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Safe as Houses?

Jon Hughes and Rebecca Bole

1st July, 2007

The insurance industry is set to abandon two million British homeowners to the perils of climate change. Jon Hughes and Rebecca Bole report more...
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The Day After Tomorrow will just be even warmer

News

17th May, 2007

The scenario depicted in the film ‘The Day After Tomorrow’, in which global warming triggers a new ice-age in the Northern hemisphere is unlikely to happen according to new scientific data. more...
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IPCC Report: We are the problem

News

2nd February, 2007

The IPCC, a UN based organisation made up of over 1200 climate experts from 40 countries and the most respected global authority on Climate Change science, has said the rise in global temperatures could be as high as 6.4°C by 2100. The report also predicts sea level rises and increases in the frequency of hurricanes. more...
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The Stern Review: Editors Comment

Jon Hughes

1st December, 2006

Sir Nicholas Stern was asked to find out what way of averting climate change was economically feasible. A loaded question that has allowed him to find a perverse solution to a fatal problem. more...
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Crossing the threshold

Peter Bunyard

1st February, 2004

It takes no more than a gentle nudge to push a man over the edge of a cliff, but it is almost impossible to haul him back before he hits the ground. Given that we show no sign of putting a stop to global warming, Peter Bunyard takes a look at what the future might hold more...
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Death of Venice

Tony Zamparutti

20th March, 2001

This month a construction consortium will start pouring millions of tons of rock and cement into the Venice Lagoon – one of the Mediterranean’s most important wetlands. The consortium claims the dam project will ‘save’ the city from flooding. But the project failed its environmental impact assessment, threatens the ecology of the lagoon and – with global warming and rising sea-levels –may not even protect Venice anyway. Tony Zamparutti reports from Italy. more...

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