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BBC News reports here: About three-quarters of the world’s coral reefs are at risk, a major assessment warns, with overfishing and climate change the biggest factors.
AFP reports here at Yahoo News: WASHINGTON – Fifty million “environmental refugees” will flood into the global north by 2020, fleeing food shortages sparked by climate change, experts warned at a major science conference that ended here Monday.
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AFP reports here at Yahoo News: BEIJING – Thick smog blanketing Beijing went “beyond” measurable pollution levels on Monday, the US embassy said, as a Chinese official warned people to stay indoors and avoid outdoor activities.
BBC News reports here: Investing $1.3 trillion (£800bn) each year in green sectors would deliver long-term stability and growth in the global economy, a UN report suggests.
Pollution: AFP reports here at Yahoo News: BEIJING – China has adopted a plan to tackle heavy-metal pollution, according to state media, after more than 30 major poisoning incidents since 2009.
In Ontario, Canada, residents are concerned about possible health issues caused by wind turbines. CBC reports.
Thomas L. Friedman’s phenomenal number-one bestseller The World Is Flat has helped millions of readers to see the world in a new way. In his brilliant, essential new book, Friedman takes a fresh and provocative look at two of the biggest challenges we face today: America’s surprising loss of focus and national purpose since 9/11; [...]
Reuters reports here at CNET News.com: Negotiators from almost 200 nations will meet in Bangkok from March 3-8, after side-stepping the Kyoto issue at their last meeting in Mexico in December.