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Delhi air pollution: Environment ministry forms high-level committee
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In Delhi, pollutants touched calamitous levels as a thick grey smog hung low across the region over the past few days. The environment ministry has set up a high-level committee to propose and monitor solutions to air pollution, which has risen to dangerous levels in and around Delhi, raising serious health concerns. The ministry also […]

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The EU and glyphosate: it’s time to put children’s health before pesticides
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From The Guardian Newspaper A pending decision on Monsanto’s ubiquitous weedkiller is a crucial opportunity to protect our children from the toxic cocktail of pesticides polluting their food, water and play areas. Our children are growing up exposed to a toxic cocktail of weedkillers, insecticides, and fungicides. It’s on their food and in their water, […]

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Climate change is shifting when Europe’s rivers flood
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Across Europe, rivers aren’t flooding when they used to.  Some rivers now flood days, weeks or even months earlier than they did a half-century ago. Other areas now flood much later than before. Long-term changes in climate — in temperatures and precipitation — underlie these shifts. That’s the conclusion of a new study.  Floods are a part of […]

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Europe’s dramatic summer gives a foretaste of ‘super heatwaves’ to come
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While Europe is recovering from an unusually warm summer, a new study warns that heatwaves with temperatures of above 40°C are expected to become more frequent, with some regions of Eastern Europe hit by new super heatwaves of above 55°C, writes Wendel Trio.  Wendel Trio is Director of Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe, an environmental […]

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Gas tanker crosses thawing Arctic without icebreaker for first time
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Sovcomflot vessel cut through thinning sea ice on the northern sea route to carry its cargo of fuel from Norway to South Korea in record time. By Megan Darby A commercial ship has crossed the Arctic’s northern sea route without an icebreaker escort, in the first such voyage logged by Russian administrators. To take advantage of shrinking Arctic […]

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It’s Hot – Really Hot! Is It Climate Change?
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TEMPERATURES this summer are soaring across the globe. A heat wave, aptly named Lucifer, has brought scorching temperatures of over 100°F to southern Europe. #Wildfires have been sparked in Portugal, France and Greece, resulting in several deaths. Industries such as tourism, agriculture, as well as public transport services, have all been negatively affected. Emergency alert […]

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Spectacular Rebirth of Belize’s coral reefs threatened by tourism and development
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The Guardian Newspaper says Report reveals improvement but also details danger posed by tourist-generated pollution, oil extraction and climate change. Just below the surface of the turquoise sea, coral flutters majestically amid schools of puffed up porcupinefish and fluorescent blue and yellow angelfish. The gangly staghorn and fanning elkhorn corals are thriving in swimming distance […]

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Extreme Weather in Europe – More Frequent
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Bob Berwyn of Pacific Standard reports that extreme weather is becoming more frequent – and more expensive – in Europe. Without doubt our golbal warming trajectory is gaining pace and as has been prophesied by Professor James Lovelock as now unstoppable and the results of it are going to be catastrophic for the human race. […]

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