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The future of car driving is electric, say experts

How can we persuade people to replace cars with bicycles and electric cars, and to use public transport more often?

How can we persuade people to replace cars with bicycles and electric cars, and to use public transport more often?

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A dire climate warning for the Arctic

A new study says the the Arctic is experiencing rapid change "beyond anything previously experienced" and in ways that will fundamentally affect both people and ecosystems.

A new study says the the Arctic is experiencing rapid change "beyond anything previously experienced" and in ways that will fundamentally affect both people and ecosystems.

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Torrential rains cause widespread flooding in northern Italy

Little more than two weeks after Italian scientists warned that climate change had put much of the country at risk of flooding, parts of the northwest have been inundated by heavy…

Little more than two weeks after Italian scientists warned that climate change had put much of the country at risk of flooding, parts of the northwest have been inundated by heavy…

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COP22: Agreement reached at Marrakech climate talks

As the United Nations’ climate talks came to an end, countries pledged on Friday November 18 to move forward with the implementation of the Paris Agreement.

As the United Nations’ climate talks came to an end, countries pledged on Friday November 18 to move forward with the implementation of the Paris Agreement.

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Countries appeal to Trump over climate change as COP22 ends

Environmental groups such as Greenpeace have welcomed the united front displayed by nearly 200 countries in Marrakesh in the face of Donald Trump’s campaign threat to quit the Paris accord on climate…

Environmental groups such as Greenpeace have welcomed the united front displayed by nearly 200 countries in Marrakesh in the face of Donald Trump’s campaign threat to quit the Paris accord on climate…

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China ready to step into US's shoes if Donald Trump quits Paris climate treaty

With the world facing a new American leader-in-waiting who says he wants to pull out of the Paris Climate deal, China says it is ready for global leadership against climate change.

With the world facing a new American leader-in-waiting who says he wants to pull out of the Paris Climate deal, China says it is ready for global leadership against climate change.

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World set for new heat record

World set for a new heat record in 2016 Will Donald Trump pull out of Paris Climate deal?

World set for a new heat record in 2016 Will Donald Trump pull out of Paris Climate deal?

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Climate change's devastating effects on Europe's nature, health and economy

Global warming is expected to continue with its share of devastating weather patterns: heavy rainfalls, floods, extreme droughts and lasting effects on nature, the economy and people’s…

Global warming is expected to continue with its share of devastating weather patterns: heavy rainfalls, floods, extreme droughts and lasting effects on nature, the economy and people’s…

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Climate change is good news for England's wine industry

England's wine industry is booming. Climate expert Alistair Nesbitt's research helps both the winegrower and global climate science.

England's wine industry is booming. Climate expert Alistair Nesbitt's research helps both the winegrower and global climate science.

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UK farmers adapt to climate change

In southeastern England, Euronews reporter Hans von der Brelie met with Stuart and James Scarff, father and son managing a huge family farm.

In southeastern England, Euronews reporter Hans von der Brelie met with Stuart and James Scarff, father and son managing a huge family farm.

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Good COP, bad COP? Will applying the Paris Climate agreement be a COP-out?

November 4th sees the application of the Paris COP21 agreement on fighting climate change, but will polluting nations take the necessary steps and live up to their promises?

November 4th sees the application of the Paris COP21 agreement on fighting climate change, but will polluting nations take the necessary steps and live up to their promises?

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The Big Polluters with Patricia Espinosa, UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), faces her greatest challenge: implementing the ambitious Paris Agreement in the fight agai

Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), faces her greatest challenge: implementing the ambitious Paris Agreement in the fight agai

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Could new petrol cars be banned from EU's roads by 2030?

Banning new petrol and diesel cars from EU roads by 2030 is unrealistic without more incentives to develop electric-powered alternatives, campaigners say.

Banning new petrol and diesel cars from EU roads by 2030 is unrealistic without more incentives to develop electric-powered alternatives, campaigners say.

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'Historic' climate change deal reached in Rwanda

Countries agree to reduce emissions of Hydrofluorocarbon greenhouse gases in a major milestone for combating climate change.

Countries agree to reduce emissions of Hydrofluorocarbon greenhouse gases in a major milestone for combating climate change.

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MEPs back UN climate accord

MEPs have given their backing to the UN climate deal agreed in Paris last year.

MEPs have given their backing to the UN climate deal agreed in Paris last year.

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Obama launches festival of 'ideas art and action'

Barack Obama and actor Leonardo DiCaprio make climate change pleas at launch of 'South by South Lawn' festival at the White House

Barack Obama and actor Leonardo DiCaprio make climate change pleas at launch of 'South by South Lawn' festival at the White House

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EU agrees to ratify Paris climate deal

Environment ministers from across the EU agreed to ratify a landmark UN climate accord on Friday.

Environment ministers from across the EU agreed to ratify a landmark UN climate accord on Friday.