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Poor countries urge fast action on Paris deal to stop catastrophic warming

diamniadio Island in senegal’s saloum delta
A young girl stands outside her home where her family’s kitchen was swallowed up by the sea on Diamniadio Island in Senegal’s Saloum Delta. Photograph: Jane Hahn/AP

As the climate agreement is ratified, developing nations warn that money pledged is still nowhere near enough to adapt to expected sea level rises

October 31, 2016 — UN back-slapping for the record speed at which the Paris agreement on climate change has been ratified this week has been tempered by the reality that the new treaty will not stop Continue reading Poor countries urge fast action on Paris deal to stop catastrophic warming

#EarthDay2016, What do the Earth’s resources mean to you

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Individuals and groups are working in their own ways to make #EarthDay2016 meaningful, and are challenging people everywhere to take action

MANILA, Philippines (Apr. 23, 2016) — Taking care of the earth should be everyone’s priority, but sometimes people need a reminder of their responsibilities. Enter April 22, Earth Day.

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