Environment

Could the 2C climate target be completely wrong?

Guardian Environment News - 5 hours 14 min ago

The global warming goal that nearly 200 governments have agreed on should be ditched, say scientists writing in Nature

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Canada switches on world's first carbon capture power plant

Guardian Environment News - 5 hours 24 min ago

Boundary Dam held up as first commercial-scale CCS plant and proof that coal-burning is compatible with cutting emissions

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Conflict of interest concerns over EDFs Hinkley nuclear project approval

Guardian Environment News - 5 hours 58 min ago

Experts involved in safety review were receiving companys pensions, documents reveal

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Proposed EU climate chief under pressure ahead of grilling by MEPs

Guardian Environment News - 6 hours 1 min ago

New financial allegations and protests spell rough ride in hearings for former Spanish oil mogul, Miguel Arias Cañete

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It's time to shout stop on this war on the living world

Guardian Environment News - 6 hours 59 min ago

Our consumption is trashing a natural world infinitely more fascinating and intricate than the stuff we produce

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Walrus mass on Alaska beach - in pictures

Guardian Environment News - 8 hours 28 min ago

Pacific walrus unable to find sea ice on which to rest in Arctic waters are coming ashore in record numbers on a beach in north-west Alaska. Females give birth on sea ice and the animals use it as a diving platform to reach snails, clams and worms on the shallow continental shelf, but climate change means there is ever less available

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Death Toll From Japanese Volcano Rises

NPR News - Environment - 9 hours 16 min ago

Nearly 50 people are listed as dead from an eruption of Mount Ontake, located about 125 miles west of Tokyo.

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Neonicotinoid ban hit UK farmers hard

Guardian Environment News - 9 hours 46 min ago

Bugs devour rapeseed crop in Britain as EU ban on pesticide to save bees comes into force

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Why the energy has gone out of Tory green policy

Guardian Environment News - 9 hours 57 min ago

Conserative party conference suggests David Cameron and his ministers dont have a single new thought on the environment

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Indonesia makes first arrests of manta ray traders

Guardian Environment News - 11 hours 1 min ago

Three traders arrested for dealing in whole manta rays and their gills, in first detentions since legal protections

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Brave tortoises, baby hares and synchronised swans: your September wildlife pictures

Guardian Environment News - 11 hours 17 min ago

We asked you to share your September pictures of the wildlife around the world with which we share our outdoor spaces. Heres our pick of the best of them

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David Attenborough backs £1m project to save Bengal tiger

Guardian Environment News - 11 hours 34 min ago

Indian village to be relocated to create the most densely packed population of tigers in the world and stop them eating people

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Wildlife on your doorstep: October

Guardian Environment News - 12 hours 12 min ago

With the arrival of October the evenings will be getting darker earlier and the weather outside significantly colder. Wed love to see your photos of the wildlife near you

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California Enacts Ban On Single-Use Plastic Bags

NPR News - Environment - 13 hours 19 min ago

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill banning plastic grocery bags throughout the state. "This bill is a step in the right direction," he said. "We're the first to ban these bags, and we won't be the last."

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Shark v shark: great white shark duel caught on camera video

Guardian Environment News - 13 hours 30 min ago
Rare footage of two great white sharks attacking each other in south Australia. The video, shot by London-born diver Adam Malski, 33, shows a 4.8-metre shark attacking a smaller rival in waters off the Neptune Islands. The larger shark, known locally as Gilbert, survived the attack while the other animal has reportedly not been seen since Continue reading...
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Britain's warm September in pictures

Guardian Environment News - 14 hours 7 min ago

The country is set to be the driest September since records began in 1910, with extremely low rainfall for many parts of the country, the Met Office has reported.

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Young hedgehog bristles with delight over pigeon head supper

Guardian Environment News - 17 hours 47 min ago
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India will be renewables superpower, says energy minister

Guardian Environment News - 18 hours 17 min ago

$100bn investment likely in five years but coal power plants will also expand rapidly to provide electricity to every Indian village

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Walrus mass in vast numbers on Alaska beach as sea ice retreats

Guardian Environment News - 21 hours 51 min ago

Concern that warming climate is responsible for gathering of about 35,000 walrus in north-west Alaska

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Ban On Single-Use Plastic Bags Is Enacted In California

NPR News - Environment - Tue, 2014/09/30 - 12:07pm

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed SB 270, the first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags in the U.S. It requires a 10-cent fee for the use of compostable or paper bags.

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