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Sea level rise over past century unmatched in 6,000 years, says study

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/10/13 - 12:00pm

Research finds 20cm rise since start of 20th century, caused by global warming and the melting of polar ice, is unprecedented

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Pentagon: global warming will change how US military trains and goes to war

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/10/13 - 10:37am

Climate change to become immediate factor for all strategic, operational and planning decisions

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Beijing residents use humour as defence against smog

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/10/13 - 8:33am

Beijingers take to the internet to vent as the city is once again hit by hazardous levels of air pollution

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London's Mini Holland trial road closures divide opinions

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/10/13 - 8:04am

Boris Johnsons cycling superhighway scheme is causing friction with locals, but not all are opposed to going Dutch

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Wind power is cheapest energy, EU analysis finds

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/10/13 - 7:54am

Onshore windfarms far cheaper than coal and gas when health impacts are factored in, report shows

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We must stop this cavalier slaughtering of animals

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/10/13 - 6:37am
We need to cut our meat consumption by 50% over the next 40 years or were stuffed. As its Vegetarian Awareness Month, lets all make a start Continue reading...
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Owen Paterson proposal to scrap Climate Change Act is 'bonkers'

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/10/13 - 6:04am

Former environment secretary does not understand the risks climate change poses, says Lord Stern

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Dinner with global warming contrarians, disaster for dessert

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/10/13 - 6:00am

Socializing with global warming contrarians wont break through their ideological biases

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Mark Carney: most fossil fuel reserves can't be burned

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/10/13 - 5:04am

Bank of England governor lends his support to carbon bubble theory that coal, gas and oil assets are at risk, reports BusinessGreen

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Fantastic journey: why animals are driven to migrate

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/10/13 - 5:00am

As the year turns, millions of birds and animals cross oceans and continents but climate change may have unpredictable consequences for this healthy ecosystem

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Renting a bike from a cyclist is a cheap way to see New York

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/10/12 - 10:00pm

Spinlister lets people hire under-used cycles to get around including a unicycle or a tandem

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Memories from a lifetime on the fells

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/10/12 - 9:30pm
Vale of Eden, Murton She sold me to a farmer when I was 14, for £9. Take him away, she said, give him food and shelter and learn him how to work. Continue reading...
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Alien Quagga mussel may already have been joined by other invasive species

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/10/12 - 9:00pm

Predatory shrimps among four undetected invaders threatening native wildlife, scientist warn

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Drugs flushed into the environment could be cause of wildlife decline

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/10/12 - 4:01pm

New studies show antidepressants causing starlings to feed less and contraceptive drugs reducing fish populations in lakes

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50 years ago: Lakeland foxhound with a mind of his own

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/10/12 - 2:30pm

Originally published in the Guardian on 19 October 1964

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Ecotricity considers legal challenge over EU go-ahead for Hinkley Point C

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/10/12 - 7:14am
Energy supplier joins growing number of firms and organisations seeking to block planned subsidy scheme for new nuclear plant Continue reading...
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Riding into autumn: five new bikes for the season

Guardian Environment News - Sat, 2014/10/11 - 10:00pm

Dont be a fair-weather cyclist, get out there in the mud and falling leaves. From a snappy city slicker to an elegant electric glider and even the revived Raleigh Chopper, here are five new bikes to tempt you back on to two wheels

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Two men survive reported shark attack on their boat off Western Australia

Guardian Environment News - Sat, 2014/10/11 - 5:51pm

Pair say that shark attacked and punctured their inflatable dinghy, but fisheries officers unable to determine cause

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