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Oil fields burning off natural gas in Iraq, in a screen capture taken on November 26, 2021.

Iraq: Oil fields taking toll on environment and community

Iraq is the world’s second-worst offender of greenhouse gas emissions, according to the World Bank

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Britain's Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, are pictured during a visit to the Giza Pyramids on the western outskirts of Cairo, Egypt, on November 18, 2021.

UK’s Prince Charles visits Egypt, urges environmental action

Prince Charles, and his wife, Duchess Camilla, landed in Egypt on Thursday after a visit to Jordan

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Activists display a 5,000 pound ice sculpture with an embedded Facebook logo, in front of the Capitol in Washington DC, US, on November 4, 2021.

Facebook ran ads skeptical of climate change during COP26

Fossil fuel lobbies and businesses also paid $574,000 to publicize their environmental efforts

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Morning haze and smog envelop the skyline in New Delhi, India, November 5, 2021.

India shuts down power plants, schools amid pollution crisis

New Delhi struggles with chronic winter smog every year as drops in temperature trap deadly pollutants

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Commuters drive along a road amid heavy smog conditions in New Delhi on November 11, 2021.

India's top court orders 'work from home' over pollution in capital

The Supreme Court also ordered measures to halt vehicle traffic that is not essential

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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrives at the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow on November 10, 2021.

Everything you need to know about the COP26 climate conference

Leaders around the globe are making pledges in areas such as deforestation to limit climate change

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COP26 President Alok Sharma during the climate conference in Glasgow, Scotland on November 13, 2021.

Countries at COP26 climate summit adopt 'imperfect' pact, Britain says

The deal came despite a last-gasp hitch from China and India seeking to water down language on coal phaseout

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Alok Sharma (L), president of the COP26, poses for pictures with other delegates during a stocktaking plenary session at the COP26 UN Climate Summit in Glasgow, Scotland, November 13, 2021.

COP26: Climate talks stall, Britain suggests funding plan

Britain proposed mechanisms to ensure that the poorest nations get more financial help

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An oil tanker approaches to the new Jetty during the launch of the new $650 million oil facility in Fujairah, United Arab Emirates, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016.

Oil-exporter UAE accepts future is not oil, US delegation says

Visit of US lawmakers coincides with global climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland

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China's special climate envoy, Xie Zhenhua speaks during a joint China and US statement on a declaration enhancing climate action in the 2020's during the COP26 climate change conference in Glasgow on November 10, 2021

China launches enhanced climate action plan with US

China and the US together account for nearly 40 percent of all carbon pollution

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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during the opening ceremony of the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland on November 1, 2021.

UK PM urges COP26 unity amid concern from climate experts

'We need to pull out all the stops if we're going to keep 1.5C within our grasp' PM Johnson says

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An aerial view taken on September 24, 2021, on shows a dried up river bed in the al-Huwaiza Marshes south of Baghdad, on the Iraq-Iran border.

Climate change will cause ‘ultra-extreme heat waves’ in MENA

Experts say water scarcity in the region could lead to increased conflicts with the onset of heat waves

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A protester holds a painted parasol in George Square ahead of a protest by Climate activist group Extinction Rebellion in Glasgow on November 7, 2021.

Survey: few willing to change lifestyle to reduce climate change

The survey of 10 countries found that few individuals are willing to make significant lifestyle changes

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People participate in a rally during a global day of action on climate change in Sydney, Australia on November 6, 2021.

Australia vows to sell coal 'for decades'

Defending Australia's decision, Pitt says Australia had some of the world's highest quality coal

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Climate activists march through the streets of Glasgow, Scotland, November 5, 2021.

Youth groups protest lack of action at climate summit

Delegates from nearly 200 countries are in Glasgow to hammer out how to meet the Paris Agreement goals

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US President Joe Biden addresses a press conference at the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow on November 2, 2021.

Biden says China’s Xi made ‘big mistake’ with COP26 absence

'They’ve lost an ability to influence people around the world,' Biden says

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Children sit by a dug-out water hole in a dry river bed in a remote village of Fenoaivo in northeastern Madagascar, November 11, 2020.

UN report: Nearly 30,000 facing 'climate change famine' in Madagascar

Tens of thousands of people are already suffering “catastrophic” levels of hunger and food insecurity

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Bubbles of methane rise to the surface of the water at Stordalen mire in northern Sweden on August 24, 2021.

Report: nearly 90 states pledge to slash methane emissions

The Global Methane Pledge is being driven by the US and EU

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The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby speaks at St Margaret's Church, in central London on October 18, 2021.

UK Archbishop compares climate inaction to Nazi rise, apologizes

'I unequivocally apologize for the words I used' Welby tweeted

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Le président américain Joe Biden lors du sommet des Nations Unies sur le climat COP26, le 1er novembre 2021, à Glasgow, en Écosse

Biden apologizes for Trump's Paris Climate Accords withdrawal

Biden recommitted to the Paris Climate Accords shortly after entering office

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White House National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan talks to reporters at the White House in Washington, DC on October 26, 2021.

US says China needs to 'step up' on climate action

President Xi Jinping is one of the notable missing names at the COP26 conference, which runs for two weeks

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A police boat patrols the waters next to the Scottish Event Campus, the venue for the COP26 UN Climate Summit in Glasgow, Scotland, October 31, 2021.

World leaders in Glasgow for 'last, best hope' climate summit

Pandemic-postponed COP26 conference kicks off with notable absence of Chinese, Russian presidents

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Le secrétaire général des Nations Unies, Antonio Guterres, lors d'une réunion à Moscou le 12 mai 2021

G20 vague on climate, activists and UN chief disappointed

'I leave Rome with my hopes unfulfilled - but at least they are not buried,' Guterres said