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Climate Change Poses Threats to Children’s Health Worldwide

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The health effects of climate change will be unevenly distributed and children will be among those especially harmed, according to a new report from the medical journal The Lancet. The report compared human health consequences under two scenarios: one in which the world meets the commitments laid out in the...
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Hayabusa-2: Japan spacecraft leaves asteroid to head home

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Image copyright Jaxa/AFP Image caption The Ryugu asteroid is 900m (2,950ft) wide Japan’s Hayabusa-2 spacecraft has departed from a faraway asteroid and begun its yearlong journey back to Earth. The spacecraft left its orbit around Ryugu on Wednesday with samples of the asteroid in tow. Hayabusa-2 is expected to return...
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As Australia Burns, Its Leaders Trade Insults

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SYDNEY, Australia — When a mass shooting shattered Australia in 1996, the country banned automatic weapons. In its first years of independence, it enacted a living-wage law. Stable retirement savings, national health care, affordable college education — Australia solved all these issues decades ago. But climate change is Australia’s labyrinth...
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Philippines: The boy diving for plastic

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Thirteen-year-old Ranniel quit school to support his family. He now risks his life, diving into polluted waters to retrieve plastic waste, the result of a pay-as-you-go, single-use plastic culture that is devastating the environment. It’s estimated that Filipinos dispose of 163 million single-use sachets of household products a day, according...
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Goodbye, America: Greta Thunberg to Sail Again After Climate Talks Relocate

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Help came from Riley Whitelum, an Australian who has been sailing around the world with his wife, Elayna Carausu. “If you get in contact with me, I’m sure we could organize something,” he responded. In the span of a week, the voyage was organized. Mr. Whitelum and Ms. Carausu will...

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