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Toxic “forever” chemicals likely to be present in Ireland

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EU commits €4 billion more to climate vulnerables, calls on the US to step...

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Reader profile: Amelia Rose Khan wants Cop26 to close carbon accounting loopholes

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Thinking is Power: How to do your own research

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Barbados pursues ‘Norwegian model’: going green at home and drilling for oil

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The hottest summer most Americans have ever lived through

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