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What the world knows about climate change
A study published in the journal Nature Climate Change indicates that as much as 40 per cent of the world's adult population is unaware of climate change.
4 August 2015

Obama unveils Clean Power Plan
United States President Barack Obama has unveiled what he calls "the biggest, most important step we have ever taken" to counter climate change.
3 August 2015

India to become most populous nation by 2022
Population projections issued by the United Nations last week indicate that India's population size will exceed China's by 2022.
2 August 2015

Delhi residents buying black market water
Daily demand for water in the city in India exceeds the legal supply by approximately 750 million litres, so many residents turn to the black market.
1 August 2015

World population to rise by 2.4 billion by 2050
According to the United Nations, an increase in the size of the population of the world of about 2.4 billion by 2050 is "almost inevitable".
31 July 2015

United Kingdom population to be largest in Europe
A report issued by Eurostat earlier this week indicates that the United Kingdom will become the most populous country in Europe by 2050.
30 July 2015

Farming ourselves out of food
A new study published by the Anglia Ruskin University Global Sustainability Institute indicates that there will be catastrophic food shortages throughout the world caused by climate change by 2040 unless drastic changes are made immediately.
29 July 2015

Companies pledge to counter climate change
Thirteen of the best-known companies in the United States — Apple, Microsoft, Walmart, Bank of America and others — have pledged to spend $140 billion on efforts to reduce carbon emissions.
28 July 2015

Forty nations facing destabilization by 2045
Population growth is threatening to destabilize 40 nations — mostly developing countries — within the next 30 years.
27 July 2015

Living near trees is good for you
Researchers led by psychologist Omid Kardan of the University of Chicago have found that "urban neighbourhoods filled with trees are better for your physical health."
26 July 2015

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