EU steps up unity on climate change

Publication date 24 September 2018 | 11:15 | ICT

The adverse effects of climate change pose a great threat to our planet and its people. UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres recently described climate change as “the defining issue of our time . . . a direct existential threat”.

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    Publication date 10 August 2018 | 10:14 | ICT

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    Publication date 07 August 2018 | 14:49 | ICT

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    Publication date 26 July 2018 | 14:06 | ICT

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