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"Human-caused greenhouse gas emissions threaten to make rice less nutritious, scientists said in a study released Wednesday, raising a worrying possibility about the staple food item for billions of humans"
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Climate change news for Thursday 24th of May 2018
"Most nations, representing 90% of global population, would benefit economically from keeping global warming to 1.5C above pre-industrial levels, the research indicates. This includes almost all the world’s poorest countries"
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"If nations meet their current emissions reduction targets under the Paris Agreement, the resulting warming will sharply curtail the environment suitable for roughly half the world’s species of insects...[particularly pollinating insect groups]"
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"China has made strong progress on its new carbon markets... while the EU initiated reforms of its carbon trading system which have already had an effect on prices... more carbon markets are also likely to come forward"
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""We already have enough ideas and innovations. What we lack in many African countries is the implementation framework," said Richard Munang, who coordinates African climate change programmes for the UNEP"
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Headline #1 photo: By Jialiang Gao, www.peace-on-earth.org (Original Photograph) [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html), CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/) or CC BY-SA 2.5 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5)], via Wikimedia Commons
Headline #2 photo: Dr. Avishai Teicher Pikiwiki Israel [CC BY 2.5 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5)], via Wikimedia Commons
Headline #3 photo: By Roland Sachs [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], from Wikimedia Commons
Headline #6 photo: By Kabai Ken [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], from Wikimedia Commons
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