Canada’s Federal Court of Appeal dismissed legal objections to the contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion that would nearly triple the flow of oil from the Alberta oil sands to the Pacific coast.
Indigenous groups lose court bid to block Canada pipeline
In a tea room just outside Bangladesh’s Rohingya refugee camps, a group of young activists fiddle with their phones, which have suddenly started pinging in chorus now they are finally reconnected to the Internet.
Rohingya demand role in running camps, tell NGOs stop ‘ignoring us’
Permafrost in Canada, Alaska and Siberia is abruptly crumbling in ways that could release large stores of greenhouse gases more quickly than anticipated, researchers have warned.
Permafrost collapse could release large stores of carbon: Study
British Prime Minister David Cameron turned down an offer from Prime Minister Boris Johnson to head the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow in November, it has emerged.
David Cameron rejected offer to head COP26 climate conference
Britain announced Tuesday that it plans to ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars by 2035 — five years earlier than its previous target — in a bid to speed up efforts to tackle climate change.
UK unveils plans for climate conference amid criticism
Sudanese refugees in Niger said they have been living in an atmosphere of fear and intimidation after security forces cracked down on protests calling for better living conditions.
Sudan refugees forced to sleep in desert after clash with Niger security forces
Sinking into the steamy hot springs, the giant rodents of Izu Shaboten Koen flick their ears and close their eyes against the camera clicks of fascinated onlookers, drifting into a hazy midday nap.
Olympics and Year of the Rat give starring role to Japan's capybaras
Families of the 39 Vietnamese migrants whose bodies were discovered in a refrigerated lorry in Essex last year and campaigners in the UK are calling for inquests to be held into the deaths.
Families call for inquests into Essex lorry deaths of Vietnamese migrants

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