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EU countries approve climate measures after long talks

European Union countries have reached a deal backing stricter climate rules that would eliminate carbon emissions from new cars by 2035 following hard-fought talks...

EU politicians endorse ban on combustion-engine cars in 2035

The European Parliament has thrown its weight behind a proposed ban on selling new cars with combustion engines in 2035, seeking to step up...

EU proposes €300bn roadmap to ditch Russian energy

The European Commission has proposed a nearly €300 billion-package, including more efficient use of fuels and faster rollout of renewable power, in a bid...

Death toll rises following landslides in Philippines

The death toll from landslides and floods that hit the central and southern Philippines after a summer tropical depression unleashed days of pounding rain...

Brazil mudslide death toll reaches 105, with dozens missing

Rio de Janeiro state’s government has confirmed 105 deaths from floods and mudslides that swept away homes and cars in the city of Petropolis. Rubens...

Cyclone damages Australian towns and cuts power to thousands

A destructive cyclone has damaged several towns on Australia’s western coast, shattering windows, snapping trees and knocking out power. Tropical Cyclone Seroja crossed the Western...

Australian wildfires merge into massive inferno

Two wildfires have merged to form a massive inferno in south-eastern Australia and a man suffered serious burns protecting a home during a night...

2018 was the fourth warmest year on record

The next five years are likely to see temperatures of 1C or more above pre-industrial levels as the Earth experiences its warmest decade on...

Health warnings issued as UK faces another heatwave

Following the balmy forecasts, Public Health England (PHE) are urging caution over the coming days and nights. Dr Thomas Waite, from the extreme events team...

Weeks of torrential rains in India see tens of thousands stranded

Weeks of torrential rains have forced an airport in southern India to close and have cut off several roads and highways, leaving tens of...

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