to new constitution to return water to communities appeared…

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Fit for the climate crisis? – Climate Weekly

Sign up to get our weekly newsletter straight to your inbox, plus breaking news, investigations and extra bulletins from key events The post Fit for the climate crisis? – Climate Weekly appeared first on Climate Home…

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Developing nations put numbers on the table for the next climate finance goal

Nearly 100 developing countries have come together to define what success means at Cop26, raising the stakes for donor countries to step up their finance pledges The post Developing nations put numbers on the table…

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