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SUNS # 9406 Thursday 12 August 2021

Climate : IPCC report issues dire warning on climate change (PRIV)
(Indrajit Bose, New Delhi)
Global warming of 1.5 degrees C and 2 degrees C will be exceeded during the 21st century unless deep reductions in carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions occur in the coming decades, states the latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

Climate : A decade to end the pandemic and save the climate (PRIV)
(Yin Shao Loong, Kuala Lumpur)
The United Nations released the most significant global report on the physical science of climate change to date on Monday.

Africa : To prevent teenage pregnancies, it takes a whole village to raise a child (PRIV)
(IPS, Dissin)
Honorine Meda is 23. Cycling through her hometown of Dissin, in Burkina Faso's verdant southwest, she smiles, waves and stops to chat with one of the girls she counsels.

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