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EU palm oil restrictions risk sparking trade spat

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An open letter from Bangladesh to the American people

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Polar sea ice hits record new low

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Executive disorder: Trump’s climate policies bid goodbye to reality

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Indian oil majors prepare for electric vehicle boom

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Trump scraps Obama climate plan, undermining international trust

After weeks of speculation, US president Donald Trump has signed an executive order to dismantle the policies that made an international climate pact possible.Flanked by...

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