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13/4/2014
A United Nations report said on Sunday that governments must act faster to slow global warming and delays until 2030 could force reliance on little-tested technologies to extract greenhouse gases from the air.The study, drawing on work by ...   
31/3/2014
For the first time since Japan's Fukushima nuclear disaster more than three years ago, residents of a small district 20 km (12 miles) from the wrecked plant are about to be allowed to return home. The Miyakoji area of Tamura, a ...   
22/3/2014
Oil that sinks is hard to clean up. That was the big lesson after energy giant Enbridge's pipeline burst, causing oil to flow into Michigan's Kalamazoo River in 2010, some 75 miles from where it empties into Lake Michigan. After more ...   
22/3/2014
Oil that sinks is hard to clean up.That was the big lesson after energy giant Enbridge’s pipeline burst, causing oil to flow into Michigan’s Kalamazoo River in 2010, some 75 miles from where it empties into Lake Michigan. After more than ...   
15/3/2014
On a perfect spring day in the coastal forest of North Carolina I hike along a nature trail - a thread of dry gravel between the pools of the Roanoke river backwaters. A glistening otter dives for lunch just a few feet away. Majestic ...   
10/3/2014
For many people around the world this year, the weather has become anything but a topic for small talk. Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, America's record-breaking freeze, California's year-long drought, and flooding in Europe have put the ...   
26/2/2014
Getting arrested for taking part in direct action at Balcombe was the most liberating experience I've ever had. Nothing I've ever done in my life has made me feel so empowered and alive. Anyone can Google the "List of the Harmed" or look ...   
16/2/2014
European Union leaders intend next month to agree on a timeline for developing energy and climate targets for 2030, delaying a final decision on the polices, according to two people with knowledge of the matter. Most governments in the ...   
12/2/2014
California, grappling with how to keep the lights on and meet environmental goals after closing a major nuclear power plant, is considering allowing owners to delay retiring some older gas-fired generators.In an interview on February 4, ...   
7/2/2014
The US government says that Iceland's whaling program is undermining international regulations on protecting endangered species and expressed the possibility of opening sanctions against the Nordic nation. Iceland openly defies the ...   
31/1/2014
What kind of world is this? In China, an almost 1,350 square mile freshwater lake -- that’s more than four times the size of New York City -- recently dried up due to an ongoing drought. In the high Sierra of America’s West, bears have forgone ...   
24/1/2014
Corporate power is the greatest threat to progress on climate change in Davos.Climate change is high on the agenda as the rich and powerful meet in Davos. UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon has asked Davos to deliver bold proposals that ...   
16/1/2014
On a winter day in 2012, a man named John C. Fitzpatrick made his way to the fourth floor of 7 West 45th Street, to the offices of Raja's Jewels, where he expected that he would find a cache of ivory. Shopping in the diamond district ...   
16/1/2014
"I write these facts as dispassionately as I can in the hope that they will act as a warning to the world," wrote the journalist Wilfred Burchett from Hiroshima. His story, headlined, "The Atomic Plague" appeared in the London Daily Express on 5 ...   
13/1/2014
Just after noon on Sept. 4, 2010, a squat, yellow-black cargo ship lumbered out of the Norwegian port of Kirkenes. Naked ridges of glacially scarred granite slid by on either side as the Nordic Barents motored toward the open sea with 41,000 tons ...   
5/1/2014
London Mining, a British mineral company, is trying to attract Chinese and other international investors to build a £1.5bn iron ore mine just outside the Arctic Circle in Greenland. The move comes as BP and Shell join others exploring ...   
19/12/2013
Greenpeace will step up its campaign to confront oil companies working in the Arctic, but has not decided whether to attempt to board Russian oil platforms, again, its UK director said . Speaking after it was announced that an amnesty ...   
17/12/2013
Reddit's science section - r/science - is one of the site's default sections (or "subreddits' in the site's parlance), and is one of the main places on the internet where experts and lay people can come together and chat about science. Its ...   
11/12/2013
Fukushima continues to spew out radiation. The quantities seem to be rising, as do the impacts. The site has been infiltrated by organized crime. There are horrifying signs of ecological disaster in the Pacific and human health impacts ...   
28/11/2013
The leaders of the United Nations and World Bank have hatched a plan to make sure everybody in the world has access to electricity by 2030. It would involve a huge ramp-up in electricity generation, including continued growth in renewables, and ...   
21/11/2013
The spruce man with the trim mustache and the grim-faced bodyguard is dozing in his seat. A flight attendant leaves him a hot towel, and then another. The bodyguard, who wears the uniform of the Kiribati National Police--the shoulder patch ...   
19/11/2013
People around the world are feeling the "wrath of a warming planet", U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Tuesday, urging almost 200 governments to take tougher action to reach a deal in 2015 on fighting global warming. Ban told ...   
16/11/2013
Policy makers are not keeping up with events. Just as the world’s climate-change negotiators met in Warsaw, Typhoon Haiyan was hitting the Philippines. And as they started their talks – aimed at keeping global temperature increases below 2C – the ...   
31/10/2013
While David Cameron was donning hard hat and overalls at Hinkley Point last month to announce the construction of the first nuclear reactor since the Fukushima disaster, coxless fours were rowing silently past Krümmel nuclear plant near ...   
21/10/2013
Political partiesThe origins of today's decision date back to May 2006 when the then prime minister, Tony Blair – heavily influenced by chief scientist Sir David King – said that Britain should rethink its energy policy to include ...   

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