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Emissions from industry, farms and forests endanger Paris climate goals

BOGOTA, Nov 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Many parts of the global economy, especially agriculture and the cement and steel industries, are heading in the wrong direction or cleaning up their act far too slowly to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, researchers warned on Thursday.

Pandemic puts end to Germany's construction boom

Germany's construction sector expects nominal sales to fall for the first time in more than a decade next year as companies in Europe's largest economy are scaling back building activity due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the ZDB association said on Tuesday.

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