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Al Gore hails Biden’s historic climate bill as ‘a critical turning point’

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America’s passing of its first ever climate legislation will prove a pivotal moment in history that will help bring to an end the era of fossil fuels, according to Al Gore, the former US vice-president. Joe Biden is p...

Democrats celebrate ‘historic’ climate bill: Politics Weekly America

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As the Inflation Reduction Act heads to the House floor, many Democrats are hoping the landmark legislation to tackle the climate crisis, which passed in the Senate last week, will result in more votes in the November...

Climate bill could slash US emissions by 40% after historic Senate vote

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The US is, following decades of political rancor and fossil fuel industry obfuscation, almost certain to make its first significant attempt to tackle the climate crisis. Experts say it will help rewire the American ec...

Border wall that threatened historic US-Mexico Friendship park halted

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The Biden administration has agreed to pause plans for a double border wall that critics say would effectively destroy a 51-year-old oceanfront park that symbolizes friendship between the United States and Mexico. Chr...

‘A historic wrong’: Government set to announce compensation for victims of contaminated blood scandal

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A scheme handing payments to those affected by the contaminated blood scandal will be announced this week, as ministers scramble to help those harmed by the “historic wrong”. Whitehall sources confirmed that a program...

Border wall that threatened historic US-Mexico Friendship park halted

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The Biden administration has agreed to pause plans for a double border wall that critics say would effectively destroy a 51-year-old oceanfront park that symbolizes friendship between the United States and Mexico. Chr...

Historic deal may be a ‘stepping stone towards devolution for all of Yorkshire’

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The UK’s first devolution deal for a city and rural region combined should be seen as a stepping stone towards a bigger goal of devolution for the whole of Yorkshire, a council leader has said. On Monday the leaders o...

‘Desecration’: historic border meeting point at risk as US-Mexico wall grows

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Dan Watman had travelled an hour and a half to end up just 200ft from his own home. Watman had come to the American side of Friendship Park, a binational park on the western end of the US-Mexico border where for decad...

The historic photo that celebrates a moment of unity and pride in Indigenous Australian representation

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Daar is 11 First Nations members in the 47th parliament, and nine of them are currently standing outside Parliament House on a cold Canberra night. They cut across parties, states and ideologies, but they’ve agreed ...

‘Historicwaves crash over two-storey buildings in Hawaii – video

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Towering waves have crashed over the top of oceanfront buildings in Keauhou-Kona, Hawaii. Video captured the moment a giant wave poured over the top of two-storey apartment buildings and flooded a car park. Powerful w...

‘Historicwaves crash over two-storey buildings in Hawaii – video

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Towering waves have crashed over the top of oceanfront buildings in Keauhou-Kona, Hawaii. Video captured the moment a giant wave poured over the top of two-storey apartment buildings and flooded a car park. Powerful w...

Utah’s Great Salt Lake hits new historic low amid drought in western US

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The Great Salt Lake has hit a new historic low for the second time in less than a year, a dire milestone as the US west continues to weather a historic megadrought. The Utah department of natural resources said in a n...

Matariki: ‘historic’ moment as New Zealand celebrates first Indigenous public holiday

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On the volcanic peak of Maungakiekie, astronomers and stargazers huddled in the freezing early morning to see the constellations of the new year rising. Observatories around the country have opened their doors. At Tak...

Why the televised hearings on the January 6 insurrection will be historic

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The televised hearings of the House select committee on the January 6 insurrection, which begin Thursday, mark an historic milestone in the battle between democracy and autocracy. The events that culminated in the att...

To avoid ‘historic shellacking’ in midterms, Biden is promoting a sunny view of US economy

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As he celebrated the impressive May jobs report on Friday, Joe Biden went to great lengths to paint a rosy picture of the US economy. While acknowledging the difficult reality of high prices caused by near record-high...

‘Historic’ global tax deal on multinationals delayed until 2024

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An international deal that would force the world’s biggest multinational companies to pay a fair share of tax has been delayed until 2024 amid fresh wrangling over the painstakingly negotiated agreement. Mathias Corma...

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