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New bauxite mine gets go-ahead from Tasmanian government

Guardian Environment News - 1 hour 40 min ago

The mine is the first of its kind to be approved in Australia in more than three decades

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The storm riders

Guardian Environment News - 4 hours 3 min ago
Burghead, Highlands: How do fulmars cope with such conditions without, seemingly, even flapping their wings? Continue reading...
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People's Climate March: thousands demand action around the world - as it happened

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/09/21 - 4:07pm
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50 years ago: Peace and stillness in a Sussex field

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/09/21 - 2:30pm

Originally published in the Guardian on 25 September 1964

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People's Climate March in New York in pictures

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/09/21 - 11:32am

Gatherings take places in cities worldwide two days before the United Nations Climate Summit, where more than 120 world leaders will convene for a meeting aimed at galvanising political will for a new global climate treaty by the end of 2015

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The People's Climate March in London in pictures

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/09/21 - 10:32am

Emma Thompson, Vivienne Westwood and Peter Gabriel joined campaigners and UK flood victims at one of 2,000 events taking place in 150 countries before next weeks UN summit in New York. An estimated 40,000 people were there.

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Record CO2 emissions 'committing world to dangerous climate change'

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/09/21 - 10:00am

Global greenhouse gas emissions on course to reach record high of over 40bn tonnes in 2014, study in Nature Geoscience says

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Signs in groundwater may help predict earthquakes six months in advance

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/09/21 - 10:00am

Chemical spikes in water due to stress building up in the rocks could hold clues to forecasting tremors, scientists say

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Sir Paul McCartney raps for Meat Free Monday campaign

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/09/21 - 9:18am
Musician makes plea for people to go vegetarian once a week, in video posted on YouTube featuring short rap Continue reading...
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Sir Paul McCartney raps for Meat Free Monday - video

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/09/21 - 9:15am
Musician calls on politicians and the British public to commit to a weekly meat-free day to raise awareness on the environmental impacts of eating meat, ahead of the UN climate summit on Tuesday. McCartney implores viewers to pledge their support on the campaign website, before launching into a rap consisting solely of the website name, repeated over and over again Continue reading...
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Large Protests In Hundreds Of Cities Vent Ire Over Climate Change

NPR News - Environment - Sun, 2014/09/21 - 5:46am

The People's Climate March was timed to draw the notice of world leaders gathering for this week's U.N. Climate Summit in New York.

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Climate Marchers Try To Build Momentum For 2015

NPR News - Environment - Sun, 2014/09/21 - 4:45am

Tens of thousands of people demanding action on climate change are expected to march in New York City, ahead of the UN Climate Summit. Joel Rose speaks with NPR's Wade Goodwyn from the protests.

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The global people's climate march is a reason to be a climate optimist

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/09/21 - 4:41am
The people's climate march is a reason to be a climate optimist, despite the grave dangers posed by runaway global warming. Continue reading...
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Climate change rallies held across Australia urge Tony Abbott to act now

Guardian Environment News - Sat, 2014/09/20 - 11:34pm

Tens of thousands of people take part in the first leg of a global wave of protests ahead of the UN climate summit in New York

Peoples climate march liveblog

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What is the best ethical watch to buy?

Guardian Environment News - Sat, 2014/09/20 - 10:00pm
Eco watches not only protect the health of the planet, but also use the very latest green technology

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screen capture

The Field Lab - Sat, 2014/09/20 - 6:29pm

A couple of big/scary storms swooped down on us late last night.  As I was glued to the doppler radar, I decided to figure out how to record screen action while checking the direction of the storm path.  Most weather sites have a "past" and "future" button you can click to see the speed,direction, and intensity of the rain.  Did a quick search and within 10 minutes I had downloaded (free) and tested Microsoft Expressions Encoder4.  The tiny white dot in the center is the location of TFL relative to the storm path.  Here  is how to get it and set it up.  77,93,73, .24",B
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Desmond Tutu calls for tactics that beat apartheid to be used in climate fight

Guardian Environment News - Sat, 2014/09/20 - 4:05pm
International campaign urged to boycott mining companies and oil corporations

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