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Maldives president defends Saudi atoll deal, but reveals no detail

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Anti-fossil fuel activists stage Louvre oil slick

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Saudis make Maldives land grab to secure oil routes to China

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Weekly wrap: Will China turn its back on coal?

News that China’s coal consumption fell for the third consecutive year has inflamed the hearts of the hopeful with the thought that the decline may become...

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In December 1952, London experienced a catastrophe. As depicted in the Netflix series The Crown (which last year aired on Chinese streaming sites) the disaster...

Climate change made NSW’s hottest summer 50 times more likely

Sleepless nights and bushfire days; the hottest summer on record in the Australian state of New South Wales was made 50 times more likely due to climate...

It’s 1 March, but spring got started weeks ago

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