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MANILA, Aug. 19, Xinhua - Climate change will slash up to 9 percent off the South Asian economy every year by 2100 if the world continues on its current "fossil-fuel intensive path," the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said Tuesday.

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BEIJING, Aug. 18, Xinhuanet - Beijing has set out a six-year timeline to tackle air pollution. Coal sales and use are to be banned first in two main districts next year, and the whole city by 2020. Climate change experts have applauded the move.

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BEIJING, Aug 15, China Daily - Beijing will take tough steps to control air pollution during the APEC senior officials' meeting in the city by launching stricter emergency actions than called for if a pollution warning is issued.

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Asia & Pacific,Aug. 12, China.org.cn -  In April this year, two world records were broken or equalled with little fanfare: the global concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, the main driver of climate change, was above 400 parts per million (ppm) for an entire month for the first time in recorded history, and it was the joint hottest April on record, tying with 2010. These milestones provide further evidence that human-induced climate change is happening and accelerating.

8.13 Asia-Pacific countries must act fast on climate change

[By Jiao Haiyang/China.org.cn]

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