Environment

Could Brazil Have The First 'Green' President Of A Major Economy?

NPR News - Environment - Thu, 2014/09/18 - 12:49pm

Marina Silva grew up deep in the Amazon and says Brazil must do more to protect its natural riches. But environmentalists have doubts about what she can do, given the powerful agrobusiness interests.

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World population to hit 11bn in 2100 with 70% chance of continuous rise

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/09/18 - 11:00am

New study overturns 20 years of consensus on peak projection of 9bn and gradual decline

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Land Securities director abandons attempt to become wildlife trustee

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/09/18 - 10:12am

Financial controller of company planning to build on nightingale sanctuary withdraws his name from ballot for voluntary post

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The hidden leaks of Pennsylvania's abandoned oil and gas wells

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/09/18 - 8:09am

Pennsylvanians are racing to find old wells that spread fumes in homes and bubble contaminants into drinking water, even as the industry continues to fuel the states economy

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Prince Charles will tell leaders climate action is only rational choice

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/09/18 - 8:05am

In a message addressed to UN climate summit, prince will say the battle against climate change need not be bad for business

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UN hired PR firm that won't rule out clients who oppose CO2 regulations

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/09/18 - 7:26am

Ogilvy Public Relations undertook work for UN Framework Convention on Climate Change in run-up to Warsaw talks

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Deciding who should pay to publish peer-reviewed scientific research

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/09/18 - 6:00am

How open-access journals are changing the field of peer-reviewed science

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The truth about the peer-reviewed science produced by Japan's whaling

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/09/18 - 5:10am

Japan claims southern ocean whaling had led to 666 peer-reviewed papers, but international court says there are just two

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Japan defies IWC ruling on scientific whaling

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/09/18 - 4:39am

Tokyo announces new round of culls in the Southern Ocean despite a majority no vote at International Whaling Commission

The truth about the peer-reviewed science produced by Japans whaling

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Investors call for climate change deal

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/09/18 - 4:02am

More than 340 institutions managing £15tn of assets say governments must put a meaningful price on carbon

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High air pollution levels hit south-east England

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/09/18 - 3:40am

Dirty air a result of weeks of low pressure which has drawn in pollution from the continent, Met Office says

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Will Chinas great fracking leap help it wean off coal?

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/09/18 - 3:00am

Fracking technology has crossed over from the fields of Pennsylvania and Texas to the mountains of Sichuan, but so have risks and consequences, reports Mother Jones

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Would you share your bike with a stranger? Spinlister hopes so

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/09/18 - 2:27am

The Airbnb of cycling attempts to conquer the UK and put unused bikes to better use, but I am a reluctant sharer

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Wilderness Area Accused Of Inhibiting Idaho Town's Economy

NPR News - Environment - Thu, 2014/09/18 - 2:06am

Since President Johnson signed the Wilderness Act into law, Congress has set aside more than 109 million acres for federal protection. But off-limit landscape represents untapped potential for towns.

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Sylvia Earle on eating fish: 'Think of them as wildlife, first and foremost'

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/09/18 - 1:25am
In a chat with 'Her Deepness', Earle reveals her thoughts on eating seafood today Continue reading...
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Boris Johnson's cycling vision. A political railroading exercise?

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/09/18 - 12:25am

Natural allies of Londons Conservative mayor are worried that his ambitious cycling plans are being rushed

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Christine Milne offers to pass Direct Action if renewable energy target stays

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/09/18 - 12:16am

Greens will add spine and rigour to pathetic Coalition climate plan in order to ensure RET remains

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Secrets of a badger's toilet

Guardian Environment News - Wed, 2014/09/17 - 9:30pm
Sandy, Bedfordshire: At badger latrines the animals leave their business cards anointing their dung with scent from anal glands Continue reading...
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Why climate science denial courtesy of the New York Post measures five miles high

Guardian Environment News - Wed, 2014/09/17 - 8:02pm

Scientists respond to climate science denialists claims in Murdoch-owned New York Post

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