climate change Tag Archive

Newcastle citizens protest climate change

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After weeks of protests in London, the Extinction Rebellion North East (XRNE) held regional protests in Newcastle. The Extinction Rebellion, abbreviated to XR, are a non-violent...

Newcastle University ranked top in the UK for climate action

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A university ranking organisation has rated Newcastle University seventh globally for “climate action” and top for the United Kingdom. Times Higher Education (THE) has...

Green Party declares a state of ‘climate emergency’

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A petition has been made by the Newcastle Green Party imploring Newcastle County Council to declare a state of ‘climate emergency’ and to mitigate the effects of Climate...

The ideal plant

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The Salk Institute in the US has been working on an intriguingly clever idea to combat global warming: modified plants that absorb excess CO2 from the atmosphere...

Carbon dioxide levels have risen dangerously (again)

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The levels of CO2 in the atmosphere has passed yet another long-feared milestone. What is next? ...

The reality of climate change: discussed at Newcastle University

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Tuesday the 4th December saw the first of the insight advent lectures titled The reality of climate change: increasing extreme weather hazards, given by Professor Hayley J. Fowler...

Amidst even more wildfires in California, should US policy turn over a new leaf?

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Today in the United States, perhaps in the same city or neighbourhood, two children are being raised by their families with the intention that they will one day move out, go to...

NU to lead climate science collaboration

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Global warming is affecting Siberia. Truckers who rely on ‘ice roads’– frozen rivers and lakes that provide access to otherwise remote oil and mining towns in the Russian...

WWF’s Living Planet Report: Diversity is dying

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Humanity's destructive effect on the environment is no secret. But just how destructive are we? ...

Climate catastrophes

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Our writers dissect a UN report urging drastic change before the damage caused is irreversible...