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Pakistan heatwave killing the poor and elderly

Fr Liam is an Irish Columban priest based in Pakistan. He reports on the deaths there from a severe heatwave.

India won’t peak emissions in climate pledge – govt

NEWS: Country won't buckle to pressure to state when CO2 emissions will fall, environment minister Javadekar says

China plans to double global capacity of wind, solar

NEWS: Government analysis of recent UN climate pledge says renewable deployment could be radically accelerated by 2030

British UN Ambassador highlights need to improve how UN selects its head

The UK's Permanent Representative to the UN, Matthew Rycroft has spoken out in favour of fairer process to select the next UN Secretary-General.

Abbott told to cut Australia emissions 30% by 2025

NEWS: Climate Change Authority recommends out science-based carbon target as contribution to UN climate deal

Defra fracking report – the truths the Government tried to hide

An internal Defra report on the effects of fracking on the rural economy was published last year, but so heavily redacted that it was utterly meani

Fracking could hit UK house prices, health and tourism

NEWS: Government report released under Freedom of Information rules reveals widespread concerns over shale gas industry

Comp: ‘My Favourite Bike Ride’

Everyone with a bike has a favourite ride.

WWF: United States government moves to reduce climate change threat to polar bears

Fossil heavy FTSE 100 threatens UK economic stability – report

NEWS: Government should press for more disclosure on risks faced by oil, gas and mining companies says centre-right think tank


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