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Divest MPs' pension fund from fossil fuels, says Caroline Lucas

Guardian Environment News - 3 hours 42 min ago

Green party MP calls on parliament to pull money out of gas, coal and oil investments

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Harvestman meets an eight-legged rival

Guardian Environment News - 4 hours 13 min ago
Stones Allotments, Havant, Hampshire: Sensing danger, the harvestman picks up pace, scaling the clods of earth in its path Continue reading...
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Why Are The Great Lakes On The Rise?

NPR News - Environment - Mon, 2014/10/20 - 12:53pm

Host Audie Cornish talks with Drew Gronewold, a hydrologist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, about why water levels in lakes Superior, Michigan and Huron are rising.

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Denmark's plan to offset transport emissions sparks EU row

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/10/20 - 10:34am

Green champions push to funnel car emissions into the emissions trading system seen as attempt to bend rules

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2014 on track to be hottest year on record, says US science agency

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/10/20 - 9:57am

Global average temperatures in September were highest ever, following warmest year to date since 1998

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Attack of the killer spiders and other stories sure to upset all arachnophobes

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/10/20 - 7:55am
A deadly spider crawling over your bananas is the last thing you want to see, but if youre terrified of the eight-legged horrors, just reading the press reports about it is almost as bad Continue reading...
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'Build bridges for Lima climate talks'

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/10/20 - 7:21am

UN climate chief Christiana Figueres urges delegates to work towards achieving a historic pact in Paris in 2015

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While Didcot B burned, renewable energy powered on

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/10/20 - 6:35am

Fire at Oxfordshire power station is a reminder of the energy security risks of centralised fossil fuel power and that all energy sources suffer from intermittency

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Indias air quality figures can't be trusted

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/10/20 - 5:42am

Delhi is the most polluted city in the world, but it may actually be worse as faulty instruments, data fudging and lack of regulation allow industries to pollute with impunity

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Beijings smog clouds citys marathon

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/10/20 - 2:15am

Runners wear face masks to project against hazardous levels of air pollution during Beijing marathon

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Mountains are measured not in size, but in atmosphere

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/10/19 - 9:30pm
Kentmere, Lake District A transformation began to unfold. Blue sky appeared, then fog-wreathed mountains, their tops gasping in the clear air Continue reading...
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Antarctic conference to vote on huge marine parks amid strained relations

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/10/19 - 8:35pm

Meeting of 25 nations, including Russia and Ukraine, in Hobart will consider proposals on the future of Antarctic research and marine protection

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Scottish shops start charging for bags

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/10/19 - 4:01pm

Charge of at least 5p a carrier bag introduced in bid to emulate 70% fall in usage in Wales and Northern Ireland

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50 years ago: A day on the desolate dunes

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/10/19 - 2:30pm

Originally published in the Guardian on 22 October 1964

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Amazon deforestation picking up pace, satellite data reveals

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/10/19 - 10:58am
Data indicates 190% rise in land clearance in August and September compared with same period last year Continue reading...
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SeaWorld San Diego celebrates 80th successful dolphin birth - video

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/10/19 - 4:45am
Sadie the bottlenose dolphin gives birth to her second calf at SeaWorld San Diego. It is the 80th successful dolphin birth at the water park. The baby dolphin was born on Saturday afternoon at a weight of 18.14kg. Trainers and veterinarians said the mother and baby appear to be in good health. Sadie's first calf, Kailani Koa, was born in 2009 Continue reading...
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Prince Charles orders grey squirrel cull on duchy estate

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/10/19 - 4:29am
Humane and lawful measures introduced on Duchy of Cornwall estate in attempt to protect red squirrel population Continue reading...
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The Kissimmee: A River Re-Curved

NPR News - Environment - Sun, 2014/10/19 - 2:33am

In Florida, a key river is undergoing the largest environmental restoration effort in the world. But when complete, a looming water shortage means the river's waters still face an uncertain future.

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What is the environmental cost of a hot tub?

Guardian Environment News - Sat, 2014/10/18 - 10:00pm

The idea of lounging around outside in bubbling warm water may be appealling, but the eco footprint is appalling

If you have an ethical dilemma, email Lucy at lucy.siegle@observer.co.uk

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