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|Shell bows to investor pressure on climate risk|
In a rare move, oil major Shell on Thursday backed a resolution proposed by activist investors to force the company to recognize climate change risks by improving its transparency.
|Urban heatwaves getting worse, study confirms|
Urban heatwaves have become more frequent over the last 40 years, scientists reported on Friday.
|China 2014 coal output seen down 2.5 pct, first drop in a decade|
China's coal production is estimated to have fallen 2.5 percent in 2014, the first annual drop in more than a decade, hit by a war on pollution and government efforts to tackle a supply glut as demand from industry and the power sector weakens.
|Study flags carbon concern from melting glaciers|
Glaciers melting as a result of climate change release soot into the seas, scientists find, with unknown impacts on marine life
|For green, comfortable homes, Mali turns to mud|
Building a house in the poorest villages of southern Mali has for years involved cutting trees for timber frames and struggling to save cash for a corrugated iron roof.
|Thomson Reuters Foundation|
|Climate concern 'linked to floods'|
Public belief in the reality of climate change has risen in Britain, partly because of the 2013 winter floods, according to a report.
|Include genes in climate change plans, urges FAO|
The UN is mooting the inclusion of genetic resources in guidelines for national climate change adaptation plans to support food security in developing countries.
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