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Drought-hit Argentina faces water worries amid coronavirus pandemic

Drought-hit Argentina faces water worries amid coronavirus pandemic

With deforestation surging in Brazil, as President Jair Bolsonaro encourages development of the Amazon, water is expected to become in increasingly shorter supply in the region.

Brazil carbon emissions stable as clean energy use offsets deforestation
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Brazil carbon emissions stable as clean energy use offsets deforestation

Brazil's carbon emissions have remained stable despite an increase in deforestation because they were offset by a larger use of clean energy sources such as ethanol and wind power, a report said on Tuesday.

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Drought-hit Australian towns prepare for 'unimaginable' water crisis

Drought-hit Australian towns prepare for 'unimaginable' water crisis

The little town of Guyra in eastern Australia lies next to a freshwater lagoon just half a day's drive from Sydney, but its drinking water is due to run dry in 400 days' time.

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China's 2018 renewable power capacity up 12 percent on year
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China's 2018 renewable power capacity up 12 percent on year

China's renewable power capacity rose 12 percent in 2018 compared to a year earlier, official data showed on Monday, with the country still rolling out new projects despite transmission capacity concerns and a growing subsidy payment backlog.

Boomtown Seattle aims to add jobs - and subtract emissions

Boomtown Seattle aims to add jobs - and subtract emissions

Growth is a worry as the "Emerald City" - nicknamed for its evergreen trees and environmentalist politics - strives to become "carbon neutral" by 2050, meaning it will produce no more climate-changing emissions than it can offset by measures such as planting carbon-absorbing trees.

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Warmer-than-normal temperatures to continue in Europe

Warmer-than-normal temperatures to continue in Europe

Above average temperatures are set to continue in most of Europe during the September to November period, forecasts by The Weather Company showed on Tuesday.
Solar power eclipsed fossil fuels in new 2017 generating capacity: U.N.

Solar power eclipsed fossil fuels in new 2017 generating capacity: U.N.

Chinese solar power led a record 157 gigawatts of new renewable energy capacity added worldwide last year, more than double the amount of new generation capacity from fossil fuels, a U.N.-backed report showed on Thursday.

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