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Food industry is cooking the planet

25 May, 2017 – One of the biggest contributors to climate change is the agricultural food industry, but the political will to tackle the issue is lacking.

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Climate models forecast extreme rainfall

24 May, 2017 – Europe, North America and tropical regions could all face even harder rainfall if fossil fuel emissions continue to increase global warming.

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Ice Memory quest heads to threatened glacier

21 May, 2017 – The second expedition to drill cores of ice from glaciers most at risk from climate change is to Illimani in Bolivia. The scientists’ aim is to create an ice archive that can be studied by future generations.

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Green energy tips good for business

20 May, 2017 – Big charities and businesses are cutting costs while protecting the planet by sharing energy-saving ideas such as using seawater to heat buildings.

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Bigger isn’t better for energy savings

19 May, 2017 – The desire for more spacious cars and houses is cancelling out energy savings made by environmentally friendly improvements to heating and transport.

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Future looks rocky for alpine flowers

15 May, 2017 – Scientists warn that alpine flowers and plants could face extinction as warming forces them higher up into hostile rocky mountain terrain.

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