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bahrain to clean up its own polluted water

Bahrain applies to Green Climate Fund to help clean up waste from fossil fuels

Oil-rich kingdom says money is needed to protect against water scarcity but request sparks strong criticism and fears over the fitness of the public fund — Bahrain – one of the world’s most oil-rich nations – has applied to the international Green Climate Fund for $9.8m for its National Oil and Gas Authority, raising questions …

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flood victims in bangkok, thailand, in 2011

From London to Shanghai, world’s sinking cities face devastating floods

Threat to major population centres is increasing as planners fail to prepare for impacts of global warming, report says — London, Jakarta, Shanghai and Houston and other global cities that are already sinking will become increasingly vulnerable to storms and flooding as a result of global warming, campaigners have warned ahead of a landmark new …

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