Labour minister claims Environment Secretary has failed to protect UK's defences against storms
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Friday 03 January 2014
More than 1,600 posts are due to go at the Environment Agency by October
2013 - the year in review: Carbon emissions, badger culls and extreme weather made for a terrible year for the environment
Saturday 28 December 2013
The climate change summit was the worst since 1992. All we got was a ‘roadmap’ to an ambitious new deal in 2015
UK extreme weather: Government in perfect storm over climate change gaffe as floods render homes uninsurable
Friday 06 December 2013
Ministers accused of hugely underestimating number of households rendered uninsurable by repeated flooding
Thursday 21 November 2013
Number 10 say they 'do not recognise' phrase attributed to David Cameron
Sunday 17 November 2013
Critics like to cite research showing the rise in the world’s average surface temperatures has slowed down since 1998. But is it true?
Friday 08 November 2013
The controversial airline boss claims the country is 'leaning over far too much' for 'minority religions'
Wednesday 06 November 2013
Former Australian Prime Minister says climate change claims are exaggerated
Sunday 13 October 2013
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Wednesday 02 October 2013
Environment Secretary Owen Paterson played down the dangers of global warming recently
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
Friday 27 September 2013
How can you sum up what climate change is? Below is a Met Office graphic summarising the difference between weather and climate, what drives climate and how our climate is changing.
Thursday 26 September 2013
Governments around the world are exercising extreme caution ahead of tomorrow's publication
Tuesday 24 September 2013
Lord Stern encouraged by signs that China and US finally intend to reduce emissions
Monday 23 September 2013
The potentially devastating effects of climate change on future generations are revealed today by two British aid groups, before a crucial UN report due out this week.
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
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
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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