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Saudi Crown Prince launches zero-carbon city in NEOM business zone

Saudi Arabia's crown prince on Sunday unveiled plans to build a zero carbon city at NEOM, the first major construction project for the $500 billion flagship business zone aimed at diversifying the economy of the world's largest oil exporter.
Climate change gets first mention in G20 finance communique of Trump era
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Climate change gets first mention in G20 finance communique of Trump era

Finance officials from the world's 20 biggest economies on Sunday referenced climate change in their final communique for the first time in U.S. President Donald Trump's administration, but stopped short of calling it a major risk to the economy.

Under pressure: Governments urged to energize climate talks
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Under pressure: Governments urged to energize climate talks

Governments face a struggle at a United Nations summit in Spain next week to inject momentum into efforts to curb global warming, dogged by lack of consensus, U.S. scepticism and disruptive protests demanding more action.

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Once Iraq's Venice, Basra's waters have now turned deadly

Once Iraq's Venice, Basra's waters have now turned deadly

Once dubbed the "Venice of the Middle East" for its canals, Iraq's crumbling port city of Basra is slowly dying of thirst.

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U.S. intel chief warns of devastating cyber threat to U.S. infrastructure.

U.S. intel chief warns of devastating cyber threat to U.S. infrastructure.

How are cyber security and environmental health linked? Just look at the health mess – still! – in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria leveled the grid.

While at first glance this story would appear unrelated to environmental health, it actually covers a story of vital importance to the environment, health, and climate change.

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Water crisis spurs protests in Iran

Water crisis spurs protests in Iran

A number of protests have broken out in Iran since the beginning of the year over water, a growing political concern due to a drought which residents of parched areas and analysts say has been exacerbated by mismanagement.
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