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Billie Eilish, BTS to perform at climate change concert

Billie Eilish, BTS, and Elton John, among others, will donate their star power to Global Citizen Live on Saturday for a global event to...

EPA sharply limits HFCs – powerful greenhouse gases used as coolants

Washington — In what officials call a key step to combat climate change, the Environmental Protection Agency is sharply limiting domestic production and use of hydrofluorocarbons,...

Climate change could trigger internal migration of 216 mln people – World Bank

WASHINGTON, Sept 13 (Reuters) - Without immediate action to combat climate change, rising sea levels, water scarcity and declining crop productivity could force 216...

McD pledges to phase out plastic toys with Happy Meals by 2025

Fast-food giant McDonald's said Tuesday it would phase out plastic toys from its signature Happy Meals by 2025. "Starting now, and phased in across the...

US scrambles to save world’s biggest tree from wildfires

Los Angeles, United States: The United States expressed optimism on Friday that it could save the world's largest living tree from wildfires that are...

Biden pushes for stronger climate change policy

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Joe Biden convened six heads of state and three leaders of multilateral organizations on Friday to make his plea: that stronger...

Climate crisis poses an existential threat to humanity: UNHCR

GENEVA - The U.N. Human Rights Council has begun its annual session in Geneva, and in an opening address Monday, U.N. High Commissioner for...

Ripper the Duck says ‘you bl**dy fool’ in 1st ever, insane discovery!

Kolkata, India: In the first-ever reported instance of Australian duck species mimicking human speech, a specimen was heard saying "You bloody fool." This vocal learning...

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Swiss unanimously votes for same-sex union referendum

GENEVA — In Switzerland, a controversial same-sex marriage referendum has been resoundingly approved by voters of the conservative, rich Alpine...

New Covid surge overwhelms hospitals in parts of US

WASHINGTON, D.C. — According to one of the country's top health officials, the spike in coronavirus cases in the...

China wants effeminate male celebs to man up

WASHINGTON — Macho men are in and effeminate male performers are out as Beijing expands its crackdown on China's entertainment...

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