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Mission 2025 Group Urges Governments To Set More Ambitious Climate Goals

Some of the world's biggest companies, finance houses, cities and regions have joined forces to urge governments to increase their climate ambition ahead of a February 2025 deadline to deliver their emission-cutting plans to the United Nations. The group has signed up to a coalition named Mission 2025...

Jun 24, 2024

CLIMATE-CHANGE-GOVERNMENTS-TARGETS:Mission 2025 group urges governments to set more ambitious climate goals

German Economy Minister Urges China To Shift From Coal Power

German Economy Minister Robert Habeck said on Sunday that China was indispensable to achieving global climate goals and must find a safe alternative to coal, which accounted for nearly 60% of China's electricity supply in 2023...

Jun 24, 2024

CHINA-GERMANY-CLIMATE:German economy minister urges China to shift from coal power

One Person Found Dead After Swiss Floods

Emergency services found a dead body and kept up a search for two other people missing on Sunday after flooding and landslides in southern Switzerland, police said...

Jun 24, 2024

EUROPE-WEATHER-SWITZERLAND:One person found dead after Swiss floods

Heat Wave Scorches US East Coast As Dangerous Temperatures Expand To West

More than 100 million people across the U.S. were under heat warnings on Sunday, with cities on the East Coast bracing for record-breaking temperatures as the heat dome causing the dangerous conditions expands to the West Coast...

Jun 24, 2024

USA-WEATHER:Heat wave scorches US East Coast as dangerous temperatures expand to West

More Than 1,000 Die In Haj Amid Scorching Temperatures

More than 1,000 people died during haj this year, according to a Reuters tally, as extreme heat hammered the nearly two million who took part in the annual Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca...

Jun 24, 2024

SAUDI-HAJ-EGYPT:More than 1,000 die in haj amid scorching temperatures

Explainer: How US Industries Deal With Extreme Heat

Extreme heat has companies in the United States changing the way they work. One frequent response: work less. Here is how heat affects several large industries and what they do about it...

Jun 23, 2024

USA-WEATHER-COMPANIES:Explainer-How US industries deal with extreme heat

Six Feared Dead In Landslides In China's Fujian Province, CCTV Says

Six people have been found with no signs of life after going missing a week ago during landslides caused by heavy rainfall in China's southeastern province of Fujian, state television CCTV reported on Saturday. Rescue workers found them after extensive searches since losing contact with the victims on Sunday, CCTV said...

Jun 23, 2024

ASIA-WEATHER-CHINA:Six feared dead in landslides in China's Fujian province, CCTV says

Greece Battles Wildfires Fanned By Gale Force Winds

Hundreds of firefighters struggled on Saturday to contain wildfires fanned by gale force winds on two Greek islands and in other parts of Greece, as authorities warned many regions face a high risk of new blazes...

Jun 23, 2024

EUROPE-WEATHER-GREECE-WILDFIRE:Greece battles wildfires fanned by gale force winds

Heavy Rains Trigger Floods And Landslides In Switzerland

Emergency services with helicopters, drones and rescue dogs searched on Saturday for three people who were missing after violent downpours caused floods and landslides in southwestern Switzerland. MeteoSchweiz, the government's office for weather and climate, said 124 mm (4...

Jun 23, 2024

EUROPE-WEATHER-SWITZERLAND:Heavy rains trigger floods and landslides in Switzerland

Tunisian President Sacks Minister After The Death Of Dozens On Haj Pilgrimage

Tunisian President Kais Saied sacked Brahim Chaibi, the minister of religious affairs, following widespread criticism after the deaths of dozens of Tunisians taking part in the Haj pilgrimage, the presidency said on Friday. At least 49 Tunisians have died due to the extreme heat in Saudi Arabia during the past week...

Jun 23, 2024

TUNISIA-MINISTER:Tunisian president sacks minister after the death of dozens on Haj pilgrimage
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