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25/2/2015
The head of the United Nations panel on climate science resigned on Tuesday after allegations of sexual harassment were filed against him in India, where he lives and works.Rajendra K. Pachauri, whose 13 years as chairman of the ...   
24/2/2015
The operator of the ruined Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant said Tuesday that it had neglected to stop a leak of radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean since last May. The operator, Tokyo Electric Power Co., said it had first detected the ...   
24/2/2015
Those who have spent their lives fighting for the protection of the Jervis Bay region, such as the film-maker Attila Kaszo, say the commonwealth’s massive marine park in the area achieves nothing and needs to be overhauled. Astonishingly ...   
24/2/2015
Corals such as those found on the Great Barrier Reef are at risk from the estimated 5tn pieces of plastic in the world’s oceans because researchers have discovered they digest tiny fragments of plastic at a significant rate. A study led ...   
24/2/2015
This tiny and isolated town of 400 cannot be reached by road. It lies on a fragile barrier island along the Chukchi Sea, 83 miles above the Arctic circle. And for generations, the Iñupiat people of the region have hunted gigantic bowhead whales ...   
24/2/2015
It`s not news that the ocean plays a role in climate change. It absorbs heat, sequesters carbon, releases carbon, impacts local weather patterns, etc. Hell, the ocean covers about 70 percent of the Earth`s surface, so it would be kind of shocking ...   
24/2/2015
Climate experts have seen the future of America's breadbasket — and from their perspective, it doesn't look pretty. "I don't want to be a wheat farmer in Kansas in the future," said Harold Brooks, a senior scientist at the National ...   
24/2/2015
Banking giant Santander says it will not extend further financing to Asia Pacific Resources International Limited (APRIL) due to evidence that the Singapore-based pulp and paper company is continuing to destroy rainforests in Indonesia. The move ...   
24/2/2015
The big concern here revolves around the drug artemisinin, the frontline treatment - and often only treatment - against malaria infection in undeveloped worlds. A report recently published in the journal Lancet Infectious Diseases ...   
24/2/2015
The devastating tsunami that hit Japan in 2011 washed away millions of tons of plastic debris into the Pacific Ocean. It even swept away a Harley Davidson motorcycle that subsequently ended up on Canada's coast. As production and ...   
24/2/2015
The world's national parks and nature reserves receive eight billion tourist visits a year, generating around $600bn of spending, according to research. The tourism income vastly outweighs the $10bn a year spent safeguarding them, says a ...   
24/2/2015
The use of genetically engineered animals could revolutionise whole areas of public health and agriculture, according to advocates. But is the world ready for modified mosquitoes and GM salmon? The Aedes aegypti mosquito is a principal ...   
24/2/2015
Rajendra K. Pachauri, the chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change since 2002, resigned today amid allegations of sexual harassment by a 29-year-old female employee of the Indian energy institute he has long run.Bloomberg ...   
24/2/2015
President Obama on Tuesday vetoed the bill Congress passed this month forcing approval of the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline. But the project isn't dead yet, and the U.S. State Department's long approval process for the Keystone XL ...   
24/2/2015
The United Nations on Wednesday made it clear that it will not conduct any inquiry into accusations of sexual harassment against RK Pachauri, who resigned as the chairman of the Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), as the case is ...   
24/2/2015
Barack Obama has blocked a Republican bill that would allow a contentious extension of the Keystone oil pipeline, in a rare veto that arrived in low-key fashion but leaves open a long road to the end of his presidency. Though long ...   
24/2/2015
Derailment and fires of two oil trains last week, in a remote region of Ontario and a populated West Virginia river shore, have intensified opposition here even as oil refiners step up shipments along waterfronts of Puget Sound population ...   
24/2/2015
Congress plans to send the Keystone XL pipeline bill to President Obama’s desk today. The president is “poised to reject” the GOP-backed legislation “with a swift veto,” according to The Hill. “I would anticipate, as we’ve been saying ...   
24/2/2015
Farming leaders have warned that by 2040 the UK will need to import almost half of its food to meet demand as the population rises. A report from the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) warns of “serious implications” for the economy and food security ...   
24/2/2015
The European Union has said it wants to see a legally binding emissions cut of 60% by mid-century and reviews every five years agreed at the UN climate summit in Paris later this year, according to a leaked document. The treaty set to be ...   
23/2/2015
The head of the UN's climate science panel, Rajendra Pachauri, stepped down Tuesday in the wake of sexual harassment claims against him that have surfaced at a crucial time on the climate agenda. Pachauri, chairman of the ...   
23/2/2015
U.S. coastal communities better start preparing for ocean acidification now, especially if we want scallops, oysters and other shellfish to keep appearing on our dinnerplates. That's the message of a new study that shows that ...   
23/2/2015
The coming months will make or break snowpack levels on the Cache la Poudre River Basin and determine all important water supplies for families and farmers. As of Feb. 1, the Poudre basin was at 92 percent of the median, seeing a rise in ...   
23/2/2015
We`ve heard the charges leveled for years: Unlike oil and coal multinationals, climate scientists are only in it for the money. This week, researchers found the smoking gun. At least for one. But there`s a catch. I have known ...   

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