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Dutch build artificial islands to bring wildlife back
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Sunday, 16 December 2018
Dutch build artificial islands to bring wildlife back
Dutch ranger Andre Donker sighs as he looks out at the rippling grey waters of the Markermeer, one of Europe's largest freshwater lakes. "Once upon a time it was teeming with fish here," he says. But this vast 700-square-kilometre (270-square-mile) expanse of water, which regulates the level of....Read Full Article ...
 
COP24: Nations strike deal to breathe life into Paris climate treaty
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Sunday, 16 December 2018
COP24: Nations strike deal to breathe life into Paris climate treaty
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...
 
Nations overcome last-minute divisions to forge climate deal
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Sunday, 16 December 2018
Nations overcome last-minute divisions to forge climate deal
N early 200 countries overcame political divisions late on Saturday to agree rules for implementing the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change, but critics say...
 
UN climate conference agrees on rules
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Sunday, 16 December 2018
UN climate conference agrees on rules
Nearly 200 countries have overcome political divisions to agree on rules for implementing a landmark global climate deal, but critics say it is not ambitious e...
 
At COP24, countries agree concrete way forward to bring the Paris climate deal to life
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Sunday, 16 December 2018
At COP24, countries agree concrete way forward to bring the Paris climate deal to life
Following several sleepless nights, cheers and applause welcomed the COP24 President, Michal Kurtyka, as he opened the conference’s closing plenary meeting, wh...
 
newsinfo Nations agree milestone rulebook for Paris climate treaty December 16, 2018
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Sunday, 16 December 2018
newsinfo Nations agree milestone rulebook for Paris climate treaty December 16, 2018
But states already dealing with devastating floods, droughts and extreme weather made worse by climate change said the package agreed in the mining city of Kat...
 
Relief, joy as climate deal clinched in Poland, but many say world needs to step up action
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Sunday, 16 December 2018
Relief, joy as climate deal clinched in Poland, but many say world needs to step up action
Delegates erupted into cheers, hugs and a standing ovation at the adoption of the deal that aims to ramp up the fight against climate change. Others criticised...
 
New rules governing Paris climate accord get mixed reception
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Sunday, 16 December 2018
New rules governing Paris climate accord get mixed reception
The agreement of a set of rules to govern the 2015 Paris climate accord has received a mixed reaction from environmental groups and politicians. The United Nat...
 
Nations agree milestone rulebook for Paris climate treaty
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Sunday, 16 December 2018
Nations agree milestone rulebook for Paris climate treaty
KATOWICE, Poland, Dec 16, 2018 (BSS/AFP) – Nations on Sunday struck a deal to breathe life into the landmark 2015 Paris climate treaty after marathon UN talks ...
 
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