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  • Climate change: UK government to commit to 2050 target

    Climate change: UK government to commit to 2050 target0

    Image copyright PA Image caption Extinction Rebellion staged 10 days of protests in London calling for action on climate change Greenhouse gas emissions in the UK will be cut to almost zero by 2050, under the terms of a new government plan to tackle climate change. Prime Minister Theresa May said reducing pollution would also

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  • What psychotherapy can do for the climate and biodiversity crises

    What psychotherapy can do for the climate and biodiversity crises0

    Apologies in advance, but I’m hoping that reading this will help you feel depressed – about biodiversity loss and our lack of progress over the climate crisis. The thing is, in these extreme circumstances, a bit of depression about the environment could be precisely what we need – it’s the only sane response. That humans

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  • Climate change is causing mass ‘die-offs’ in seabirds such as puffins

    Climate change is causing mass ‘die-offs’ in seabirds such as puffins0

    Changes in seabird numbers are probably the best way to monitor the quality of the marine environment. And things are looking bad. In the past 50 years, the world population of marine birds has more than halved. What’s worse is that few people have noticed. Puffins, guillemots, penguins and albatrosses are all in decline. How

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  • Bank of England faces climate change protests ahead of interest rate decision – business live | Business0

    3.43am EDT 03:43 Filled oil drums are seen at Royal Dutch Shell Plc’s lubricants blending plant in the town of Torzhok, Russia Photograph: Sergei Karpukhin/Reuters Digging fossil fuels out of the ground and burning them is obviously bad for the environment, pumping up carbon emissions, adding to global warming and undermining the Paris Agreement targets.

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  • tackling climate change with small, sensitive interventions

    tackling climate change with small, sensitive interventions0

    Search online for “climate change” and “tipping points” and you’ll find some scary results. Melting ice sheets, the collapse of the Atlantic thermohaline circulation , the permafrost methane “time bomb” and the die-back of the Amazon rainforest threaten to exacerbate the climate crisis and send global warming spiralling out of control. But what if we

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  • Are winter wildfires actually due to climate change?

    Are winter wildfires actually due to climate change?0

    As temperatures at Kew Gardens soared past 21℃, February 26 2019 became the UK’s warmest winter day on record. That same day, a number of wildfires broke out in several different parts of the UK and Ireland – there was a substantial blaze on Marsden Moor, Yorkshire, gorse fires on Arthur’s Seat overlooking Edinburgh, and

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