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Climate activists dye iconic Italian fountain water black

A group of climate activists in Italy have poured what they described as “a charcoal-based black liquid” into the water of Rome’s famous Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi (Fountain of the Four Rivers) – to “sound the alarm about the black future that awaits humanity.”

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Global water crisis could 'spiral out of control' due to overconsumption and climate change, UN report warns

By 2050, the number of people in cities facing water scarcity is projected to nearly double from 930 million people in 2016 to up to 2.4 billion, the report found. Urban water demand is expected to increase by 80% by 2050.

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Controversial solar geoengineering could be exactly what the planet needs. Or it could be a colossal disaster

When US startup Make Sunsets released two weather balloons into the skies above Mexico’s Baja California peninsula last year, it kicked up a fierce debate about one of the world’s most controversial climate solutions.

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'The Ark' and 'JUNG_E' use the climate change crisis as a point of entry for science fiction

Science fiction regularly explores exaggerated visions of real-world problems, including apprehensions about the climate crisis.

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Hotter, rainier, wetter - climate change is dramatically transforming the Arctic

Each year, the Arctic region goes through an annual health checkup — and the results are in: From a rapid decline in snow cover to an unprecedented late season melting event to another year of seabird die-offs, the Arctic has once again shown clear symptoms of an ailing planet.

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IEA: The world will gain enough renewable energy in 5 years to power China

Global renewable power capacity is set to grow as much in the next five years as it has over the past two decades, as soaring energy prices and the climate crisis force governments to ditch fossil fuels.

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