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What the papers say - The Guardian

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Nine US states are to announce measures to control greenhouse gas emissions next month, despite continued resistance from the central government. Carbon dioxide emissions from big power stations in a region stretching from New Jersey to Maine will be frozen by 2009 and reduced by 10% by 2020.

Tropical storms have doubled in destructive power in the last 30 years as global warming has heated ocean surfaces, says Professor Kerry Emanuel of the atmospheric oceans and climate research department at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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