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Drowned out

The poorest countries, who contribute the least to climate change and have the most to lose, are the countries with the smallest voice at the negotiation table.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Burma: Seeing but not believing

Of all the images that have emerged from cyclone-hit Burma, the mostshocking for me were the most long distance ones. NASA releasedsatellite images of the country before and after the cyclone. The‘after' image is barely recognizable - the amount of the Irrawaddydelta in the south that is now blue instead of green is staggering.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Of typhoons, climate change and rainy nights

With typhoon Megi wreaking havoc, Filipinos wait with bated breath: what next?.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Darkness visible

This morning I woke to find the river flowing in the wrong direction, the barge rising at an alarming speed. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Marginally speaking

Our new blogger Mari Marcel Thekaekara, based in India, considers stories that never hit the headlines. Read her first post here.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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beach life

Ten days into the Tahdiya, or ‘Calm’ between Hamas and Israel,we haven’t seen anything change here inside Gaza. In fact the only realdifference I’ve noticed is that over the last couple of weeks the powercuts have been worse than ever. Like many other people, I have powercuts at home for eight hours at a time now.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Paralympic sponsor deemed ‘not fit to work’

Anti-cuts and disabled rights groups promise ‘audacious, daring and disruptive’ week of action against Atos.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Restore our meadows, a most cost-effective flood defence

Emma Rothero and David Gowing call for a natural solution to Britain’s flood risk.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Promised land of honey

Becky Palmstrom on the buoyant hopes of refugees from Southern Sudan in Kenya, as they see their nation begin to take shape and await return..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The ‘curse’ of Philippine floods

While the powerful thrashed out decisions on what to do about climate change, the Philippines was drowning, writes Iris Gonzales.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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