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Tokyo trains crowded but little other damage day after strong quake

Tokyo area commuters faced packed trains on Friday on some lines due to delays, but there was little other impact after a strong quake rocked the Japa...

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Flash flooding in parts of Alabama kills at least four

As flash floods closed roads, swamped homes and prompted dozens of water rescues, at least four people were killed in heavy rainfall that inundated pa...

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Approval of GCF for Clean Cooking Solutions, AEPC is all set for a greater milestone

Green Climate Fund (GCF) has approved a fund of 6 billion rupees to Alternative Energy Promotion Centre (AEPC) for the proposal on Mitigating GHG emis...

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African governments want climate finance to hit $1.3 trillion by 2030

African nations believe financing to help developing countries deal with climate change should be scaled up more than tenfold to $1.3 trillion per yea...

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Strong winds cause sandstorm in São Paulo

A sandstorm that lasted 20 minutes has caused significant damage to houses in the town of Catanduva in São Paulo, Brazil.

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Climate science breakthroughs wins 2021 Nobel Prize in Physics

Three scientists have been awarded the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physics for their work to understand complex systems, such as the Earth's climate.

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Heavy rain in eastern England causes floods and travel disruption

Heavy rain across parts of eastern England has led to flash flooding and disruption on the roads and rails.

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Protecting indigenous people key to saving Amazon

According to environmental activists, protecting the native inhabitants of the Amazon and their right to ancestral lands is crucial to saving the rain...

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California oil spill sparks concern for wildlife

An oil slick off the coast of California has started washing ashore, killing fish, contaminating wetlands and closing beaches.

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'Catastrophic' California oil spill kills fish

A large oil spill off the southern California coast left fish dead, birds mired in petroleum and wetlands contaminated, prompting local officials to c...