Erdogan threatens with second Referendum on EU accession

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Turkish President Recep Tayip Erdogan has expressed his intention to hold a second referendum after that of April 16th. The Turkish President in the election speech in the city of Antalya said that this time the people will be asked if accession negotiations with the EU should continue.

“Now we face the referendum of April 16 but after that we could choose to have a second one concerning the accession negotiations with the EU and we would comply with any decision our people wanted”, said the Turkish president in a pre-election speech in Antalya.

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Trump to sign executive order undoing Obama’s clean power plan

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EPA head Scott Pruitt, who sued to halt plan as Oklahoma’s AG, claims ending restrictions on coal power plants will be ‘pro-growth and pro-environment’

Donald Trump will on Tuesday sign an executive order to unravel Barack Obama’s plan to curb global warming, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency said on Sunday, claiming the move would be “pro-growth and pro-environment”.

Related: The climate change battle dividing Trump’s America

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Predatory lizard enters Brazil clandestinely

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It all began with a photograph of a lizard posted on Facebook in August 2015 by the Brazilian Herpetology group. It was a strange lizard that had been observed in a residential area near the Port of Santos, São Paulo State, by Ricardo Samelo, a biology student at the Santos Coast campus of the Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP).

“Everyone in the group was excited about that photograph. It was different from any other lizard ever seen in Brazil,” recalled herpetologist Ivan Prates, currently studying for a PhD at the City University of New York (CUNY), with Ana Carolina Carnaval, a professor at the same university, as his supervisor.

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Earth Day quiz: tried the Google Doodle version? Now try the Guardian’s

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This year’s Earth Day comes just months before a landmark UN climate summit, is marked by a Google Doodle

Join the Guardian’s climate campaign, Keep it in the Ground

Which year was the first Earth Day?

1960

1970

1980

Who founded the first Earth Day in the US?

Gaylord Nelson

Al Gore

Amory Lovins

When did Margaret Thatcher first warn in a Royal Society speech about the dangers of global warming?

1981

1985

1988

What level of warming do international negotiators regard as the threshold for dangerous climate change?

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