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‘Fifty-fifty chance’ global warming hits 1.5°C by 2026, warn scientists

The latest climate update from the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) puts the planet on the brink of irreversible global warming.
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GLOBALink | Giant karst sinkhole discovered in China’s Guangxi

A cave exploration team has discovered a giant karst sinkhole in Leye County of south China's Guangxi, bringing Leye's number of such sinkholes to 30. #GLOBALink   
Turkiye’s Lake Tuz

Nearly 1,900 flamingo chicks hatched in Turkiye’s Lake Tuz last year

Nearly 1,900 flamingo chicks hatched in Turkiye’s Lake Tuz last year, according to official data compiled by Anadolu Agency.
Lianyungang

Protect This Place: Lianyungang, an Underrated Pearl in the Yellow Sea

Every summer shorebirds on the East Asian-Australasian Flyway arrive at the Arctic tundra to attract mates, breed, and care for their young. Then they follow an inner biological clock and head south. They spend the winter in regions at lower latitudes, including East Asia and Southeast Asia. The journey is long and arduous, often covering distances of 3,000 to 5,000 miles.
Oil and Gas Industry

Oil and Gas Industry Tries to Hold Public Schools Hostage

The oil and gas industry wants to play a word-and-picture association game with you. Think of four images: a brightly colored backpack stuffed with pencils, a smiling teacher with a tablet tucked under her arm, a pair of glasses resting on a stack of pastel notebooks, and a gleaming school bus welcoming a young student aboard.
Solar Energy

EU Countries Call for 1,000 Gigawatts of Solar Energy by 2030

The European Union should set an ambitious goal for boosting solar energy capacity across the region as it seeks to free itself from a dependency on Russian gas, according to five member states.
“Green” children's products

“Green” children’s products not always PFAS-free, warns new study

Though many consumer products for children are marketed as “green” or “non-toxic,” some still contain toxic chemicals.
climate change

Seagrass: The plant that removes carbon 30 times faster than a rainforest

In an effort to combat climate change, a campaign is aiming to repopulate the UK’s coasts with carbon-capturing seagrass.
heatwave

India and Pakistan heatwave is ‘testing the limits of human survivability,’ expert says

Temperatures in parts of India and Pakistan have reached record levels, putting the lives of millions at risk as the effects of the climate crisis are felt across the subcontinent.
fossil fuel carbon dioxide emissions

Breakthrough in estimating fossil fuel carbon dioxide emissions

A team of scientists led by the University of East Anglia (UEA) has made a major breakthrough in detecting changes in fossil fuel carbon dioxide emissions more quickly and frequently.

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