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Scientists list four key actions to halt global warming

The latest edition of the JRC’s Global Energy and Climate Outlook (GECO), identifies four technological dynamics in the energy sector that have the power to limit global warming to below 2°C if implemented simultaneously. The global average temperature is already 1°C above the pre-industrial levels and today’s emissions and energy …

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Italy to extend quarantine until ‘at least’ April 12

Italy is to extend nationwide quarantine measures until “at least” mid-April, the health minister said late on Monday. Some of the measures currently in place to stop the spread of coronavirus, including the closure of most businesses and a ban on public gatherings, were set to expire on Friday April …

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Baby dies after testing positive for COVID-19 in US

An infant child less than one year old died at a hospital in Chicago after testing positive for coronavirus. The death is believed to be the first of an infant during the outbreak of the killer virus. The incident was confirmed by the Illinois Department of Public Health which did …

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Coronavirus cradle Wuhan partly reopens after lockdown

The city in China where the coronavirus pandemic began, Wuhan, has partially re-opened after more than two months of isolation. Crowds of passengers were pictured arriving at Wuhan train station on Saturday. People are being allowed to enter but not leave, according to reports. Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province, …

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