Tom Bawden

Tom Bawden is Energy and Resources Correspondent for The Independent and Evening Standard.

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Sixty farmers gave up their milk herds last month

Supermarket price war leads to 50% cut in dairy farmers

Being a dairy farmer is 'like being a boxer taking body blows'

Official data confirmed that 2014 was the hottest year in the UK since records began
The Heck super cows were first created in the 1920s by German zoologists

Nazi super cows: British farmer forced to destroy half his murderous herd of bio-engineered Heck cows after they try to kill staff

They became so aggressive a UK farmer was forced to turn half of them into sausages

Sir David has a spider, a pitcher plant and now a beetle named after him

David Attenborough: Leaders are in denial about climate change

'It would be silly to minimise the size of the problem'

Increasing quantities of ice gives way to water during the summer months

Sea absorbs more radiation as Arctic ice fades

Scientists have calculated the impact of the melting Arctic ice for the first time

If the treaty negotiations in Paris later this year are a success, a fossil fuel generating station such as this one in Sun Valley, California will be a thing of the past

The 2015 Climate change target: 192 nations, two weeks of negotiations – and one world to save

At the end of this year nearly 200 countries will meet in  Paris to hammer out an agreement on reducing carbon emissions. Tom Bawden reports on its global aims – and its chance of success

A seagull stands on an iceberg that has broken off from a glacier in Greenland

Scientists 'must be emotionally charged' about climate change to highlight its dangers, claims expert

Professor Chris Rapley believes a narrative of insights based on experience provides a powerful alternative to 'academic, fact-based approaches'

Roger Helmer (left, with Ukip party leader Nigel Farage) has dismissed 'climate alarmism'

Ukip green policy: Climate change 'open to question' says energy spokesman Roger Helmer

Exclusive: UKIP's energy spokesman has dismissed 'climate alarmism' in an attack on mainstream climate change science

The glossy ibis had a better year than seals

UK wildlife endures roller-coaster year of extreme weather

'Perhaps we could do with a 'proper winter' this year'

Sir David Attenborough

Following a plant and a spider, Sir David Attenborough now has a beetle named after him

Trigonopterus attenboroughi discovered in the Indonesian islands of Java, Bali and Lombok

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Some said the game's eternal rebel was washed up. As ever, he proved he writes the scripts by producing a blistering World Cup innings
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This war in the shadows has been going on since the fall of Mr Yanukovych
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A Koi carp breeding pond, wall-mounted iPads and a bathroom with a 'wellness' shower