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Record carbon emissions tear into climate
Last year, a record 30.6 gigatonnes of carbon dioxide poured into the atmosphere – a rise of 1.6Gt on 2009, according to the International Energy Agency estimates.
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Several thousand Japanese anti-nuclear protesters have marched in the rain, welcoming a call from the prime minister to shut down a plant in central Japan
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Japanese engineers are close to stopping pumping radioactive water into the sea and start moving more highly contaminated water out of a crippled nuclear reactor.
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Japan's neighbors sounded increasingly alarmed over the risk of radiation from the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant, while figures showed the number of foreign visitors to the country had slumpe ...
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Japanese engineers put dye into radioactive water to check if they had managed to stop a leak from one reactor at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant.
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Plutonium found in soil at the crippled Fukushima nuclear complex heightened alarm on Tuesday over Japan's protracted battle to contain the world's worst atomic crisis in 25 years.
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Bangladesh has sent medicines and other essential goods for Japan's tremor and tsunami victims.
JAPAN CRISISHighly radioactive water leaks from N-plant
Highly radioactive water has leaked from a reactor at Japan's crippled nuclear complex, the plant's operator said on Monday, while environmental group Greenpeace said it had detected high levels of ra ...
Toufique Imrose Khalidi
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