Environment

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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The Tricky Nature Of Putting Science On Trial

NPR News - Environment - Sat, 2014/10/11 - 1:58pm

The appeal for seven Italian scientists convicted of manslaughter after downplaying the possibility of an imminent earthquake has began. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with reporter David Wolman about the trial.

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Warning as alien mussels found near Heathrow airport

Guardian Environment News - Sat, 2014/10/11 - 12:40pm

Species that could devastate wetlands and cost millions in tax and water bills, identified as greatest single threat to UK wildlife

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Penny-pinching risks global climate deal success in 2015, France says

Guardian Environment News - Sat, 2014/10/11 - 7:57am

New climate aid pledges to poor countries are an absolute precondition for summit, says former premier Laurent Fabius and US must go first

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Millennials: We Help The Earth But Don't Call Us Environmentalists

NPR News - Environment - Sat, 2014/10/11 - 6:45am

Millennials are the most likely to favor traditionally pro-environment policies and believe climate change is man-made. But they are also the least likely generation to identify as environmentalists.

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