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Northeastern US faces fiercer hurricanes

7 December, 2016 – Stronger, more frequent storms will pummel the northern Atlantic coast of the US as human consumption of fossil fuels causes hurricanes to change course.

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Heroic explorers aid Antarctic science

6 December, 2016 − Observations of Antarctic ice pack from expeditions a century ago are helping modern scientists to understand the impacts of climate change.

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China set for top spot in carbon trading

4 December, 2016 ­­− Chinese officials say they will have the world’s biggest carbon trading scheme up and running throughout the country by the middle of next year.

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Taxpayers face bill for nuclear crisis

2 December, 2016 − Nuclear giant EDF could be heading towards bankruptcy, yet the French and UK governments are turning a blind eye to the looming financial crisis.

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Cement develops an appetite for C02

1 December, 2016 − Scientists seeking to unravel carbon cycle mysteries reveal that almost half the C02 produced in making cement is absorbed as structures age.

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Arctic tipping points put planet at risk

29 November, 2016 – A warming climate is exposing the Arctic to the possibility of radical changes that could affect the rest of the planet, scientists say.

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Heat hits wheat yields per field

28 November, 2016 − As demand for grain increases to feed a rising population, scientists warn that global warming could seriously reduce wheat productivity.

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Companies hit by rising water costs

27 November, 2016 − Higher costs of water as a result of droughts and floods linked to climate change are severely affecting corporate financial performance globally.

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No going back now on climate action

21 November, 2016 − Whatever policies the US comes up with on climate change under the Trump presidency, the rest of the world intends to continue trying to save the planet.

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