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‘91% deaths of preterm babies in low and middle-income nations due to air pollution’

High income countries make the greatest contribution to climate change but the people who have contributed least to the crisis are the most hit, with 91 per cent deaths of preterm babies related to air pollution occurring in low and middle income nations, says a report by UN agencies.

The challenge of tracking methane emissions and why they are higher than publicly reported

The challenge of tracking methane emissions and why they are higher than publicly reported

The COP27 climate negotiations in Egypt put a spotlight on the problem of methane emissions, which are responsible for more than a quarter of the warming on the planet today. More countries are pledging to reduce those emissions, but methane leaks remain a serious problem. Science correspondent Miles O'Brien reports.
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These companies say their carbon pipelines would curb climate change. Farmers object

Three companies want to build carbon capture pipelines through a large swatch of the Midwest they say will help curb climate change.Carbon capturing involves removing the carbon dioxide emissions from an industrial process and then piping to be stored elsewhere.

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First nationwide study of trees finds US needs 522M new trees to fight inequality

The U.S. got its first grade measuring the state of its trees across dozens of major cities, analyzing tree coverage trends in a bevy of neighborhoods.

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Biden tries to reset the climate on climate change

As President Biden gets set to hold a virtual climate summit next week, he faces a series of hard choices - and a difficult sales job.

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‘Green New Deal’ leaders see Biden climate plans as a victory, kind of

For Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and progressive climate activists, the Biden infrastructure plan shows the influence of the Green New Deal. But they think it's nowhere near big enough.
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Climate change and corruption endanger an ancient valley in Lebanon

The government says a dam is necessary to provide drinking water in an era of rising temperatures and climate change. Activists say it's another corrupt government project.