Climate News Network

Gas leaks

Gas leaks fuel climate change

26 September, 2016 – Gas leaks from pipelines and wells are a source of methane emissions that could be easily fixed.


US faces megadroughts and superstorms

25 October, 2016 – New studies warn that megadroughts and superstorms could become regular events in the US if if burning fossil fuels continues.

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UK opens world nuclear showroom

23 October, 2016 − Nuclear power companies from across the world are jumping at the chance to build their new reactors in the UK.


Bolivian glaciers melt at alarming rate

22 October, 2016 – A new study mapping the effects of dwindling glaciers on people living in Bolivia reveals rapid shrinkage and potentially dangerous glacial lakes

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India’s solar power set to outshine coal

21 October, 2016 – Solar power in India will be cheaper than imported coal by 2020, providing hundreds of thousands of jobs for a growing population – but the challenge is enormous.

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Border carbon tax could cut emissions

20 October, 2016 – Major trading countries are urged to make a big contribution to the battle against climate change by introducing a carbon tax on imports.

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Amazon land rights face greatest threat

19 October, 2016 – Failure to protect indigenous land rights in the Amazon region is undermining the safeguarding of forests and the reduction of emissions.


Bees lured into boosting food supply

18 October, 2016 − Cambridge scientists believe their discovery of a secret ingredient that attracts bees is a first step to feeding the world.

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