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Typhoon Mangkhut as it happened: 2018’s worst storm slammed Hong Kong

● Highest typhoon warning issued as Hong Kong suffers through what could be its most intense storm on record● Almost 900 flights delayed or cancelled, and public transport paralysed● Severe flooding hits neighbouring Macau

Climate change will continue to widen gaps in food security, new study finds

Countries already struggling with low crop yields will be hurt most by a warming climate.

With storms to the east and wildfires to the west, the climate crisis is currently at the forefront of public consciousness.

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What a Joe Biden presidency would mean for five key science issues

The coronavirus pandemic, climate change and space exploration are among the issues that Biden will influence if he wins the upcoming US election.

Covid and climate change should be the UN's priority, new global poll says

Nearly a million people were polled by the United Nations ahead of its 75th General Assembly.
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How a gas car ban could fail in California

The state must prod 10 million people to buy clean cars and install thousands of charging stations within a decade to start phasing out gas-fueled vehicles in 2035, auto experts said.
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Biden’s $1.7 trillion climate plan would be blow to Big Oil

Looking for policy differences between President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger former Vice President Joe Biden? The most stark may be on climate change, the issue that more than any other will shape America's energy future. Biden has a climate plan - a big one. Trump simply doesn't.

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More people 'want to see action on climate change as a result of the pandemic'

The co-leader of the Green Party says the coronavirus crisis has made people believe 'change can happen' and pushed climate change up the agenda.

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EPA finalizes rule allowing some major polluters to follow weaker emissions standards

The Environmental Protection Agency finalized a rule that could reclassify many "major" sources of pollution as minor ones, allowing facilities to abide by less-stringent emissions standards for dangerous substances such as mercury, lead and arsenic.