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100,000 Californians told to evacuate as raging wildfires return

100,000 Californians told to evacuate as raging wildfires return

47 minutes ago   |   Metro

Many have been left without power as fires returned to the badly-hit state More than 100,000 have been told to evacuate parts of California because of raging wildfires which...
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Climate justice is at the center of the Biden-Harris plan for tribal nations

49 minutes ago   |   Grist

The abuse and neglect experienced by tribal nations throughout U.S. history has had far-reaching consequences. A wide range of health metrics for Indigenous people fall far...
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New York state's bag ban is finally being enforced

49 minutes ago   |   Grist

Despite the plastic and fossil fuel industries' best efforts, New York's plastic bag ban lives on. More than seven months after a statewide law banning most single-use plastic...
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Ford and GM knew about climate change - and covered it up for decades

Ford and GM knew about climate change - and covered it up for decades

49 minutes ago   |   Grist

Exxon knew , Shell knew , coal knew - is it any surprise that top auto manufacturers knew, too? A new investigation from E&E News revealed that Ford and General Motors knew as...
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A beloved Jamaican beach is succumbing to climate change. It won't be the last

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

Climate change is eroding beaches all over the Caribbean - even though the region contributes a tiny fraction of the emissions heating the planet Sunbathing mothers keep an...
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New scheme proposed to keep Scottish beef farming green

1 hour ago   |   Press and Journal

Proposals for a new support scheme to help the Scottish beef sector reduce its climate change impact and boost its efficiency were published yesterday.
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BP makes $100m Q3 profit as oil markets begin to recover

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

Oil firm beats forecasts but cuts asset values as it predicts prices will remain low Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage BP has reported...
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Deputy First Minister Michelle O'Neill 'delighted' to be back at work after spell of self-isolation

Deputy First Minister Michelle O'Neill 'delighted' to be back at work after spell of self-isolation

3 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Michelle O'Neill was back behind her desk at Stormont on Monday after ending her two week period of self-isolation.
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BP leads energy companies preparing two major UK carbon capture projects

5 hours ago   |   The Guardian

17m tonnes of carbon dioxide to be stored beneath the North Sea every year After decades spent extracting fossil fuels from the UK's North Sea, a consortium of oil companies is...
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Amy Coney Barrett confirmed as Democrats warn of affront to democracy - live

5 hours ago   |   The Guardian   |   5 articles

Donald Trump hosted Barrett for swearing-in outside the White House, administered by Clarence Thomas Full story: Barrett confirmed in major victory for conservatives Why...
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Tinder Face to Face is new video chat service for members

Tinder Face to Face is new video chat service for members

Dating app Tinder has announced the global rollout of a new video chat feature - Face to Face. The one-to-one video calling functionality allows two members to actually see and... Read more ...

Tom Parker and wife Kelsey welcome baby after terminal brain tumour diagnosis

Tom Parker and wife Kelsey welcome baby after terminal brain tumour diagnosis

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Mobile networks including EE, Vodafone and Tesco Mobile will be BANNED from...

Mobile networks including EE, Vodafone and Tesco Mobile will be BANNED from selling locked phones

Ofcom will next year ban mobile phone operators from selling locking handsets. The telecoms watchdog said the move would make it easier for customers to switch providers. Read more ...

One-day-old baby dies after being mauled by dog who tried to bury him in garden

One-day-old baby dies after being mauled by dog who tried to bury him in garden

WARNING: DISTRESSING DETAILS - The mum was found crying and cradling her one-day-old baby boy covered in blood and dirt, before he died following the family Rottweiler's attack... Read more ...

Liverpool mayor Joe Anderson could back tighter 'Tier 4'-style lockdown

Liverpool mayor Joe Anderson could back tighter 'Tier 4'-style lockdown

Joe Anderson said he would back tougher restrictions if needed despite already being in the strictest 'Tier 3' of the system. It came as he paid tribute to brother Bill - one... Read more ...

Corrie recasts Summer Spellman as teen returns - as original actress quits

Corrie recasts Summer Spellman as teen returns - as original actress quits

Coronation Street has announced Summer Spellman's return, but actress Matilda Freeman has been replaced by newcomer Harriet Bibby Read more ...

Viewers once again unleash their anger at Firass Dirani on SAS Australia

Viewers once again unleash their anger at Firass Dirani on SAS Australia

Firass Dirani was forced to submerge himself in freezing cold water as punishment for making a smug remark on Tuesday's episode of SAS Australia. Read more ...

Glen Kamara transfer latest as Rangers star is 'checked' by Leeds

Glen Kamara transfer latest as Rangers star is 'checked' by Leeds

The Ibrox star is a key player for Steven Gerrard and they want him to sign a new deal but he's attracting a lot of interest from elsewhere. Read more ...

Ilhan Omar and AOC call for court packing just moments after Amy Coney...

Ilhan Omar and AOC call for court packing just moments after Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court confirmation

SHORTLY after conservative Judge Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed as a Supreme Court justice on Monday, Democratic representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar... Read more ...

'Very niiice!': Kazakhstan adopts Borat's catchphrase for tourism campaign 

'Very niiice!': Kazakhstan adopts Borat's catchphrase for tourism campaign 

Borat, the fictional character played by Sacha Baron Cohen, hails from the central Asian nation of Kazakhstan and frequently paints the country as homophobic, sexist and... Read more ...