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Published on 14/08/2017, 10:51amBy Megan Darby in Khulna When Cyclone Aila hit the coast of Bangladesh in May 2009, water swelled over embankments along the...

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After a week during which the Trump White House spent daring a nuclear-armed Pyongyang to strike, the future of civilisation feels like an even more immediate concern...

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Trump EPA loses court battle to cut air con pollutants

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Mattlan Zackhras, Marshall Islands climate leader, dies aged 47

Mattlan Zackhras, a leading Marshall Islands climate advocate, died aged 47 of heart failure at a hospital in Taiwan on Tuesday. As minister-in-assistance to president...

Diplomatic cable: US has no plans to renegotiate Paris Agreement

Donald Trump’s administration is not trying to re-write the Paris climate deal, according to a US diplomatic cable published by Reuters on Tuesday. The briefing note from secretary of...

Why state action is no answer to bonfire of US climate rules

President Donald Trump and his appointees, particularly Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, have made federalism a theme of their efforts to scale back...

Australian bank sued over failure to disclose climate risks

An Australian couple filed a climate lawsuit against one of the country’s “big four” banks on Tuesday, in a test case with international implications. Shareholders...

Trump tells UN of intention to leave Paris climate accord – in full

On Friday, the Trump administration dropped the UN a legally unnecessary but politically charged note regarding its intention to leave the Paris climate agreement. Under the...

Trump to submit notice of Paris withdrawal to UN – reports

Multiple reports said that the Trump administration would on Friday submit a written notice to the UN that it intended to withdraw from the...

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