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Expert: Cap must be set to 1.5 degrees Celsius to combat climate change



The cap on global temperature increases should be lowered to 1.5 degrees Celsius from 2 degrees C, says a report by Petra Tschakert, a geographer from Pennsylvania State University. Read More

China's lack of public space leads to discord over dances


  • ABC News

A lack of public space in large Chinese cities, including Beijing, is prompting senior citizens to hold informal dances in apartment courtyards and plazas. Neighbors have complained about noise, and t… Read More

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