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China, India increasingly drive energy demand

China, India increasingly drive energy demand

Nov 12, – China is close to becoming the world’s largest oil importer, while India will turn into the leading importer of coal in the next decade to lead the Asian surge, the Paris-based IEA said in its 2013 World Energy Outlook. China and India are increasingly driving world energy demand as the United States’ […]

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Major quake in southwestern Pakistan kills 39

Major quake in southwestern Pakistan kills 39

Sep 24, –  A major earthquake struck a remote area in southwestern Pakistan on Tuesday, killing at least 39 people and wounding dozens as houses collapsed on top of people inside while others fled into the streets and prayed for their lives. The Pakistani military said it was rushing troops and helicopters to Baluchistan province’s […]

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UN Climate chief: World in ‘new danger zone’ CO2 recorded 400 ppm

UN Climate chief: World in ‘new danger zone’ CO2 recorded 400 ppm

May 13, AP – When it breached the CO2 threshold of 400 parts per million (ppm) last week, the world “crossed an historic threshold and entered a new danger zone,” Christiana Figueres said in a statement urging policy action. The world has entered a “new danger zone” with levels of Earth-warming carbon dioxide in the […]

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