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Climate change mitigation project threatens local ecosystem resilience in Ethiopia

Added: 16.04.2018 19:10 | 5 views | 0 comments

To increase forest cover in the Global South in order to mitigate climate change does not always have positive effects, as shown in a new study in southern Ethiopia. It can also threaten biodiversity and the survival of unique alpine plants.

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Surviving climate change, then and now

Added: 16.04.2018 13:59 | 13 views | 0 comments

An archeological dig in Italy reveals that prehistoric humans made it through a major natural disaster by cooperating with each other -- and that's a lesson for our future.

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| Hurricane-hit islands need debt relief | Letters

Added: 15.04.2018 18:01 | 23 views | 0 comments

Those who have contributed the most to climate change are the real debtors so it is unfair that small island states be indebted as a result, write Keith Mitchell, prime minister of Grenada, and Gaston Browne, prime minister of Antigua and Barbuda. Plus a coalition of organisations calls on Theresa May to apologise for the UK’s anti-gay legacy
This week we will meet with fellow Commonwealth heads of government in Windsor. One of the most pressing challenges facing smaller Commonwealth governments is the impact of climate change, and the rising debt burden we face as a result.
The 2017 hurricane season was one of the most devastating in Caribbean history. In Barbuda and Dominica destruction totalled more than twice annual GDP. The growing severity of hurricanes in the Caribbean is related to climate change, a major global threat primarily caused by countries far richer and larger than our own.

David Buckel death: Prominent US lawyer sets himself on fire in New York park during climate change protest

Added: 15.04.2018 10:37 | 28 views | 0 comments

A prominent US gay rights lawyer and environmental advocate set himself on fire in a New York City park during a protest.

Hawking’s global warnings divided opinion but the world listened

Added: 14.04.2018 2:07 | 8 views | 0 comments

The physicist was also known for his outspoken views on existential issues such as climate change. They were part of being an icon, says Geraint Lewis

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100th meridian: East-west divide between moist and arid parts of U.S. may be shifting

Added: 13.04.2018 19:19 | 13 views | 0 comments

Nearly a century and a half after explorer John Wesley Powell zeroed in on the 100th meridian west as the dividing line between the humid east and arid west of the United States, researchers say he was right -- but that climate change is now moving the line eastward, into the traditionally fertile Midwest. The effects on U.S. farming and other pursuits could be huge.

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Exxon fails to block climate change probe

Added: 13.04.2018 19:11 | 29 views | 0 comments

Massachusetts' top court has rejected Exxon Mobil's bid to block the state's attorney general from obtaining records to investigate whether the company concealed knowledge of the role fossil fuels plays in climate change.


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