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Infographic: Mapping violence against women

On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, a series of graphics show how prevalent male violence…

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Infographic: What has your country pledged at COP26?

After two weeks of intense negotiations, countries have struck a climate deal at the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP)…

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COP26: Countries strike deal with coal compromise

Revised deal approved after last-minute change to text regarding coal, which drew complaints from vulnerable nations and others. The United…

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UN warns of climate ‘catastrophe’ with ‘weak’ emission-cut vows

Such a temperature increase will lead to more devastating effects than those already battering the planet, including fatal superstorms, floods,…

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Fossil fuel producers’ plans far exceed 1.5C climate target

UNEP’s Production Gap report finds countries plan to produce some 110 percent more fossil fuels in 2030. The world needs…

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WHO warns low air quality kills 7 million a year, issues new AQGs

Agency calls for urgent action to tackle one of biggest environmental threats to human health, with Southeast Asia being the…

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World on ‘catastrophic’ path to 2.7C warming, UN chief warns

Countries’ latest pledges to cut emissions would fail to avert disastrous climate change, UN report says. United Nations chief Antonio…

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IUCN Red List: Bad news for sharks, Komodo dragon; tuna improving

Climate change, loss of habitat and overfishing damage marine life around the world, the International Union for Conservation of Nature…

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COVID-19 restrictions bring brief air-quality gains in 2020

World Meteorological Organization report finds pandemic-related curbs temporarily improved air quality in a number of places, especially in urban areas.…

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Global ice sheets melting at ‘worst-case’ rates: UK scientists

Rate of loss rose from 0.8 trillion tonnes per year in the 1990s to 1.3 trillion tonnes per year by…

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