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  1. Man rests outside a flooded shop after heavy rainfall led to flooding in Quzhou

    China braces for more rainstorms over weekend, climate change blamed

    Rainstorms are expected for large parts of China over the weekend, the state weather bureau said on Friday, forecasting of even more extreme ...
  2. Shops, including Japan's ubiquitous convenience stores, can decide how much to charge customers

    Japan begins charging for plastic bags

    Retailers in Japan began charging for plastic bags Wednesday, a move aimed at curbing Japanese consumers' love for packaging and finally bringing ...
  3. European Union flags flutter outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels

    EU hopes to strike deal on climate change law this year

    The European Union hopes to reach a deal this year on a law to make its climate targets irreversible, the bloc's energy chief said on Tuesday, ...
  4. A number of oil and gas companies have pledged to reach net zero emissions by 2050

    Satellites reveal major new gas industry methane leaks

    Last fall, European Space Agency satellites detected huge plumes of the invisible planet-warming gas methane leaking from the Yamal pipeline that ...
  5. carbon emissions

    Commentary: Why we need the opposite of a carbon tax to reduce emissions

    Despite its apparent simplicity, the accomplishments of carbon taxes over the last decade have been underwhelming, says an observer.
  6. Russia's Siberia region, best known as an icy tundra, is being transformed by climate change

    World meteorological body seeks to verify 'worrying' reports of Arctic heat record

    The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Tuesday it was seeking to confirm reports of a record temperature reading of more than 100 ...
  7. Unilever headquarters in Rotterdam

    Unilever to invest 1 billion euros in climate change fund over 10 years

    Unilever Plc said on Monday it will invest 1 billion euros in a fund to invest in climate change projects and reduce to net zero greenhouse gas ...