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Former US vice president Al Gore speaks at the "Action Day" meeting at the COP21 World Climate Change Conference 2015 in Le Bourget, north of Paris, France, 5 December 2015. Photo: Christophe Petit Tesson/EPA
Monday, December 7 2015

Diplomats crafting the blueprint for a worldwide climate rescue deal issued a 48-page report on Saturday, concluding a bitter ...

Demonstrators ride on a four person bike during a street parade for the COP21 in Montreuil in the East of Paris, France, 5 December 2015. Photo:Etienne Laurent/EPA
Sunday, December 6 2015

Negotiators from 195 nations raced Saturday to complete a four-year mission by delivering a blueprint to secure humanity ...

Saturday, December 5 2015

A powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck in the southern Indian Ocean Saturday, but there was no indication of a destructive tsunami ...

Heavy rains flood villages in Kawlin Township, Sagaing Region on 29 July, 2015. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
Friday, December 4 2015

Honduras, Myanmar and Haiti top a new list of nations hardest hit by two decades of storms, floods and landslides that killed more than ...

The Xayaburi Dam is a hydroelectric dam under construction on the Lower Mekong River approximately 30 kilometres east of Xayaburi town in northern Laos. Photo: Environmental Justice Atlas
Thursday, December 3 2015

In a global manifesto released on the 3 December, a coalition of more than 300 civil society organizations from 53 countries called ...

US President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference at ODCE in Paris, France, 01 December 2015. Photo: Christophe Petit Tesson/EPA
Wednesday, December 2 2015

US President Barack Obama warned Tuesday global warming posed imminent security and economic risks, as negotiators ...

Asylum seekers who arrived by boat are moored in Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island, Australia, 16 August 2012. The captain of a boat carrying asylum seekers insisted he was paid by Australian officials to turn back to Indonesia, speaking in front of media for the first time on 17 June 2015. EPA/SCOTT FISHER AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND OUT
Wednesday, December 2 2015

The captain of an asylum-seeker boat allegedly intercepted by the Australian navy has told a court how he negotiated ...

Tuesday, December 1 2015

From low-lying islands in the Pacific to parched areas of Africa, nations facing the most immediate peril of climate change ...

Demonstrators faceFrench riot police during a protest on Place de la Republique ahead of the COP21 World Climate Change Conference 2015 in Paris, France, 29 November 2015. Photo: IAN Langsdon/EPA
Monday, November 30 2015

Protesters linked hands near the violent heart of the Paris terror attacks Sunday, giving an emotional jolt to world leaders flying into ...

Climate talks get underway - French soldiers patrol near to the Eiffel tower in Paris, France, 14 November 2015. Photo: Guillaume Horcajuelo/EPA
Monday, November 30 2015

Billions of dollars in environmental aid were announced Friday as cities worldwide prepared for marches to pressure leaders ...

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