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A group of people from across Europe are taking the EU to court over the failure of the EU to protect the European population from the effects of climate change.

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Legal action taken against the EU on climate change
22nd May 2018

Disappearing Alps

A must-listen from BBC's Costing the Earth. The permafrost is thawing, the mountains are crumbling and the glaciers retreating. What will be left of the Alps? Great for Glaciation and...

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Disappearing Alps
20th May 2018

Ebola outbreak in DRC

There are 25 suspected deaths being investigated in the country, with the WHO stating that this is not yet a public health emergency and it can be controlled.

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Ebola outbreak in DRC

North Carolina State University and Colorado State University have both predicted through their own independent research that the 2018 season will be even worse than 2017, which saw hurricanes such as Irma...

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US universities predict a stronger 2018 hurricane season

Seeds of hope. A superb short read here on attempts to address under time duress the severe consequences of deforestation in Kenya. Seedballa coated with charcoal appear to offer a...

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Can seedballs solve Kenya's deforestation crisis?

Following the eruption on Friday which resulted in thousands of homes being evacuated, a 6.9 magnitude earthquake occurred on Saturday too.

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Kilauea eruption and earthquake puts population on high alert

Here is a special long read from the FT on how Cape Town has - for now at least - managed to avoid the very worst of the drought crisis....

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How Cape Town beat the drought

Nearly 200 countries have met once again in Germany to negotiate a way forward over global climate change.

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Paris Climate pact at stalemate

Tropical rainforests have been at risk from deforestation for decades.  Whether the cause is from logging, excavation of minerals or palm oil; the result is the same.  Madagascar is facing...

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Madagascar's rainforests at risk

Scientists are worried over the potential collapse of some of the world's ocean current routes and the impact that changes to oceanic circulation could have on climate.  Most people are...

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Concern over global ocean circulation changes

In preparation for the wall which Trump wishes to build to reduce illegal immigration from Mexico into the USA, he has enforced the existing borders by sending troops to the...

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Trump enforces US-Mexico border

The Independent reports here on a new study covering data from over ninety years which tracks the expansion of the Sahara and the likely consequences for people living in the...

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World’s largest desert has grown even larger

Peruvian farmers experiencing unusually high temperatures during the growing season are adapting their behaviour in ways that will intensify the costs of climate change and exacerbate the long-term damage to...

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When climate change adaptation can make things worse

The largest cities in sub-Saharan Africa have been growing at a fastest rate than smaller, secondary cities over the period from 1992 to 2013. According to research by Melanie Krause and Richard...

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Night-time lights as an indicator of urban development
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The FT joins scientists and geographers from the British Antarctic Survey researching the fast-changing environment of Antarctica.

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The race to understand Antarctica
24th March 2018

Mount Etna is on the move

Scientists studying Mount Etna; Europe's most active volcano, have evidence that the volcano is moving towards the sea.

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Mount Etna is on the move

More than 71,000 hectares of land, which includes areas of the South Downs National Park is at risk from drilling, as sources of oil have been discovered underground in that area.

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Potential threat to the UK's national parks
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Here is the lecture given by Sir Andrew Haines at the Oxford Martin School in March 2018. Since the start of the Anthropocene period – the geological epoch marked by humankind’s...

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Is human health at risk in the Anthropocene?

When we discuss the impacts of climate change we look at social impacts on people in a general way, yet, there is evidence that women will be impacted by climate...

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Climate change affects women more

The "Beast from the East" and Storm Emma have caused mayhem across many areas of Europe and the cold spell looks set to continue for a few days yet.

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Europe's cold spell has had widespread impacts

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