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UN: ignore Trump on climate

16 October, 2017 – Three senior UN officials urge the world to redouble efforts to tackle climate change in a powerful rebuff of the scientific illiteracy of President Trump.

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Less rain, more floods in Ireland

13 October, 2017 – Government’s lack of response to climate change is criticised as forecasters in Ireland predict a decline in overall rainfall and an increase in torrential downpours.

Climate change did not cause Syrian war

11 October, 2017 – Drought brought on by climate change is not responsible for the Syrian war, scientists say, but it has helped to make conflict likelier.

High marine extinction risk by 2100

7 October, 2017 – If marine extinction is not a reality for many species by the end of this century, scientists say, it will certainly be a strong probability.

Evaporation could offer renewable energy

6 October, 2017 – Natural evaporation could provide most of the electricity used by the US and also save about one fifth of the water it uses, scientists believe.

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Alarm at rise in forest carbon

4 October, 2017 – Tropical forests release more carbon than they absorb, and the level of livestock emissions has been underestimated – new findings challenge climate assumptions.

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Global warming ‘hiatus’ is over

2 October, 2017 – The Pacific Ocean has reached the end of a period of cooler temperatures, signalling the termination of the so-called pause in global warming.

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Coffee producers feel the heat

29 September, 2017 – Global warming threatens to substantially reduce the amount of land suitable for coffee-growing by 2050, but bees could fly to the rescue.

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US and India’s renewable riches

27 September, 2017 – Used wisely, the plentiful renewable resources in India and the US could make both countries wealthier while protecting the health of their people.

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US faces higher risk of floods

25 September, 2017 − The US Atlantic coast faces the prospect of more frequent floods due to the double whammy of rising sea levels and sinking coastal lands.

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Biogas from waste can oust fossil fuels

22 September, 2017 − What used to be considered waste is now seen as raw material for producing biogas as a viable energy alternative to nuclear and fossil fuels.

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