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Adriatic sea could become a dead marine island

News

12th September, 2007

A cold current which normally allows the waters of the Mediterranean and Adriatic seas to mix has disappeared as a result of global warming, scientists have revealed. more...
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Arctic ice cover at new low

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5th September, 2007

Levels of sea ice around the North Pole now stand at their lowest ever levels, the Guardian has reported. more...
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Brits holiday closer to home

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29th August, 2007

Britons are increasingly choosing healthy holidays in the UK, according to recent surveys more...
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Arctic sea ice free by 2030, say scientists

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20th August, 2007

Arctic sea ice is melting faster than climate models predicted and there is less sea ice in the Arctic now than at any time since records began, scientists from the US National Snow and Ice Data Centre (NSIDC) have discovered. more...
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Trees shouldn’t be sold as carbon offsets, says study

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14th August, 2007

Trees planted in drought-prone or nutrient poor areas don’t store enough carbon dioxide to offset emissions, a new study by Duke University in North Carolina has found. more...
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BAA on the run

John Stewart

9th August, 2007

John Stewart, chairman of aviation pressure group HACAN ClearSkies, explains why BAA has been out-gunned and out-manoeuvred more...
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BAA win high court battle - or did they?

Vivienne Raper

9th August, 2007

Did the BAA or the protestors win a High Court order banning climate change demonstrators from Heathrow airport?
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Sweeping emissions under the carpet

Peter Lockley

9th August, 2007

International aviation is the UK’s fastest-growing source of carbon emissions, and yet the government isn't even accounting for them. Peter Lockley explains why we urgently need to call a halt to airport expansion more...
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Environmentalists sue over US coal subsidies

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27th July, 2007

Environmental groups in the US are taking the government to court over its plans to subsidise new coal-fired power plants. more...
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Rising ozone levels could stunt plant growth

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26th July, 2007

Rising levels of ozone in the atmosphere could make plants less able to absorb carbon dioxide, scientists have found. more...
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Last bastion of climate sceptics topples

News

11th July, 2007

Today, Martin Durkin and Channel 4 must hang their heads in shame. more...
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China building 2 power stations a week

News

20th June, 2007

One of global warming's most famous statistics has now doubled. more...

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Exxon may stop funding climate deniers

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15th June, 2007

ExxonMobil, the notorious US oil giant at the top of environmentalists' 'most wanted' list, has said it may stop funding controversial think-tanks which produce research claiming that climate change is not happening. more...
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Emissions Trading won't make a difference, says WWF

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14th June, 2007

The second stage of the EU's much-criticised Emissions Trading System (ETS) will fail to deliver any significant cuts in Europe's carbon dioxide emissions, campaign group WWF said yesterday. more...
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Time to green your PC

News

11th June, 2007

As awareness grows of the huge and swelling carbon footprint made by the world’s IT infrastructure, the government has launched a task-force to green our PCs. more...
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Attenborough launches new climate campaign

News

31st May, 2007

Veteran naturalist and broadcaster Sir David Attenborough has launched a new multi-million pound fund to combat climate change. more...
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Nuclear power can’t take the heat

News

21st May, 2007

Future nuclear power plants, which are to be given the green light in the Government’s Energy White Paper later this week, will be forced to reduce their output as temperatures rise as a result of climate change, the International Herald Tribune has reported. 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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It's electrifying...

Mark Anslow

17th May, 2007

Once you get over the fact that not even tinted windows, a subwoofer, and Snoop Dogg riding shotgun would make the Maranello IV electric car ‘cool’, you can begin to think about driving and car ownership in a whole new way. more...
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Five years to save the world

News

16th May, 2007

Mankind may yet be able to save the planet, but we only have five years to do so. more...

'Hollywoodisation' of climate science doesn't work

News

15th May, 2007

Scaring people over the consequences of global warming won't get you anywhere. more...
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'Dirty Thirty' named and shamed

News

11th May, 2007

Ten of the Europe's thirty most polluting power stations are in the UK, a new report from the World Wildlife Fund has revealed. more...
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Meacher attacks Government's Climate Change Bill

News

9th May, 2007

Former environment Minister and Labour leadership candidate Michael Meacher MP has derided the government's Climate Change Bill as 'nowhere near commensurate to the threat'. more...
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US lobbies for watered-down IPCC report

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2nd May, 2007

The United States is trying to water-down the recommendations made in the third report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, due to be released this Friday, the Associated Press reports. more...
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IPCC set to green-light nuclear power and biofuels

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1st May, 2007

The third report of the year from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is expected to green-light nuclear power and large-scale biofuel production as a way of tackling climate change, to the dismay of environmentalists worldwide.
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