Earth’s vegetation could be saturated with carbon by the end of the century and stop acting as a brake on global warming, scientists warn.
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Friday 11 October 2013
Six steps the world should take to fight climate change
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”.
Thursday 26 September 2013
Major breakthrough lays groundwork for future computing revolution
Friday 20 September 2013
Opponents say regulations will 'write off our huge, secure, affordable coal resources'
Friday 06 September 2013
Demolition has begun on the site of Britain’s worst nuclear accident, as scientists are brought in to dismantle the infamous Sellafield chimney.
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.
Monday 22 July 2013
Setback for Britain’s carbon emissions targets as ministers choose cheap alternative to gas to meet energy demand
Wednesday 10 July 2013
'Built for muddy trails, perfect for tackling potholes'
Tuesday 04 June 2013
Tim Yeo, who tabled the amendment, left disappointed, but said high level of support would make it harder for coalition to "water down" targets on renewable energy in future
Sunday 02 June 2013
In the next decade, a quarter of Britain's power supply will be switched off for good. This week MPs will vote on the Government's Energy Bill, which will determine what we replace it with. To tackle soaring energy bills, improve energy security and stop dangerous climate change, we must decarbonise the power sector by 2030.
Friday 31 May 2013
Scientists using atomic force microscopy unintentionally capture the images
Tuesday 28 May 2013
For all the Nobel prizes and predictions of global apocalypse and preaching to the converted, climate change remains a niche issue
Saturday 11 May 2013
Blow to fight against climate change as CO2 in the atmosphere hits record high
Sunday 28 April 2013
Tuesday 02 April 2013
Ban Ki-Moon urges restraint as Pyongyang announces plan to reopen nuclear reactor
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
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