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What the papers say - THE GUARDIAN

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International aid will not be able to keep up with the impact of global warming, said the Red Cross after reporting a sharp increase in weather-related disasters. Major floods, storms and landslides have nearly doubled from about 200 a year in 1996 to 392 in 2000.

The government is to review plans for the proposed international athletics stadium at Picketts Lock in north London after deferring a £60M application for lottery funding. The £10M funding gap, long term viability and planning permission need further study.

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