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Geology will be key to any green transition, but its academic reputation needs an urgent makeover.
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The 'Nemo effect' wasn't real, and new research also found no evidence Dory led to increased imports of wild blue tang fish.
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Russia appears to have developed a revolutionary mini-reactor able to power a missile.
The IPCC is based in Geneva, Switzerland.
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Every word of the 40-page summary document has to be agreed by representatives of 195 governments.
The revolution in offshore wind for UK energy supply has begun, but we will need the help of AI and robots to sustain it effectively.
The majority of fugitive methane emissions come from a minority of locations and activities – so-called super-emitters.
Artist Albert Robida imagined in 1882 how air travel might look in future.
More than a century since humans learned to fly, we need to revolutionise how we stay up there.
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Inequality in wealth, emissions and vulnerability means some are more responsible for climate action than others.
A new IPCC report has called for radical changes in food production to avoid catastrophic climate change. Rice-fish farming and mixed crops could help.
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The 'tractors and chemicals' recipe for farming has let human populations boom, but left us with degraded soils.
A woman draws water from a well in Wereta, Ethiopia.
Good news – underground aquifers could be a reliable source of drinking water in sub-Saharan Africa even as the climate warms.
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Disposable coffee cups demonstrate that recycling could be successful – with a bit of joined-up thinking.
Grinton, North Yorkshire, July 2019.
Bridges were often built for pedestrians and small, old cars – not heavy modern traffic and climate-linked flooding.
An old male reindeer weathers a heavy snow storm.
The winter of 2018-19 claimed 200 reindeer in Svalbard, Norway, according to a recent census.
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'Biodiversity offsetting' is a globally-significant conservation practice, but new research reveals offsets have mixed results.
‘Greening’ our current economic system can only take us so far.
Economic growth created the climate crisis and continues to fuel it – 'green' growth is no solution.
Left: 32˚C in Ilkley, Yorkshire on July 25. Right: flash floods in Grinton, Yorkshire, on July 31.
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Climate change is expected to bring the UK both more heatwaves, and more intense rainfall.
Environmentalists and activists with posters “peace in the forest and an end to indigenous genocide” in protest of the rights of indigenous people, in São Paulo, Brazil, January, 2019.
Indigenous peoples safeguard biodiversity better than any other group. But in 2018, 164 were killed defending the environment. It's time for us to heed their knowledge, and protect their future.
The damage to the dam holding back a reservoir just a mile from the nearest town downriver should focus minds on ensuring civil infrastructure is maintained.
US President Donald J. Trump announcing that the US will withdraw from the Paris climate accord, June 1 2017.
Climate deniers recently gathered to talk shop at Donald Trump's hotel in Washington DC. There's more to their links with the president than a reservation, though.