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2008-06-16 15:00:43

A CONFERENCE looking at the future of energy in Scotland, and the potential economic impact of expected changes, is to be held at Murrayfield Stadium later this year. The Scotland's Energy Future Conference will see groups discuss how Scotland can deliver clean but affordable energy, achieve renewable energy and climate change targets, reduce demand without slowing econo-mic growth and maximise the benefits from new technologies. It is expected to be attended by around 200 delegates. (c)...

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2008-06-06 11:15:00

The international science community must devote more resources to research into the effects climate change is having on ocean environments, according to a paper published today in the journal Science by researchers at CSIRO's Climate Adaptation National Research Flagship."Marine ecosystems are undoubtedly under-resourced, overlooked and under threat and our collective knowledge of impacts on marine life is a mere drop in the ocean," wrote Dr Anthony Richardson, from The University of...

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2008-04-01 11:55:00

Climate change is likely to transform many of Australia's natural landscapes, according to a new study by CSIRO scientists. The report, "Implications of Climate Change for the National Reserve System," was prepared for the Federal Government, and released today by Environment Minister Peter Garrett.Author Dr Michael Dunlop says climate change is forcing environmental scientists to rethink their approach.Temperatures over Australia are projected to rise by about 1 ºC by...