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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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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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Oil industry power is slithering away

13 May, 2017 – With oil prices remaining low, hopes of combating climate change through emissions reduction are improving as the oil industry shrinks.

Climate change brings more Sahel storms

7 May, 2017 – The warming climate is upsetting rainfall patterns and the frequency of flooding in West Africa as it makes the region’s Sahel storms three times likelier.

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