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Australian climate study warns of more extreme conditions

The State of the Climate report anticipates more frequent heatwaves and more intense heavy rainfall, and said the severity of warmer temperatures would “depend on the speed at which global greenhouse gas emissions can be reduced.”

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Living in darkness: Poverty and pollution in oil-rich Republic of Congo

Villages near Pointe-Noire — the energy hub of the Republic of Congo — often suffer the downsides of fossil fuels but get few of its benefits.

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Extreme weather events in Kashmir blamed on climate change

Flash floods, cloudbursts and unusually high temperatures in Jammu and Kashmir are blamed for a loss of livestock, damage to infrastructure and dozens of deaths in what are seen as manifestations of global warming and human-caused climate change.

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Egyptian date farmers strained by climate change

Farmers say higher temperatures, water shortages and infrastructure for Egypt's growing population push down date profits.

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Climate change threatens livelihoods in Somalia

Somalia contributes less than 0.003 percent of greenhouse gas emissions into the atmosphere but the impact of global warming is evident in the Horn of Africa nation.

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Trash and burn: Big brands' new plastic waste plan

The global consumer goods industry's plans for dealing with the vast plastic waste it generates can be seen here in a landfill on the outskirts of Indonesia's capital, where a swarm of excavators tears into stinking mountains of garbage.

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Climate change impacts linger after devastating year in Louisiana

The effects of climate change are expected to push more than 200 million people from their homes by 2050, according to the World Bank. The impacts are already being felt in the southern U.S. state of Louisiana, where four major weather disasters struck in a nine month period.