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Mediocrity is not an option for climate deal

Feature story | 23 September, 2009 at 0:00

With the international climate negotiations and the climate system both in crisis, more than 100 Heads of State and Government gathered at UN HQ in New York yesterday to try to break the deadlock and move the discussions forward. But despite...

My voice

Background | 21 January, 2010 at 15:48

We must act today to stop treating the atmosphere like an ashtray. Global warming is already claiming 300,000 lives each year, and threatening many hundreds of millions more.

Aftermath of Bushfires in Australia

Image | 26 February, 2009 at 0:00

26 February - Australia. A statue of a pair of kissing cherubs stand amongst the ruins of a Pheasant Creek home destroyed by forest fires - now increasing with climate change. Read more.

People in Sundarbans affected by sea level rise

Image | 7 March, 2009 at 0:00

03 July - India. Sea Level Rise and People in Sundarbans. "Over the past twenty years, I have lost my house about seven to eight times". See the photo-essay .

Sea Level Rise in Bangladesh

Image | 6 March, 2010 at 14:11

06 March 2010 - Bangladesh. Villagers at Kalabogi village stand on a makeshift dike. If this dike breaks over 1000 homes will be washed away. At high tide the sea is inches away from bursting the bank. Read more

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