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Ancient Egypt climate change

Climate change threatens empires

October 23, 2017 – Research into the impact of climate change on early society reveals link between environmental stress and the collapse of civilisations.

Insects midges

Shock decline in flying insects

October 20, 2017 – Since 1989, numbers of flying insects have dropped by more than 75% in parts of Germany, with serious implications for the rest of Europe.

Harvard Forest Massachusetts soils

Warming soils bad for atmosphere

18 October, 2017 – Rising temperatures could cause soils to release carbon on a scale that has the potential to accelerate climate change, reports 26-year study.

Ireland Dublin storm

Less rain, more floods in Ireland

13 October, 2017 – Government’s lack of response to climate change is criticised as forecasters in Ireland predict a decline in overall rainfall and an increase in torrential downpours.

High marine extinction risk by 2100

7 October, 2017 – If marine extinction is not a reality for many species by the end of this century, scientists say, it will certainly be a strong probability.

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