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UN, France raise concern over Amazon wildfires 'crisis'

UN, France raise concern over Amazon wildfires 'crisis' Fri, 23 Aug, 2019

 Paris and the United Nations called  for the protection of the fire-plagued Amazon rainforest as Brazil's right-wing president accused his French counterpart of having a "colonialist mentality" over the issue.
At least 18 dead as Typhoon Lekima slams east China

At least 18 dead as Typhoon Lekima slams east China Sat, 10 Aug, 2019

At least 18 people were killed and 16 others missing in a landslide after Typhoon Lekima lashed eastern China, national television reported.
At least 7 dead as quakes shake northern Philippine isles

At least 7 dead as quakes shake northern Philippine isles Sat, 27 Jul, 2019

 Two strong earthquakes hours apart struck a group of sparsely populated islands in the Luzon Strait in the northern Philippines early Saturday, killing at least seven people, injuring about a dozen and causing substantial damage.
G20 summit lays bare growing climate change division

G20 summit lays bare growing climate change division Sat, 29 Jun, 2019

Four years after the landmark Paris deal, international consensus on strong action to tackle climate change risks crumbling, with the issue among the biggest sticking points at this week's G20 summit.
Europe set to sizzle again as deadly heatwave continues

Europe set to sizzle again as deadly heatwave continues Sat, 29 Jun, 2019

Europe was bracing itself for a sweltering   as a deadly heatwave across the continent has sparked record-breaking temperatures, large blazes and pollution peaks.
Strong 8.0-magnitude earthquake hits Peru

Strong 8.0-magnitude earthquake hits Peru Sun, 26 May, 2019

A powerful 8.0-earthquake struck northern Peru, sending frightened residents rushing into the street. Some injuries but no deaths have been reported.
Sherpa guide climbs Everest 24th time, outdoing own record

Sherpa guide climbs Everest 24th time, outdoing own record Tue, 21 May, 2019

A Sherpa mountaineer extended his record for successful climbs of Mount Everest with his 24th ascent of the world's highest peak.
UN kicks off major climate change effort

UN kicks off major climate change effort Sun, 12 May, 2019

 UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres calls it the defining issue of our time: climate change is moving to the center stage at the United Nations, three years after the Paris agreement went into force.
EU heads put climate, democracy and jobs at heart of future course

EU heads put climate, democracy and jobs at heart of future course Thu, 09 May, 2019

Fighting climate change, safeguarding the rule of law and finding a modern model for growth must be at the heart of the European Union, the bloc's leaders agreed in Thursday talks meant to show unity despite the damage from Brexit.
Arctic nations to meet amid tensions over environment, resources

Arctic nations to meet amid tensions over environment, resources Mon, 06 May, 2019

Top diplomats from the United States, Russia and other nations which border the Arctic meet in Finland  to discuss policies governing the polar region, as tensions grow over how to deal with global warming and access to mineral wealth.

Floods in Indonesia kill 29, dozen missing

Floods in Indonesia kill 29, dozen missing Mon, 29 Apr, 2019

Floods sparked by torrential rains have killed 29 people in Indonesia with a dozen more still missing, officials, marking the latest calamity for a disaster-prone nation.
Dike breached, thousands evacuated in Montreal area as floods worsen

Dike breached, thousands evacuated in Montreal area as floods worsen Sun, 28 Apr, 2019

More than 5,000 people were told to quickly leave their homes near Montreal late Saturday and early Sunday after floodwaters breached a dike in rain-soaked eastern Canada.
Mozambique braces for violent floods after Cyclone Kenneth

Mozambique braces for violent floods after Cyclone Kenneth Sun, 28 Apr, 2019

Tens of thousands of people in the far north of Mozambique are bracing for violent flooding as torrential rain pushes up water levels, after the death and devastation wrought by Cyclone Kenneth.
Iran floods death toll reaches 70

Iran floods death toll reaches 70 Sat, 06 Apr, 2019

Floods in Iran since March have killed 70 people the head of the emergency services said according to the official IRNA News Agency.
Mozambique cyclone death toll climbs to 417

Mozambique cyclone death toll climbs to 417 Sat, 23 Mar, 2019

The death toll in Mozambique has climbed to 417 after a cyclone devastated swathes of the southern African country, flooding thousands of square kilometres (miles), the government said.
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