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Europe, Asia call for urgent deal

Two months before a key UN climate conference, European and Asian leaders pledged Tuesday to seek an urgent, legally-binding deal on global warming that would include deep cuts in emissions. “They shared the goal of reaching urgently a fair, effective

Snow in Europe closes airports, schools, offices

LONDON (Reuters) – Heavy snow disrupted air and rail travel in northern Europe on Monday, halting flights at London’s main airport and bringing traffic in the British capital almost to a standstill. Tens of thousands of commuters were advised not

Floods, drought, mosquito disease aim at Europe

PARIS (AFP) – Climate change will amplify the risk of flooding in northwestern Europe, water scarcity and forest fires on the northern Mediterranean rim and bring milder winters to Scandinavia, the European Environment Agency (EAA) said on Monday. Higher temperatures