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06/27/2017 at 15:46. Facebook
Turbines for £200m Hywind project will be towed from Norway across North Sea and moored to seabed off north-east Scotland
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World's first floating windfarm to take shape off coast of Scotland

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Rafiq Ahmed
Nadia Shireen Siddiqi
Guardian Environment
Guardian Environment
06/27/2017 at 15:19. Facebook
Atmospheric levels of the chemical have doubled in the last decade and its use is not restricted by the Montreal protocol that successfully outlawed the CFCs mainly responsible for the ozone hole
Atmospheric levels of the chemical have doubled in the last decade and

Ozone hole recovery threatened by rise of paint stripper chemical

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Karen Bates
Jane Sawcer
Guardian Environment
Guardian Environment
06/27/2017 at 11:09. Facebook
With climate change bringing more incidents of extreme weather, analysts at the Chatham House thinktank warn that the risk of a major disruption is growing but little is being done to tackle the problem.
With climate change bringing more incidents of extreme weather analysts at the

Vulnerable ‘chokepoints’ threaten global food supply, warns report

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06/27/2017 at 09:31. Facebook
Initial findings from the voyage paint a bleak picture: plastic waste, from bottles to bags and packaging, was found on every beach surveyed; microplastic and plastic fragments were found in the feeding grounds of basking sharks, seals and whales...
Initial findings from the voyage paint a bleak picture plastic waste from

Plastic debris inundates remote UK coasts endangering wildlife

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Guardian Environment
06/27/2017 at 09:29. Facebook
A Greenpeace expedition around Scottish coastlines has found plastic in the feeding grounds of basking sharks, in the habitats of puffins, seals and whales, and in the nests and beaks of seabirds
A Greenpeace expedition around Scottish coastlines has found plastic in the feeding

Ocean plastic pollution in Scotland – in pictures

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Guardian Environment
06/26/2017 at 10:47. Facebook
Survey by Energy Institute finds industry professionals think policy is ‘on pause’ and warn Brexit is ‘material concern’
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UK on track to miss carbon emissions target due to stalled energy policy

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Rafiq Ahmed
Colin Norman
Robert John Lury
Guardian Environment
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06/26/2017 at 10:44. Facebook
The reserve is home to a huge variety of species including elephants, cheetahs, giraffes and crocodiles...
The reserve is home to a huge variety of species including elephants

Tanzania presses on with hydroelectric dam on vast game reserve

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Robert John Lury
Eric Baird
Kat Nos
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Guardian Environment
06/23/2017 at 14:22. Facebook
Seen sign of changing times in Norway today, where oil major Statoil is getting into floating windfarms. These 5 turbines will be towed to Scotland. In background is an oil and gas platform, and crane that usually lifts oil rigs. Story next week.
Guardian Environment 06/23/2017
Rafiq Ahmed
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Guardian Environment
06/23/2017 at 04:59. Facebook
Damning report says nuclear project is bad for UK consumers and governments failed to assess alternative finance models
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Spending watchdog condemns 'risky and expensive' Hinkley Point

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Johnami Male
Christopher Reeve
Robert John Lury
Guardian Environment
Guardian Environment
06/22/2017 at 15:10. Facebook
The destruction of forests by timber and farming industries is a major contributor to the carbon emissions that drive climate change and Norway views protecting the Amazon as vital for the whole world.
The destruction of forests by timber and farming industries is a major

Norway issues $1bn threat to Brazil over rising Amazon destruction

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Henner Busch
Tomas Wikström
Robert John Lury
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Guardian Environment
06/22/2017 at 11:52. Facebook
Białowieża includes one of the largest surviving parts of the primeval forest that covered the European plain 10,000 years ago. It also boasts unique plant and animal life, including the European bison.
Białowieża includes one of the largest surviving parts of the primeval forest

Primeval forest must lose Unesco protection, says Poland

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Doreen Allerkamp
Lineke Schouten
David Ian Higgins
Guardian Environment
Guardian Environment
06/22/2017 at 11:50. Facebook
An attempt by the Conservative MEP Julie Girling to block the full ban will be voted on today by the European parliament’s environment committee.
An attempt by the Conservative MEP Julie Girling to block the full

Tories aim to block full EU ban on bee-harming pesticides

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Gill Moors
Pippy Chien
Roger Olive
'It is wrong to use the sky as an open sewer, it is wrong to condemn future generations to a lifetime haunted by continual declines in their standard of living, and give them a world of political disruption and chaos...'
It is wrong to use the sky as an open sewer it

Al Gore: battle against climate change is like fight against slavery

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Dave King
Robert John Lury
Till Hepp
The heatwave conditions are causing preventable deaths partly because large swaths of the population wrongly believe that extremely hot days are becoming less common.
The heatwave conditions are causing preventable deaths partly because large swaths of

Heatwaves are national emergencies and the public need to know

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Barb Tyler
Rafiq Ahmed
Oil giants among numerous firms to support conservative group’s plan. But Greenpeace says: ‘A PR exercise is no cure for decades of deception’
Oil giants among numerous firms to support conservative groups plan But Greenpeace

Exxon, BP and Shell back carbon tax proposal to curb emissions

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David Ian Higgins
Forest degradation is the thinning of tree density and the culling of biodiversity below an apparently protected canopy – usually as a result of logging, fire, drought and hunting.
Forest degradation is the thinning of tree density and the culling of

New 'disturbance map' shows damaging effects of forest loss in Brazilian Amazon

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Colin Norman
Rafiq Ahmed
After analysing satellite and model data, and finding bleaching in the Indian ocean no longer appeared widespread, the Noaa has announced the event is no longer occurring on a global scale, and appears to be coming to an end.
After analysing satellite and model data and finding bleaching in the Indian

Worst global coral bleaching event eases, as experts await next one

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Lucy Latham
Oliver showed an interview with the EPA head, Scott Pruitt, in which he claimed 50,000 coal mining jobs had been created since Trump took office.
Oliver showed an interview with the EPA head Scott Pruitt in which

John Oliver on the coal industry: 'Trump needs to stop lying to miners'

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Brett Kell
Meagan Eli
Kevin Gassman
Research shows the overall risk of heat-related illness or death has climbed steadily since 1980, with around 30% of the world’s population now living in climatic conditions that deliver deadly temperatures at least 20 days a year.
Research shows the overall risk of heatrelated illness or death has climbed

A third of the world now faces deadly heatwaves as result of climate change

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Rafiq Ahmed
Andrew Gardner
Sarah E Levett
Climate change is coffee’s greatest long-term threat, killing plantations or reducing bean quality and allowing the deadly coffee leaf rust fungus to thrive.
Climate change is coffees greatest longterm threat killing plantations or reducing bean

Global warming brews big trouble in coffee birthplace Ethiopia

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Gary Evans
Rafiq Ahmed
Fedlu Lulu