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Major states snub calls for climate action as U.N. summit wraps up - A handful of major states resisted pressure on Sunday to ramp up efforts to combat global warming as a U.N. climate summit ground to a close, angering smaller countries and a growing protest movement that is pushing for emergency action.
Sun, 15 Dec 2019 10:40:57 -0500
'Total disconnect': Voices from marathon Madrid climate summit - A U.N. climate summit closed on Sunday with major states snubbing calls for tougher action to combat global warming, prompting sharp criticism from smaller countries and environmental activists.
Sun, 15 Dec 2019 09:30:10 -0500
Deadly eruption hits New Zealand volcano tourist town hard - Helicopter pilot Mark Law did not hesitate to fly out to New Zealand's White Island volcano immediately after it erupted to carry survivors to hospital, but after a harrowing week he knows his town's adventure tourism industry faces an uncertain future.
Sun, 15 Dec 2019 09:09:32 -0500
Botswana bans hunters after killing of research elephant - Botswana's government has revoked the licenses of two professional hunters who shot dead a research elephant and then destroyed its collar to try to hide the evidence.
Sun, 15 Dec 2019 06:09:50 -0500
New Zealand recovery teams return to volcanic island, two remain missing; death toll rises to 16 - New Zealand recovery teams returned to the volcanic White Island on Sunday but were unable to locate two remaining bodies in their search, as the death toll from Monday's eruption rose to 16, police said.
Sun, 15 Dec 2019 06:05:51 -0500
Villains or visionaries? Hedge funds short companies they say 'greenwash' - Tens of trillions of global investment dollars are pouring into companies touting robust environmental, social and governance credentials. Now short-sellers spy an opportunity.
Sun, 15 Dec 2019 05:26:00 -0500
Strong quake in southern Philippines kills one, injures several - A strong earthquake struck near the Philippine city of Davao on Sunday, killing a child, damaging buildings and causing several injuries, officials said, the latest in a series of tremors to strike the southern part of the country in recent months.
Sun, 15 Dec 2019 04:49:35 -0500
Philippines mayor says one child killed in earthquake - A six-year-old girl died after a wall collapsed on her during a powerful earthquake on Sunday, Vincent Fernandez, the mayor of Matanao town in the southern Philippines told local radio.
Sun, 15 Dec 2019 03:59:22 -0500
Frustrated with climate talks, activists dump manure outside Madrid summit - Green activists dumped horse manure and staged a mock hanging outside the venue of a U.N. climate summit in Madrid on Saturday, airing their frustration at the failure of world leaders to take meaningful action against global warming.
Sat, 14 Dec 2019 20:50:43 -0500
Anger erupts at U.N. climate summit as major economies resist bold action - Major economies resisted calls for bolder climate commitments as a U.N. summit in Madrid limped toward a delayed conclusion on Saturday, dimming hopes that nations will act in time to stop rising temperatures devastating people and the natural world.
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