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Chris Boardman: 'This is the biggest opportunity cycling is going to have'

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/09/22 - 5:09am

The cyclist-turned advocate is addressing the Labour and Conservative conferences on why the UK needs more bikes

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The UN's New York climate summit is guilty of a major sin of omission

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/09/22 - 4:07am

Despite a key role in cutting emissions, the ocean is completely absent from Ban Ki-moons climate meeting for world leaders

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Emma Thompson: climate change deniers are 'bonkers' video

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/09/22 - 3:59am
Actor Emma Thompson says climate change deniers are 'bonkers'. She speaks as she joins thousands of protesters marching to the steps of the Houses of Parliament on Sunday to demand action to halt climate change. 'Anyone who tries to deny it looks a little bit bonkers. It's a form of collective suicide,' she says Continue reading...
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Climate protesters plan to risk arrest during Flood Wall Street sit-in

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/09/22 - 2:50am

As many as 2,000 people expected in protest that organisers will highlight the role of capitalism in fuelling the climate crisis

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Largest climate march in history - your pictures

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/09/22 - 2:45am

An estimated 570,000 people took part in 2,700 simultaneous climate events in 161 countries around the world on Sunday, as part of the Peoples Climate March the largest climate march in history. Guardian readers shared their images via GuardianWitness

Did you attend a climate event? Share your images and video with us

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Rockefeller Brothers Fund Forsakes Its Legacy

NPR News - Environment - Mon, 2014/09/22 - 1:59am

On Monday, at the U.N. climate change conference in New York, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and several dozen other groups will announce their divestment from fossil fuels.

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Climate change protesters march in New York video

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/09/22 - 1:50am
More than 300,000 people join a climate change march in New York city on Sunday as part of a day of global action. Among the protesters were UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon and former US vice-president Al Gore. The New York march was one of a series of events held around the world to demand governments take action Continue reading...
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All Eyes On Obama, World Leaders At Climate Change Summit

NPR News - Environment - Mon, 2014/09/22 - 12:26am

More than 120 leaders are expected to attend the one-day summit sponsored by the United Nations. They have been instructed to arrive Tuesday with "bold ideas" to slow the rise in global temperatures.

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New bauxite mine gets go-ahead from Tasmanian government

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/09/22 - 12:12am

The mine is the first of its kind to be approved in Australia in more than three decades

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The storm riders

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/09/21 - 9:30pm
Burghead, Highlands: How do fulmars cope with such conditions without, seemingly, even flapping their wings? Continue reading...
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People's Climate March: thousands demand action around the world - as it happened

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/09/21 - 4:07pm
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50 years ago: Peace and stillness in a Sussex field

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/09/21 - 2:30pm

Originally published in the Guardian on 25 September 1964

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People's Climate March in New York in pictures

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/09/21 - 11:32am

Gatherings take places in cities worldwide two days before the United Nations Climate Summit, where more than 120 world leaders will convene for a meeting aimed at galvanising political will for a new global climate treaty by the end of 2015

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The People's Climate March in London in pictures

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/09/21 - 10:32am

Emma Thompson, Vivienne Westwood and Peter Gabriel joined campaigners and UK flood victims at one of 2,000 events taking place in 150 countries before next weeks UN summit in New York. An estimated 40,000 people were there.

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Record CO2 emissions 'committing world to dangerous climate change'

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/09/21 - 10:00am

Global greenhouse gas emissions on course to reach record high of over 40bn tonnes in 2014, study in Nature Geoscience says

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Signs in groundwater may help predict earthquakes six months in advance

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/09/21 - 10:00am

Chemical spikes in water due to stress building up in the rocks could hold clues to forecasting tremors, scientists say

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Sir Paul McCartney raps for Meat Free Monday campaign

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/09/21 - 9:18am
Musician makes plea for people to go vegetarian once a week, in video posted on YouTube featuring short rap Continue reading...
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