For each 1C rise in temperature, tropical regions now release about 2 billion extra tonnes of carbon-containing gases
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Sunday 26 January 2014
60 people were working in the tunnel overnight when the incident happened, one is in a serious condition
Wednesday 08 January 2014
Proposal to inject tiny reflective particles into the upper atmosphere to block out sunlight could lead to droughts, warn scientists
Monday 16 December 2013
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.
Sunday 08 December 2013
Renault's Captur is not quite what it seems, says John Simister
Sunday 24 November 2013
New study shows that they draw in shoppers and provide valuable services
Thursday 21 November 2013
More than 800 activists from NGOs such as Greenpeace and Oxfam as well as trade unions and social movements have staged a mass walkout of the UN climate talks in Warsaw in protest of the lack of action at the conference.
Saturday 09 November 2013
Andrew Cote, Sciences BSC, University of British Columbia, Canada
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.
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.
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
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.
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
Plebgate MP Andrew Mitchell called officer a 'little s**t', claim court documents 'exposing ex-Chief Whip's 'record of abusing police'
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