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Brace yourself for a bitterly cold winter
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Brace yourself for a bitterly cold winter, as climate change shifts the polar vortex Scientists have long said global warming will bring extreme weather. It’s coming back. The polar vortex that shocked the northeast with extremely cold days may bring more bitterly cold winters to North America, according to a new study. The polar vortex is […]

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Global warming may result in ‘Climate Wars’ | Dhaka Tribune
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Climate Wars: The Fight For Survival As The World Heats Up by Gwynne Dyer investigates the worst case scenarios of global warming, via studies done by and interviews of risk-assessment professionals at the Pentagon and defense-related think tanks. Unfortunately, it does not make for reassuring reading. As the world heats up, the tropical and sub-tropical […]

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Bids sought for region’s €2m climate change programme
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The West Midlands 2015 Climate KIC programme of activity is being launched today with Innovation Birmingham acting as the regional hub. This year has been assigned €2m to deliver a range of initiatives for Climate-KIC, Europe’s largest public-private partnership focused on tackling climate change. The main programmes being launched today are: Pioneers into Practice – […]

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The last ice age: Melting ice sheets caused climate change
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New insights into the potential consequences of disappearing ice sheets in the Arctic have emerged from a study into climate conditions around the North Atlantic approximately 10,000 years ago, the end of the last ice age. Today, North West Europe and North West Africa experience opposing winter weather thanks to a phenomenon known as the […]

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Why China Is Suddenly So Interested In The Arctic
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TROMSO — Officials in China, now the second-largest economy in the world and a major global emitter of greenhouse gasses, now acknowledge that the country is important in the fight against global warming. It and many other Asian nations such as Singapore are also voicing

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Casinos Go Green
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As public and business opinion finally begins to see sense regarding climate change, the importance of making buildings, homes and businesses energy efficient and environmentally friendly is coming to the fore. We’ve seen environmentally friendly stadiums, airports, shopping centres and so on, but the casino industry- one that you might imagine wouldn’t be particularly fussed […]

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Casinos Go Green
eco-echo.greenpartnernews.com

As public and business opinion finally begins to see sense regarding climate change, the importance of making buildings, homes and businesses energy efficient and environmentally friendly is coming to the fore. We’ve seen environmentally friendly stadiums, airports, shopping centres and so on, but the casino industry- one that you might imagine wouldn’t be particularly fussed […]

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How HP and Kyocera are applying circular economy to printing | The Guardian
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Businesses are innovating, but limited consumer participation and legislative barriers are limiting the potential impact. HP were Green Apple Award Winners in 2014

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Climate change hampering world food production – scientists
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Rappler Reports Scientists warn that climate change acceleration will have a lasting impact on agricultural production and require ‘profound societal changes’ in the coming decades to feed the world’s population. At the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, scientists there argued that food production will have to double over the next […]

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