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Smoke bellow from the chimneys of Belchatow Power Station, Europe's largest biggest coal-fired power plant, in this May 7, 2009 file photo. The lignite-fired power plant in Belchatow, European Union's biggest polluter, will need to buy up to 20 million tonnes of CO2 emission permits by 2013, its chief Jacek Kaczorowski told Reuters on August 21, 2009. The plant released the equivalent of nearly 31 million tonnes of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere last year, topping by 4 million tonnes its EU-set ceiling as part of the bloc's attempts to curb global warming. To match Interview POLAND-BELCHATOW  REUTERS Peter Andrews Files  POLAND POLITICS ENVIRONMENT ENERGY BUSINESS  - RTR26ZFI Peter Andrews Reuters
UN Climate Summit to lay groundwork for global plan to curb emissions

Environmental groups think this week's UN Climate Summit could help to move the world towards a new global agreement to reduce greenhouse gas pollution.

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  • Canadians in global climate protest in NYCCanadians in global climate protest in NYC
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-09-21 10:38 AM

    NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. - Dozens of Canadians are among the thousands of demonstrators marching through New York City to demand action on climate change.

  • Canada's lab an unlikely Ebola powerhouseCanada's lab an unlikely Ebola powerhouse
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-09-21 9:58 AM

    TORONTO - When Dr. Frank Plummer talks about the first experimental Ebola drug used in an outbreak, he pronounces it "Zed Map."

  • Tories revive union disclosure bill in SenateTories revive union disclosure bill in Senate
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-09-21 9:50 AM

    OTTAWA - Conservative senators are making a bid to cut short debate on private members' business just as the Senate is about to revive debate on a controversial bill that would force unions to publicly disclose details of their spending.

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  • Sierra Leone reaches final day of Ebola lockdownSierra Leone reaches final day of Ebola lockdown

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone - Frustrated residents complained of food shortages in some neighbourhoods of Sierra Leone's capital on Sunday as the country reached the third and final day of a sweeping, unprecedented lockdown designed to combat the deadly Ebola disease, volunteers said.

  • Kenya marks 1 year since Westgate mall attackKenya marks 1 year since Westgate mall attack

    NAIROBI, Kenya - NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Relatives of the dead, survivors and shop owners converged outside Nairobi's Westgate Mall on Sunday, lighting candles and laying flowers in memory of those killed a year ago when gunmen stormed the upscale mall.

  • Pope in Albania urges Muslims to condemn extremismPope in Albania urges Muslims to condemn extremism

    TIRANA, Albania - Pope Francis called Sunday for Muslims and all religious leaders to condemn Islamic extremists who "pervert" religion to justify violence, as he visited Albania and held up the Balkan nation as a model for interfaith harmony for the rest of the world.

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