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Planting trees will not slow global warming

26 May, 2017 – Nothing, not even the creation of huge plantations of trees to absorb carbon dioxide, is a viable alternative to drastic cuts in greenhouse gas emissions

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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.

Jet streams stumble as the world warms

9 April, 2017 – The warming of the atmosphere by greenhouse gases is slowing the jet streams which drive the northern hemisphere’s weather, scientists say.

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Soil microbes hold key to climate puzzle

28 March, 2017 − Scientific studies cast new light on the complex role soil microbes play in affecting ecosystems, atmospheric carbon levels and the climate.

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Clean energy comes home to the Amazon

26 March, 2017 – The irony of the Amazon, often known as the lungs of the world, being choked by smoke from diesel-powered generators may soon be at an end, as Brazil plans to develop the use of renewable energy in the region.

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