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Shrinking Glaciers

Here’s some very scary stuff from Carbon Brief and the Independent US Glacier National Park down to its last 26 glaciers after losing 124 in a century Glacier National Park in Montana is losing the ice that gave its name, a

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Posted in Carbon Emissions, Climate Change, Comment, COP 21, Ecology, Environment, News, Science, USA

Scotland’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions

It’s pleasing to be able to report some good news for a change. It has take a while but for the first time since the Climate Change Scotland Act was brought into being Scotland has met and surpassed its annual

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Hidden News

While the UK population gazes at its collective navel trying to decide if it’s an innie or an outie the real world carries on regardless. For example; in an incomprehensible judgement the US supreme court has decided to block Barack

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Paris 2015 – CoP 21

CoP 21 is over; the politicians have all headed home patting themselves on the back, and“Didn’t we do well.” echoed across the airwaves. The world is saved and we can all look forward to a greener happier future; well no

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COP 21 In a Few Pictures

COP 21 in pictures 1 This is what they want you to see; This green and pleasant land, blue skies, green grass, carbon free energy, what’s not to like? But where are all the people and why are the blue birds

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Carbon Brief Weekly

A week to remember as climate pledges pour in and “stranded assets” hit the headlines From Carbon Brief Weekly 2nd October 2015 Mixed news on climate change mitigation. It’s hard to think of another seven-day period when developments in climate policy have

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National Climate Plans

Climate plans by 140 nations mark progress, but not enough: experts Plans submitted by 140 nations to limit their greenhouse gases would go some way towards tackling climate change, but not enough to prevent the planet from warming by well

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Recent Climate Change News

It has not been a great week for climate change; the news has been at best mixed in the lead up to the Paris Conference. The Carbon Brief is tracking the pledges made so far by countries around the world.

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President Turns Up the Heat On Climate Change

This is taken from the latest summary from Carbon Brief. Back in June 2013, Barack Obama first signalled that he intended to make tackling climate change one of his key legacy issues. Under the brutal summer heat at Georgetown University,

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Quote – Unquote 2

Recent words on climate change. The Terminator is getting into the act, Arnie says: “I’ve starred in a lot of science fiction movies and, let me tell you something, climate change is not science fiction, this is a battle in

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