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<div>Protesters gather at Britain's parliament to urge climate action</div>
At least 12,000 people converged on Britain's parliament on Wednesday to lobby lawmakers to start driving the sweeping changes needed to meet the country's new target to cut net carbon emissions to zero by 2050, organizers said.
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EPA air chief under ethics scrutiny resigns
Bill Wehrum, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official in charge of revising power plant rules, revamping vehicle emission standards and biofuels, who was under scrutiny for ethics allegations, is stepping down June 30, the agency said on Wednesday.
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California, Canada sign memorandum to advance cleaner vehicles, fuels
Canada and California on Wednesday said they had signed a memorandum of understanding to advance cleaner vehicles and fuels.
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School closures, frozen bananas and faith: Europeans struggle with heatwave
French authorities announced school closures and traffic restrictions on Wednesday as swathes of Europe continued to wither under a powerful heatwave.
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Kenya environmental tribunal suspends coal plant license, allows fresh study
A Kenyan environmental tribunal delayed a license for a planned coal power plant in the coastal Lamu region on Wednesday, saying the builders must submit a fresh environmental study because they had failed to consult residents.
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Parched tourists seek gelato and shade in sweltering Paris and Rome
Tourists in Rome and Paris scaled back their sightseeing in sweltering temperatures on Tuesday, dousing themselves at fountains and cooling down with ice cream as a heatwave continued in continental Europe.
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<div>Greenland Ice Sheet: 'More than 50 hidden lakes' detected</div>
Only a handful of liquid water lakes had previously been detected under the kilometres-thick ice sheet.
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US meteorologists worried over 5G roll-out
Weather forecasters think parts of the 5G network could interfere with meteorology communications.
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<div>'Triple whammy' threatens UN action on climate change</div>
Efforts by Saudi Arabia, the EU and Japan are seen as part of a backlash against UN climate action.
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<div>'Jet in a box' powers remote Halley Antarctic base</div>
Engineers succeed in automating science experiments at the UK's Halley research station.
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Nasa puts up deep-space atomic clock
The miniaturised timepiece will be used to overhaul deep-space navigation if it proves its worth.
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Rhino release: Endangered animals despatched to Rwanda
Five critically endangered rhinos from European zoos are flown to Rwanda to be released into the wild.
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Sleeping With Artificial Light at Night Associated With Weight Gain in Women
The results suggest that cutting off lights at bedtime could reduce women’s chances of becoming obese. (Photo courtesy of NIEHS)...
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