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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Sunday 17 March 2013
Bacteria discovered in Mariana Trench, a gigantic chasm in the seabed which is big enough to swallow Mount Everest entirely
Scientists say water on Mars would have been 'pure enough to drink', as presence of oxygen and carbon prove conditions are ideal for life
Wednesday 13 March 2013
New discoveries are the clearest indicator yet that life could once have existed on the red planet
Friday 08 February 2013
The Government faces a cross-party rebellion that could see MPs back a plan to make electricity generation almost entirely green by 2030.
Thursday 07 February 2013
The UN created the world’s most effective offset mechanism but astonishingly fails to use it for its own carbon emissions. This has to change
Tuesday 22 January 2013
Mercaptan is also known as methanethiol and is a harmless but pungent-smelling gas which has been described as having the stench of rotting cabbages or smelly socks.
Monday 21 January 2013
A massive cosmic explosion in deep space sent out a pulse of high-energy radiation that hit the Earth between the years 774AD and 775AD when the emperor Charlemagne ruled much of Western Europe, scientists have found.
Tuesday 15 January 2013
Cutting 'black carbon' emissions could help to cool the planet, according to scientists
Thursday 03 January 2013
The global carbon market shrank by more than a third to €61bn (£49bn) in 2012, the lowest level in its five-year history, fuelling concerns that key permit schemes designed to force down CO2 emissions are proving ineffective.
Wednesday 05 December 2012
Tuesday 04 December 2012
The Curiosity Mars rover has discovered something interesting in a scoop of ruddy sand, but Nasa scientists say they're not quite sure what it means.
Tuesday 27 November 2012
Modest expectations marked the start of UN climate talks Monday, as negotiators and experts all warned that the two-week session would only lay the groundwork for a potentially ambitious global-warming pact by the end of the decade.
Sunday 25 November 2012
Killy Nymphe Down jacket
Wednesday 14 November 2012
A chain-free bike – but it is it a belting ride?
Monday 05 November 2012
Three key trade associations are pooling their lobbying resources. They risk loosing supporters, but is this the future of the environmental debate?
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
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