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G7 nations pledge to end fossil fuel subsidies by 2025
17.06.16 01:36 as Environment - PT TEAM

The G7 nations have for the first time set a deadline for the ending most fossil fuel subsidies, saying government support for coal, oil and gas should end by 2025.

The leaders of the UK, US, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the European Union encouraged ...
  


World could warm by massive 10°C if all fossil fuels are burned
17.06.16 01:32 as Environment - PT TEAM

The planet would warm by searing 10°C if all fossil fuels are burned, according to a new study, leaving some regions uninhabitable and wreaking profound damage on human health, food supplies and the global economy.

The Arctic, already warming fast today, would heat up even more ...
  


Statue of Liberty and Venice among sites at risk from climate change
17.06.16 01:12 as Environment - Fiona Harvey

Climate change now poses the single biggest threat to the world’s most famous heritage sites – including the Galápagos islands, the Statue of Liberty, Easter Island and Venice – according to a UN sponsored report.

The researchers looked at 31 natural and cultural world heritage sites ...
  



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