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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A worker selects plastic waste for recycling at the Minato Resource Recycle Center in Tokyo, Japan, 10 Jun of 2019. Photo taken at 10 in June of 2019. REUTERS / Kim Kyung-Hoon

G20 plastic waste reduction goal does not meet the "excessive"

Activists hailed the goal set by the 20 Group of major economies to reduce the plastic garbage that leaked to

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A Nissan Altima car with a China Stage VI emission standard is seen at a dealership in Beijing, China, on 23's June 2019. Photo taken at 23 in June of 2019. REUTERS / Yilei Sun

Chaotic application of new emission rules affect automakers in China

The Buick dealer in Shanghai at the end of April found himself in an unknown dilemma: how to sell almost 80 sedans

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A research team led by Keio University associate professor Tomoaki Okuda analyzes PM2,5's concentration on a platform at the Yokohama subway station in July of 2018. (Provided by Tomoaki Okuda)

Scientists call for measures to combat micropollutants in subways

Japanese subway stations contain five times the amount of particulate matter in the air than in the air above

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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on the left and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the right shake hands during their meeting in Osaka, West Japan, 30 June of 2019. Eugene Hoshiko / Pool via REUTERS

Abe offers aid to Saudi prince in reducing dependence on oil

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday praised Saudi Arabia's efforts to reduce its dependence on oil and

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Protesters are participating in a protest against the new conservative government of the People's Party (PP) in Madrid to suspend some anti-emissions policies of cars in the center of the city, Madrid, Spain, 29 June 2019. REUTERS / Juan Medina

Protest in Madrid: Conservatives suspend ban on polluting cars

Thousands protested in Madrid on Saturday against the suspension of restrictions on polluting cars by the new conservative prefecture, increasing

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Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte talks to Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang and former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon during the Global Adaptation Commission ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, in 27 June 2019. Fred Dufour / Pool via REUTERS

Dutch PM says China must maintain climate targets despite trade war

China maintained its climate change targets even with a slowing economy - the second largest in the world

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The Ping An Finance Center skyscraper is seen amidst other buildings in the central business district of Futian in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China, at 18 in June. Source: REUTERS

China is creating a greener future through technology

Entrepreneur Tony Verb is on a mission to promote technology that can help make cities more

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A group of teenage protesters, part of the "Fridays for the Future" against climate change, meet in front of the White House last month. Photo: Eric Baradat / AFP / Getty Images

Young protesters at DNC ​​headquarters call for debate on climate crisis

Dozens of young demonstrators crowded into the Democratic National Committee's headquarters in Washington DC on Tuesday, demanding a focused debate

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