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Gore says U.S. climate curbs on track, hopes Trump will surprise

OSLO U.S. greenhouse gas emissions are likely to fall irrespective of the pro-coal policies of President-elect Donald Trump, who may still surprise the world by embracing global action to limit climate change, former vice president Al Gore said.

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Ford recalls 680,000 vehicles including Fusion, MKZ

Ford Motor Co said on Friday it will recall about 680,000 of its Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ sedans to fix a seat belt issue.

02 Dec 2016

U.S. veterans arrive at pipeline protest camp in North Dakota

CANNON BALL/WEST FARGO, N.D. U.S. military veterans were arriving on Thursday at a camp to join thousands of activists braving snow and freezing temperatures to protest a pipeline project near a Native American reservation in North Dakota.

Water 02 Dec 2016

Chinese bikes just one obstacle for WTO environmental trade talks

GENEVA European resistance to China's massive bicycle industry is just one potential stumbling block for environmental trade talks this weekend in Geneva, where World Trade Organization members could pave the way to scrap tariffs on exports worth over $1 trillion.

Water 02 Dec 2016

Australia boosts spending to keep Great Barrier Reef off 'in danger' list

SYDNEY Australia will spend A$1.3 billion ($965.3 million) in the next five years to improve the water quality and wellbeing of the Great Barrier Reef to prevent the World Heritage Site being placed on the United Nation's "in danger" list.

Water 02 Dec 2016