The News for Monday 25th of June 2018
"Climate change and conflict are forcing growing numbers of people to go hungry, flee their homes and lose critical access to water, the United Nations said... in a look at progress in its global development goals. The number of hungry people has risen for the first time in a decade"
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"If you’re looking for good news on the climate front, don’t look to the Antarctic... And don’t look to Washington DC... But from somewhat less likely quarters, there’s been reason this month for hope..."
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"Under the right conditions, financial institutions say they could double their planned investments in the U.S. renewable energy sector, with the potential to mobilize $1 trillion in cumulative private capital by 2030."
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"Scientists have uncovered a new threat to the world’s endangered coral reefs. They have found that most are incapable of growing quickly enough to compensate for rising sea levels triggered by global warming."
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