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Climate change: Satellites record history of Antarctic melting

Twenty-five years of satellite observations have been used to reconstruct a detailed history of Antarctica’s ice shelves. These ice platforms are the floating protrusions of…

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Extreme droughts in central Europe likely to increase sevenfold

Extreme droughts are likely to become much more frequent across central Europe, and if global greenhouse gas emissions rise strongly they could happen seven times…

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More coal power generation closed than opened around the world this year, research finds

The size of the global coal power fleet fell for the first time on record over the first six months of the year, with more…

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Relief in sight as Western Europe swelters under heatwave

After parts of Spain set record temperatures during a heatwave and people in Britain sweltered and flocked to beaches Friday on the country’s hottest day…

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Global heating: best and worst case scenarios less likely than thought

Doomsayers and hopemongers alike may need to revise their climate predictions after a study that almost rules out the most optimistic forecasts for global heating…

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Climate change: Polar bears could be lost by 2100

Polar bears will be wiped out by the end of the century unless more is done to tackle climate change, a study predicts. Scientists say…

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Air conditioning curbs could save years’ worth of emissions – study

Up to eight years’ worth of global greenhouse gas emissions could be prevented over the next four decades by setting tougher standards for air conditioning,…

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We Mean Business and Amazon team up in support of The Climate Pledge

The We Mean Business group of corporates committed to climate action has formally partnered with tech giant Amazon in a bid to quickly expand the…

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ECB could tailor policy to fight climate change, Schnabel says

The European Central Bank must take a role in fighting climate change and could tailor monetary policy to foster a greener economy, board member Isabel…

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Summers could become ‘too hot for humans’

Millions of people around the world could be exposed to dangerous levels of heat stress – a dangerous condition which can cause organs to shut…

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