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16 December 2019

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Climate Change conference ends in disappointment (21)
Protracted climate change conference ends with ineffective results Senhan Bolelli | 15.12.2019 MADRID The 25th UN Climate Change Conference (COP25) disappointed expectations with its final decision released Saturday after protracted negotiations among participating delegations. Talks were extended two days for the representatives of 197 UN member countries to agree on a final statement after official meetings of the COP25 on December 2-13.
Toxic Sydney bushfire haze a 'public health emergency' (12)
by Holly Robertson The Sydney Harbour Bridge is enveloped in haze caused by nearby bushfires on December 10 Australia's biggest city is facing a "public health emergency" over the bushfire smoke that has choked Sydney for weeks, leading doctors warned Monday after hospitals reported a dramatic spike in casualty department visits. Hundreds of climate change-fuelled bushfires have been raging across
Probes into NZ volcano tragedy to take months and carry criminal penalties (13)
This content was published on December 16, 2019 6:28 AM Dec 16, 2019 - 06:28 New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and fellow politicians observe a minute of silence, to mark one week since the deadly eruption of White Island, in Wellington, New Zealand, December 16, 2019, in this still image taken from video.
Global Climate Talks End In Disappointment (7)
One activist group pronounced the conclusions a "pile of shite" and dumped manure outside the meeting hall. Zahra Hirji BuzzFeed News Reporter J. Lester Feder BuzzFeed News Reporter The global climate talks ended in Madrid, Spain, on Sunday after a grueling all-night negotiating session with officials punting the thorniest issues to next year, as the most vulnerable countries clashed with the United
Qantas to put more experienced crew on board world's longest flights: sources (7)
By Jamie Freed 46 mins ago Bills clinch second playoff berth with win over Steelers Schumer wants Mulvaney, Bolton as witnesses in trial SYDNEY (Reuters) - Qantas Airways Ltd plans to have more experienced pilots on board the world's longest non-stop flights than on its current long-haul flights for the first 18 months as it evaluates fatigue, said sources with knowledge of the matter.
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