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Yorkshire carbon capture power plant gets EU funding

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/07/08 - 4:47am
New power plant at Drax, whose carbon emissions will be trapped in the North Sea, will produce enough energy to fuel 630,000 homes Continue reading...
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London embraced 'Le Tour' but its bigger cycling challenges remain

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/07/08 - 3:26am

Dave Hill: The arrival of the Tour de France in London may have helped the capital project a cycling-friendly image but overall road strategy needs a change in direction

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Flooding: documents reveal UK governments spin on protection cuts

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/07/08 - 2:27am
Leaked draft communications strategy includes comments from the Environment Agency challenging funding claims Continue reading...
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Whale rescue at Byron Bay complete success as humpback swims free

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/07/08 - 2:24am

The juvenile humpback, entangled in rope and dragging a buoy, moved up the coast but then returned to Cape Byron

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Federal MP lets loose on carbon tax backer

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/07/08 - 1:42am

Andrew Laming riles conservation foundation with his response to email calling for climate change action

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'Research' whaling by Japan to resume as Tony Abbott voices opposition

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/07/08 - 1:11am

Shinzo Abe says whaling for science will resume in 2015, but insists Japan is a 'good international citizen'

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Byron Bay development opposed as too big and a threat to koalas

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/07/07 - 11:17pm

The West Byron development would open up a 108ha site for a mix of housing and light industrial facilities

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Manufacturers urge action over raw metal prices amid supply worries

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/07/07 - 10:00pm
EEF warns the costs for British industries, like aviation and electronics, will spike due to volatility in commodity prices Continue reading...
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Queensland flood victims of 2011 begin Australia's largest class action

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/07/07 - 8:15pm

Lawyers will argue that Wivenhoe and Somerset dams failed to release enough water in the lead-up to January flood peak

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The Field Lab - Mon, 2014/07/07 - 7:30pm
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A swan-breeding tradition begun by Benedictine monks goes on

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/07/07 - 1:00pm
Abbotsbury, Dorset: We edged carefully past a fine adult pair settled with their young directly in our path, bills ready to dart at unwelcome intruders Continue reading...
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KiWi Power: the tech-savvy energy firm with a way out of Britain's power crisis

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/07/07 - 12:25pm
Laptop-sized product monitors customer's energy usage and can cut it off in times of high demand and the client gets paid for it Continue reading...
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Mississippi flooding threatens US midwest as rivers swell in heavy rains

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/07/07 - 12:06pm

Severe storms in Missouri, Illinois, Iowa and Michigan force residents and inmates to build sandbag walls to protect towns

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Formula E: do the guilt-free thrills of electric car racing herald a new era for motor sport?

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/07/07 - 8:50am

With fan boosts and city centre circuits, race organisers are breaking taboos in the hope of making electric cars cool

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Other cyclists are the scariest thing when you're on a bike? That's nonsense

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/07/07 - 8:21am

An anonymous article in the Guardian on antisocial cyclists is contradictory, over-hyped and over-simplistic

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Rose-colored glasses: Antarctic sea ice is the Mail on Sunday's latest global warming distraction

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/07/07 - 6:00am

The Daily Mail tries to distract from global warming by selectively looking southward

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Formula E racing 'makes electric cars more sexy' - video

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/07/07 - 3:51am
Test days for the FIA Formula E championship at Donington Park saw the first single-seater, electrically powered racing cars taking to the track. Formula E chief executive, Alejandro Agag, Virgin Formula E racing driver Sam Bird and former F1 champion Alain Prost explain how the technology works and what makes it different from other single-seat racing championships Continue reading...
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Are the Metropolitan police punishing cyclists for frivolous offences?

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/07/07 - 3:25am

A London cyclist filmed himself being fined £50 for moving from a cycle path to a crossing as part of Operation Safeway

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Pangolin and porcupines on sale in Chinese market despite jail threat

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/07/07 - 2:21am

Buying endangered species can land 10 years in prison, but Conghua market sells giant salamanders and other rare wildlife

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UK climate change policies have not harmed economy, report says

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/07/07 - 2:00am

Grantham Institute study says climate legislation has not harmed UK businesses, reports BusinessGreen

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