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global warming Tag Archive

Some assembly required on climate change policy

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There’s an old adage that the American Congress is overly pale, male and stale, a criticism that applies equally to the Houses of Parliament. While this is likely to change...

Trump withdraws from Paris Agreement, Accord-ing to Sources

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For some years, many have seen the Republicans as America’s anti-green party, which – at least in historical terms – isn’t entirely fair: even some of the die-hard...

Facts to fake news? A climate of falsehoods

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Has the Trump administration's gone too far this time when it comes to its interference in science? A task force report certainly thinks so....

Tyneside Councils miss Clean Air Deadline again

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Libby Prescott reports as the councils of Newcastle, Gateshead and North Tyneside miss another air pollution deadline. ...

UN climate change report: a global warning

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Lily Holbrook dissects the recent climate change report released by the UN. ...

Why have some received Greta Thunberg so badly?

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Victoria Osho writes about climate activist Greta Thunberg's recent UN speech. ...

General Strike 4 Climate Newcastle

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Joe Molander attended the On Friday 20 September, Newcastle residents took part in a climate strike, billed as the General Strike 4 Climate Newcastle....

Are Extinction Rebellion getting it right?

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Humans’ relationship to change, ironically, often stays the same. Throughout history, the four steps of necessary social change are that it is proposed, opposed, succeeds, and...

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? ...