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Small nations push climate at Commonwealth talks

Small nations push climate at Commonwealth talks

Pacific islands and other low-lying countries experiencing global warming consequences and rising seas, will use a Commonwealth summit this week to ramp up pressure in the climate change debate, on powerful and majors polluters – the United States and China – that are not doing enough to cut their greenhouse gas emissions.

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Climate: Which Nations, Cities Most At Risk?

Climate: Which Nations, Cities Most At Risk?

A third of humanity, mostly in Africa and South Asia, face the biggest risks from climate change, and rich nations in northern Europe will be least exposed, according to a report released Wednesday, by Maplecroft, a British firm specialising in risk analysis.

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Seven Billion And Counting

Seven Billion And Counting

How is the changing global population affecting people’s daily lives? With the UN set to announce that there are now seven billion people on the planet, BBC News reporters spoke to seven people from around the world to hear their stories.

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Thailand floods’ Shut Down Bangkok’s Second Airport

Thailand floods’ Shut Down Bangkok’s Second Airport

Advancing floodwaters in Thailand breached barriers protecting Bangkok’s second airport, in Don Muang, Tuesday. Don Muang has come to symbolize the gravity of the Southeast Asian nation’s deepening crisis, which has seen advancing waters drown a third of the country and kill 366 people over the last three months.

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Sea Level Projections With A New Generation Of Climate Change Scenarios.

Sea Level Projections With A New Generation Of Climate Change Scenarios.

Rising sea levels in the coming centuries is perhaps one of the most catastrophic consequences of rising temperatures. Massive economic costs, social consequences and forced migrations could result from global warming. But how frightening of times are we facing?

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Bangkok On Alert For Floods

Bangkok On Alert For Floods

Thailand fights to hold back floodwaters flowing towards Bangkok – which lies only two meters above sea level- as spring high tides hindered efforts to protect the city of 12 million people from the kingdom’s worst inundation in decades.

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Planet Is Far Away On Climate Goals: Study

Planet Is Far Away On Climate Goals: Study

The world remains far away from meeting UN-backed goals on holding back climate change, setting the stage for major damage without more ambitious efforts to cut emissions, a study said Tuesday.

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Pacific Nation Of Tuvalu Declares State Of Emergency Over  Fresh Water Shortage

Pacific Nation Of Tuvalu Declares State Of Emergency Over Fresh Water Shortage

The Pacific island nation of Tuvalu has declared a state of emergency due to a severe shortage of fresh water.

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Canadian Arctic Nearly Loses Entire Ice Shelf

Canadian Arctic Nearly Loses Entire Ice Shelf

Two ice shelves that existed before Canada was settled by Europeans diminished significantly this summer, one nearly disappearing altogether, Canadian scientists say in new research. The loss is important as a marker of global warming, returning the Canadian Arctic to conditions that date back thousands of years.

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