carbon budget

Water and soil muddy carbon budget thinking

4 March, 2017 – New research on soil, ponds and lakes means a rethink is needed on how to help tackle climate change by balancing the carbon budget.

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Inequalities fuel human impacts on climate

28 February, 2017 – Scientists seek precision research tools to measure how human impacts and inequalities will feed back into future climate change.

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Low snow cover threatens Swiss ski resorts

27 February, 2017 – The effects of continued global warming on Alpine snow cover could have a devastating impact on Switzerland’s winter sports industry.

Climate shrinks Colorado River flow

LONDON, 26 February, 2017 – One of the longest US waterways, the Colorado River, has lost 20% of its flow since the year 2000, with the changing climate mostly responsible.

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Europe’s tough line on shipping emissions

25 February, 2017 − Shipping industry is ordered to reduce its climate-damaging CO2 emissions in European waters or face trading charges.

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China trumps US on climate change

23 February, 2017 – UK environmental campaigner Bryony Worthington says China’s positive action on climate change is much more significant than Donald Trump’s threat to exit the Paris agreement.

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Solar energy powers sustainable solutions

20 February, 2017 – Entrepreneurs bringing solar energy systems to farms in developing countries challenge for sustainability charity’s prestigious awards.

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Radishes give a taster of peatland benefits

18 February, 2017 – UK researchers show how raising the water table can improve crop yields, reduce the loss of peatland soils and help cut CO2 emissions.

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Samba drums up opposition to factory farming

16 February, 2017 – A musical protest at the Rio carnival will stress the damaging impacts of factory farming on indigenous people and on global warming.

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Birds caught in climate change traps

15 February, 2017 – Problems created by climate change are a survival threat to bird species from the coast of southern Africa to the desert regions of the US.

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Fossil fuels bypass is not science fiction

14 February, 2017 – Innovative ideas by scientists and engineers to combat climate change build up a picture of what the world could be like without fossil fuels.