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  • Friday news roundup December 13, 2019

    The UK's Conservative Party won a large majority and Finland swore in the world's youngest prime minister. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
    The UK's Conservative Party won a large majority and Finland swore in the world's youngest prime minister. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
  • December 11, 2019
    CNN

    Air pollution in Sydney has risen 11 times above “hazardous” levels due to thick bushfire smoke

    On Tuesday, smoke from Australia’s bushfires covered Sydney, causing air quality to measure 11 times the “hazardous” level in some parts of the city.
    On Tuesday, smoke from Australia’s bushfires covered Sydney, causing air quality to measure 11 times the “hazardous” level in some parts of the city.
  • December 06, 2019

    Friday news roundup December 6, 2019

    Cutting air pollution can prevent deaths within weeks and protests are happening in France and Colombia. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
    Cutting air pollution can prevent deaths within weeks and protests are happening in France and Colombia. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
  • December 04, 2019

    New Delhi marks International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    During the event, Shruti Jha, whose son has autism, also highlighted how the disabled are discriminated against in everyday situations.
    During the event, Shruti Jha, whose son has autism, also highlighted how the disabled are discriminated against in everyday situations.
  • December 02, 2019

    First woman pilot welcomed to the Indian Navy

    Sub Lieutenant Shivangi, 24, is the first woman pilot to join the Indian Navy, and her appointment marks a major milestone for the armed forces.
    Sub Lieutenant Shivangi, 24, is the first woman pilot to join the Indian Navy, and her appointment marks a major milestone for the armed forces.
  • Friday news roundup November 29, 2019

    Zimbabwe is on the verge of "manmade starvation" and French evironmental activists barred access to an Amazon depot in Paris. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
    Zimbabwe is on the verge of "manmade starvation" and French evironmental activists barred access to an Amazon depot in Paris. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
  • November 26, 2019

    Humans released more CO2 in 2018 than ever before

    According to the annual Global Emissions Gap report, 55.3 gigatons of global CO2 were released into the atmosphere, up from 53.5 gigatons in 2017.
    According to the annual Global Emissions Gap report, 55.3 gigatons of global CO2 were released into the atmosphere, up from 53.5 gigatons in 2017.
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