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EU wind power to increase by 500 percent

Germany, Denmark, and Belgium are joining forces with industry giants to install some colossal new offshore wind farm projects in the next decade.
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United States pulls out of climate deal

Nearly 200 nations, including the US, agreed in 2015 to voluntarily reduce their greenhouse gas emissions in an effort to combat climate change.
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China joins the EU in support of Paris Agreement

China has been the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases stoking global warming since 2007.
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Should the EU sanction the US for reneging on Paris deal?

Earth is likely to reach more dangerous levels of warming even sooner if the US retreats from its pledge to cut carbon dioxide pollution.
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38 million pieces of trash on Pacific island

When researchers traveled to a tiny, uninhabited island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, they were astonished to find an estimated 38 million pieces of trash washed up on the beaches.
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Irish beach reappears after three decades

A beach that was swept away more than 30 years ago from a remote island off the west coast of Ireland has reappeared after thousands of tons of sand were deposited on top of the rocky coastline.
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Crack in the Antarctic set to destabilise ice shelves

The new Antarctica crack is an offshoot of a rupture that gained notice after growing dramatically in 2014, and can destabilise the largest ice shelves in the Antarctic.

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