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Climate change is the world's biggest risk, says WEF

Extreme weather, biodiversity loss could disrupt global economy in next 10 years if no action is taken, new report says.

Climate change is the world's biggest risk, says WEF

Inside Story

Are we ignoring warnings on climate change?

Scientists issue dire message on warming oceans as carbon emissions rise.

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Forest fires cost Indonesia $5.2bn and counting: World Bank

Indonesia recorded significant negative economic effects from the fires between June and October, a report showed.

Forest fires cost Indonesia $5.2bn and counting: World Bank

Counting the Cost

Can carbon trading bring world's biggest polluters to heel?

How much is needed to save planet from climate change and can carbon trading help? Plus, big data discrimination.

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As most countries cut back on coal, China is burning more of it

Studies show that fossil fuel-burning countries led by China and the US are set to exceed 2030 climate targets.

As most countries cut back on coal, China is burning more of it

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These countries have some of the world's worst emissions gains

In 2018, India, the US and China witnessed the largest increases in greenhouse gas emissions.

These countries have some of the world's worst emissions gains

Planet SOS

Planet SOS: What to do as the Arctic melts?

We examine the melting ice sheets and glaciers of the Arctic that have unlocked a controversial mineral wealth.

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Carbon border tax plan could worsen US-EU trade tensions

New commissioner in Brussels pledges to move quickly on fee targeting foreign firms with high greenhouse gas emissions.

Carbon border tax plan could worsen US-EU trade tensions

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Batteries: A powerful way to tackle climate change?

The World Economic Forum says improved battery technology could transform transport and energy production.

Batteries: A powerful way to tackle climate change?

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China denounces UN aviation emissions plan

China says the UN plan to cap emissions for international flights would unfairly penalise developing countries.

China denounces UN aviation emissions plan

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World’s poor get less than 1 cent a day for climate change: Oxfam

World's poorest communities have done the least to cause climate change, but end up paying for it, says charity.

World’s poor get less than 1 cent a day for climate change: Oxfam

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US may strip California of clean-car power

Trump administration may prevent California from setting its own, stricter vehicle emissions standards.

US may strip California of clean-car power

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European car makers' profits threatened in electrification race

Slower global demand for cars, high manufacturing costs and looming fines put pressure on established car brands.

European car makers' profits threatened in electrification race

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China says trade war hurts its ability to meet emissions targets

China's head of climate change says the country will not be able to meet its emissions goal ahead of schedule.

China says trade war hurts its ability to meet emissions targets

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Going electric: Airbus considers flying hybrid jets by 2035

The world's second-largest aerospace and defence company has big plans to reduce its carbon footprint.

Going electric: Airbus considers flying hybrid jets by 2035