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Japan’s Abe claims victory in upper house election

JAPANESE Prime Minister Shinzo Abe claimed victory Sunday for his ruling coalition in the upper house election, but appeared to fail to secure a “supermajority” in the chamber in support...

Humanity’s climate ‘carbon budget’ dwindling fast

THE concept of a carbon budget is dead simple: figure out how much CO2 humanity can pump into the atmosphere without pushing Earth’s surface temperature beyond a dangerous threshold.