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Nations agree milestone rulebook for Paris climate treaty

16 December 2018, 6:56 AM

Nations on Sunday struck a deal to breathe life into the landmark 2015 Paris climate treaty after marathon UN talks that failed to match the ambition the world’s most vulnerable countries need to avert dangerous global warming.

An aerial view of farmland on the Nile River Delta, Egypt, is pictured through a plane window

Egypt’s fertile Nile Delta threatened by climate change

7 December 2018, 11:21 AM

By 2050, the region could lose up to 15% of its key agricultural land due to salinization, according to a 2016 study published by Egyptian economists.

Mae Jemison addressing the conference

Earth needs climate ‘reality check’, space pioneer warns

6 December 2018, 8:22 AM

The world needs a “reality check” on the threat posed by climate change, NASA astronaut Mae Jemison said at a UN summit to chart mankind’s path away from runaway global warming.

NASA astronaut Mae Jemison

Earth needs climate ‘reality check’, space pioneer warns

4 December 2018, 6:19 PM

The world needs a “reality check” on the threat posed by climate change, NASA astronaut Mae Jemison said Tuesday at a UN summit to chart mankind’s path away from runaway global warming.

UN climate talks open in Poland with call for ‘urgent’ action

2 December 2018, 5:11 PM

Representatives from nearly 200 countries began crunch UN climate talks in Poland Sunday against a backdrop of dire environmental warnings and a call for action against the “urgent” threats posed by climate change.

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