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Antarctic peaks reveal sea rise threat

9 February, 2016 – A pioneering fieldwork study of mountain heights and boulders in West Antarctica supports computer predictions that global sea levels could rise steeply by 2080.

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Warming linked to spread of zika virus

5 February, 2016 – Scientists believe that record average temperatures may be contributing to big increases in the number of disease-carrying mosquitoes.

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Human impacts fuel weather extremes

3 February, 2016 – Researchers show that floods and droughts often happen at least in part because of human influences on the climate, and not just natural causes.

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Europe’s summers break 2,000-year record

29 January, 2016 – Researchers say the severe European heatwaves in the last 30 years support scientific conclusions that recent global warming is largely caused by humans.

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Solar club builds up powerful alliance 

27 January, 2016 − Indian and French leaders fulfil pledges made at the Paris climate talks to help 122 solar-rich nations reach their potential in renewable energy production.

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Blame for warming heaped on humans

25 January, 2016 − New analysis reveals overwhelming odds on years of record global temperatures being caused by human impacts on the planet, rather than natural causes.

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Champions wage war on wasted food

24 January, 2016 – New global coalition says food that fails to reach consumers or is dumped as waste could instead save lives and cut greenhouse gas emissions.

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Arctic and Med face hotspot worries

23 January, 2015 − Uneven heating of the Earth’s surface as a result of climate change could see some regions facing seriously high rises in average temperatures.

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Carbon capture plans need urgent aid

21 January, 2016 − Call for governments to give financial backing for technology that could help save the world from overheating by preventing CO2 escaping into the atmosphere.

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Science opens routes to energy recycling

14 January, 2016 – From turning carbon dioxide into a fuel to enabling cars to run on water, scientific researchers worldwide are unlocking the potential of new energy sources.

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