For each 1C rise in temperature, tropical regions now release about 2 billion extra tonnes of carbon-containing gases
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Wednesday 11 September 2013
Tom Bawden visits urban, impoverished Newham to find out from its residents why it has the lowest carbon footprint in Britain
Tuesday 10 September 2013
Arcane electoral system leads to minority special interests parties holding the balance of power
Monday 09 September 2013
Gallery: Pictures of new C-X17 released
Monday 02 September 2013
Sooty air from coal burning triggered the initial melting of the mountain glaciers in the European Alps in the second half of the 19th Century when it caused the snow to turn grey and so reflect less sunlight back into space, scientists said.
Wednesday 28 August 2013
EDF Energy admitted last night that its power stations were pumping out more carbon dioxide than in previous years as it cranked up output from its coal-fired generators.
Monday 26 August 2013
Retired woman stocked up before restrictions were introduced
Wednesday 21 August 2013
The latest and most definitive report of the international body set up to review the scientific evidence on climate change will be littered with the language of uncertainty. But the overall message is clear enough: the global climate is changing and human activity is largely responsible.
Monday 19 August 2013
Her back catalogue includes an unflinchingly eloquent promenade play about the life of a sex-trafficked girl and a lethally mordant satire about power and privacy in the era of glossy celebrity journalism. So the imaginative range and penetration of twenty nine year old Lucy Kirkwood's oeuvre were well established. But nothing had quite prepared one for the sheer theatrical boldness and thematic sweep of Chimerica, her remarkably ambitious, three-hour exploration of the fast-changing and complex relationship between the United States and China.
Friday 16 August 2013
Blow to climate change battle as President Correa tears up $3.6bn UN agreement
Thursday 15 August 2013
Report calls for dramatic curbs in greenhouse gas emissions and warns of threat to human society
Cyber Culture: Microsoft's XBox One is designed to be left switched on but what's the economic and environmental impact?
Wednesday 07 August 2013
There's a Christmas family tradition in the Marsden household where my father issues a series of strict electrical instructions to me before he goes to bed – what has to be switched off and where, which plugs have to be removed from their sockets and so on. Every year, I look at him with uncomprehending disbelief – but obviously I obey, because it's his house.
Monday 29 July 2013
Calculations from Canadian and US scientists show runaway greenhouse effect is realistic possibility
Tuesday 23 July 2013
New weather phenomenon sees gigantic volumes of water vapour transported through the air
Tuesday 23 July 2013
Total emissions have fallen in the UK, but not for the right reason
Monday 22 July 2013
Temperatures still expected to reach predicted 2015 levels with only a five-year delay after 12 of the 14 hottest years on record
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
Tony Blair attacks Jeremy Corbyn's 'Alice In Wonderland' politics
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
Iain Duncan Smith 'should resign over disability benefit death figures', says Jeremy Corbyn
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
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