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Another reason to flip the off switch: light pollution

Paris, France | AFP | For the 11th year running, cities worldwide will turn their lights off Saturday to mark Earth Hour in a global call to action on climate change. But the moment of darkness should also serve as a reminder, activists say, of another problem that gets far …

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Climate science: Bad news gets worse

Marrakesh, Morocco | AFP |  Diplomats from 197 nations wound down a two-week UN conference Friday which started drafting a blueprint for arresting global warming “well below” two degrees Celsius (3.6 Fahrenheit) over pre-industrial levels. A rash of recent climate studies have highlighted the stakes.  Record temperatures  Earth is on …

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Fiji to US on climate: ‘Save us’ as you did in WWII

Marrakesh, Morocco | AFP |  Fiji urged the United States Friday to “save” the world from climate change as it had helped to win World War II. “We in the Pacific, in common with the whole world, look to America for its leadership and for its engagement and assistance on …

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Brave faces at climate talks despite Trump win

Marrakesh, Morocco | AFP |  The host of global climate talks insisted Saturday that Donald Trump’s election has not cast a cloud over the negotiations tasked with translating the landmark Paris climate pact into reality. Moroccan foreign minister Salaheddine Mezouar put on a brave face as the talks hit the …

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Nations agree on phase-out of super greenhouse gases in Kigali meet

Kigali, Rwanda | AFP | Representatives from almost 200 countries reached an agreement Saturday on the phase-out of potent greenhouse gases used in refrigerators and air conditioners, a major step in curbing global warming, a Rwandan minister hosting the talks announced. “The amendment and decisions are adopted,” said Rwanda’s Minister …

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