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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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SXSW Eco, Hub Of Environmental And Foodie Fervor

NPR News - Environment - Sat, 2014/10/11 - 4:03am

Like its parent music, film and interactive festival, this conference is all about networking, which means parties. The young crowd takes full advantage of Austin's food trucks and bars.

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A riotous assembly of dune flora

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/10/10 - 9:30pm

Harlech The great dune system that stretches for four miles with the hills of Eryri as exquisite backdrop is a prime place to botanize

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From soldering iron to solar power: saving the world the DIY way

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/10/10 - 10:46am
Zoe Williams picks up a flux pen and gets involved with a workshop set up to connect people with the energy they use Continue reading...
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No Paris climate deal better than bad one former French climate minister

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/10/10 - 8:10am

Serge Lepeltier says global warming deal at Paris in 2015 must be binding, as capital hosts pre-summit meeting

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Reality check: will 'Crossrail for bikes' bring gridlock to central London?

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/10/10 - 6:16am

London could soon be home to the longest continuous, substantially segregated urban cycleway in Europe but lobbyists are raising concerns about the impact on congestion, pedestrians and businesses. Do they have a point?

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We can't let lobbyists destroy London's segregated cycle lane plans

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/10/10 - 5:50am

The main political parties and 60 big employers support Crossrail for bikes yet behind the scenes there are intense efforts to poison the project, says Chris Boardman

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The week in wildlife in pictures

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/10/10 - 5:39am

Hungry bears, muddy hippos and glorious autumnal scenes feature in this weeks pick of images from the natural world

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We can meet 2C climate target and here's how, say energy experts

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/10/10 - 3:42am

Sir Bob Watson and a team of climate experts lay out a step-by-step action plan on how to meet global warming limit, but say success depends on immediate, urgent, action

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Miami Uses Pumps To Battle Flooding From Sea Level Rise

NPR News - Environment - Fri, 2014/10/10 - 1:53am

To combat sea level rise, one of the consequences of climate change, Miami Beach is spending hundreds of millions of dollars to install new storm sewers and pumps.

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Satellite data shows surprising methane hotspot in US southwest

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/10/10 - 1:38am

Leakage of powerful greenhouse gas over New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona and Utah is likely to be from coal mines

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China pollution levels hit 20 times safe limit

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/10/10 - 1:14am

Visibility dropped dramatically as small pollutant particles reached dangerous levels in northern Chinas Hebei province

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Ikea kitchens help sell insulation to Dutch and UK could be next

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/10/09 - 10:00pm

Dutch consortia Energiesprong could give zero carbon retrofits to social homes across England, using innovative wrap-around insulated panels, if EU funding is approved

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The woods are where the action is

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/10/09 - 9:30pm
Wenlock Edge, Shropshire Each leaf spins and twirls through the air in its own unique dance Continue reading...
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Great Barrier Reef: 'a massive chemistry experiment gone wrong'

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/10/09 - 8:06pm

Scientists warn that pollution may be dramatically increasing the rate of ocean acidification in inshore areas, threatening coral

The Great Barrier Reef: an obituary

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Icann: environmentalists to control use of .eco internet domain name

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/10/09 - 11:17am
Coalition of more than 50 environmental groups, including WWF and 350.org won out over three other groups competing for .eco Continue reading...
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Bavarian farmer puts cow in nappy to protest EU fertiliser rule

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/10/09 - 9:06am

German farmer has put a nappy on his cow to protest at an EU directive banning fertilisers on hills with a gradient of more than 15%, saying it will prevent him grazing his cattle

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Why is Antarctic sea ice at record levels despite global warming?

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/10/09 - 8:29am

While Arctic sea ice continues to decline, Antarctic levels are confounding the worlds most trusted climate models with record highs for the third year running. Karl Mathiesen investigates.

Let us know your thoughts. Post in the comments below, follow Karl Mathiesens Facebook page, email karl.mathiesen.freelance@guardian.co.uk or tweet @karlmathiesen

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