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Summer swelter will be no joy for US

28 April, 2016 – Scientists warn that the current pleasures of warmer weather will pall for US citizens as climate change brings extreme temperature rises and unhealthy levels of atmospheric ozone.

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Trees share their survival skills

21 April, 2016 – Swiss experiment on the interdependence of trees gets to the roots of the role forests play in managing atmospheric carbon for the rest of the living world.

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Soil could save Earth from overheating

17 April, 2016 − New research shows that changing the way we farm and managing soils so they store carbon rather than lose it would help avoid dangerous climate change,

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Global wealth faces higher climate risk

5 April, 2016 – Limiting emissions to ensure the internationally-agreed 2°C temperature rise is not exceeded could still leave trillions of dollars of global financial assets at risk.

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GM crops can thrive as climate warms

4 April, 2016 – Plants genetically modified to take advantage of hotter temperatures and increased carbon dioxide could cut fertiliser use and raise yields to alleviate global food shortages.

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Humans tilt climate books out of balance

24 March, 2016 – Greenhouse gases from cattle, fertilisers, manure and agriculture mean that human activities have turned the land and soil into part of the global warming machine.

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US faces floods of climate refugees

23 March, 2016 – New research warns that more than 13 million American citizens could be at risk of being forced to move away from vulnerable coastal zones because of sea level rise.

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Climate poses threat to ancient culture

22 March, 2016 − The unique Kalash people from remote valleys in the mountains of northwest Pakistan find their way of life jeopardised by a combination of climate change and deforestation.

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Emissions standstill boosts Paris hopes

18 March, 2016 – The link between global economic growth and emissions growth has been further weakened as greenhouse gas levels show no increase for the second year in succession.

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