Radioactive water storage tanks are seen at Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Okuma, Fukushima Prefecture. Photo: REUTERS

Japan will resume efforts to combat Fukushima contaminated water

Japan is resuming efforts to disperse the accumulation of contaminated water at the Fukushima nuclear power plant, which is

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People bathe in a fountain fleeing the heat in St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, 27 July 2019, with the business tower Lakhta Center, home of the Russian gas monopoly Gazprom, in the background. (Photo: Photo AP / Dmitri Lovetsky)

July may set world record as hottest month

The planet has resisted what may have been the hottest July in history, the Meteorological Organization said.

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Shortly after taking office, President Donald Trump's government eliminated the greenhouse gas and mileage requirements enacted by his predecessor, Barack Obama. Photo: GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP / Archive

Carmakers make emissions deal with California in repudiation of Trump

Four major automakers announced they have reached an agreement with California to produce more economical cars for the market.

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Shantal, of 5 years, lives less than 100 meters from a plastic recycling plant in the village of Canumay West in the city of Valenzuela. Photo: Martin San Diego / The Guardian

"The smell of burnt plastic wakes us up": The plastic city of the Philippines

As the noon approaches in the city of Valenzuela and the residents prepare for lunch, the smell

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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro greets during the inauguration ceremony of the newly appointed Secretary of Government, Army General Luiz Eduardo Ramos, at the Presidential Palace of the Planalto in Brasilia, Brazil, on Thursday, 4 July 2019. (AP Photo / Eraldo Peres)

Bolsonaro rebuts European environmental criticism

The president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, rejected European criticism about his commitment to the environment, saying that the

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The office of President Jair Bolsonaro declined to comment, saying that the issues would be addressed by the Ministry of Environment. Photo: Felipe Werneck / AP

Amazon faces its highest level of deforestation

Deforestation in the Brazilian portion of the Amazon forest increased more than 88% in June compared to the same month

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Vision of a drought in Australia, where 94 climate action cases were launched. Photo: Mike Bowers / Guardian

Governments and companies in 28 countries sued by climate crisis

Lawsuits against governments and corporations have spread to 28 countries, according to a new analysis. The study reveals

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