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2013-11-25 16:42:41

British cities – unlike their counterparts on the mainland - are taking the lead in making plans to curb and handle the impact of climate change.

2013-06-26 16:46:20

The UK chemical industry requires 'an urgent and radical rethink' into how it produces chemicals if it is to play its part in meeting Government's stringent greenhouse gas emission reduction targets of 80% plus by 2050.

2012-07-05 00:42:08

The Sustainable Consumption Institute research claims food which families now take for granted, such as meat and fresh vegetables, could become too expensive for many if global temperatures rise in line with the current trends and reach 4°C within the lifetime of many people.

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2010-10-07 14:40:00

The UN's climate change chief said on Thursday that people around the world should join in a "global work party" this weekend that is part of a growing grassroots movement to curb greenhouse gases.

2009-12-07 23:01:00

BEIJING, December 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Results released today from a detailed economic study show that China may cut carbon emissions deeply and minimise the adverse effects on its economy over the next 40 years.

2009-12-01 12:30:00

New survey suggests current Senate climate bill is at odds with voters' views WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S.

2009-07-08 12:30:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A shift in the ability of crops to thrive, increased building cooling costs and lower heating costs are among the possible impacts of climate change identified in the Pennsylvania Climate Impact Assessment, a report released today by the Department of Environmental Protection.

2009-06-18 07:44:51

The British Climate Act is flawed and comprised of unrealistic and unobtainable targets, writes US academic Roger A Pielke Jr, in a journal paper published today, 18 June, 2009, in IOP Publishing's Environmental Research Letters.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.