For each 1C rise in temperature, tropical regions now release about 2 billion extra tonnes of carbon-containing gases
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Wednesday 13 November 2013
BMW plays the generator game with this smart electric car
Saturday 09 November 2013
Andrew Cote, Sciences BSC, University of British Columbia, Canada
Thursday 07 November 2013
Air pollution hits severe levels as residents told to avoid outdoor activities
Wednesday 06 November 2013
Atmospheric volumes of greenhouse gases blamed for climate change hit a new record in 2012, the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) said on Wednesday.
Tuesday 15 October 2013
Exposure to even low levels of common air pollutants during pregnancy significantly increases the risk of babies being born small, according to one of the largest studies of its kind.
Tuesday 08 October 2013
Studies reveal link between areas with high noise pollution and an increased risk of heart disease and stroke among residents
Sunday 06 October 2013
Is the new Picasso evidence of a renaissance at Citroën?
Thursday 03 October 2013
Scientists have warned that climate change has sent the health of oceans "spiralling downward" faster than previously thought.
Tuesday 01 October 2013
A leading scientist has dismissed the United Nations’ call for governments to use the world’s financial markets as the central weapon against climate change as being “doomed to failure and a dangerous distraction”.
Friday 27 September 2013
The chairman of the IPCC warns that the only way to reduce large-scale fossil-fuel use is to 'price' carbon emissions
Salt the clouds to save the planet: UN's climate change panel considers ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
Sunday 22 September 2013
Putting mirrors in space and salting clouds are two of the more outlandish ideas noted by the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) as a way to help counteract the consequences of increasing greenhouse gas emissions.
Friday 20 September 2013
Opponents say regulations will 'write off our huge, secure, affordable coal resources'
Halfway to climate change catastrophe: Total amount of carbon burnt since the industrial revolution must not exceed one trillion tonnes, say scientists
Thursday 19 September 2013
Experts have calculated that about 570bn tonnes, or 57 per cent, has been burnt in the past three centuries - meaning the tipping point on carbon emissions is now only 30 years away
Monday 16 September 2013
The summit in Russia may herald the end of the stubborn global climate policy recession
Sunday 15 September 2013
The origins of life on Earth have mystified and fascinated scientists for centuries. Now, researchers believe they have added a vital piece to the jigsaw with the discovery that, under certain circumstances, collisions between icy comets and planets produce amino acids, the basic building blocks of life.
Scotland could still declare independence – even without referendum, says Alex Salmond
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Hilary Mantel 'should be investigated by police' over Margaret Thatcher assassination story, says Lord Bell
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Plebgate MP Andrew Mitchell called officer a 'little s**t', claim court documents 'exposing ex-Chief Whip's 'record of abusing police'
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
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