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The end of Poland's last new coal plant?

1 day ago   |   Client Earth

Major Polish energy firms Enea and Energa have announced they will suspend funding to, and construction of, the country's last planned new coal plant, Ostroleka C, over...
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Big Oil is finally talking about scope 3 emissions. What the heck is scope 3?

Big Oil is finally talking about scope 3 emissions. What the heck is scope 3?

7 days ago   |   Grist

Last month, when global elites gathered in Davos, Switzerland for the World Economic Forum, climate change took center stage. While it's unclear whether attendees came away...
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Global economic growth will take big hit due to loss of nature

7 days ago   |   The Guardian

Damage to environment could wipe £368bn a year from growth by 2050 and UK will be hard hit, WWF warns Loss of nature will wipe £368bn a year off global economic growth by 2050...
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Beauty refill stations will soon pop up across the UK

Beauty refill stations will soon pop up across the UK

12 days ago   |   Metro

The refill stations will gradually be located across the UK over the next two years Take a look into your beauty cupboard at home - what do you see? Most likely, a whole lot...
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Amber Rudd joins The Climate Group as Trustee to UK Board

Amber Rudd joins The Climate Group as Trustee to UK Board

15 days ago   |   Climate Group

Tuesday 4 February 2020, London - International non-profit The Climate Group has today announced former UK Home Secretary, The Rt Hon Amber Rudd, will be joining the...
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The climate crisis is putting women in danger, study finds

15 days ago   |   Grist

Imagine being a mom of seven children in a small village with little to no economic opportunities and resources. The only job a woman can get is to sell fish in the market...
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Explaining the prevalence, scaling and variance of urban phenomena

21 days ago   |   Harvard

Andres Gomez-Lievano, Oscar Patterson-Lomba, and Ricardo Hausmann. 12/22/2016. “ Explaining the prevalence, scaling and variance of urban phenomena .” Nature Human Behaviour...
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The temporal dimension of the ‘alien attack' in plant-pollinator communities

The temporal dimension of the ‘alien attack' in plant-pollinator communities

21 days ago   |   British Ecological Society

Researchers from Estación Biológica de Doñana , Universidade Estadual Paulista and Montana State University have examined for the very first time the role of co-occurring alien...
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The high priests of plutocracy all meet at Davos. What good can come from that? | Cas Mudde

25 days ago   |   The Guardian

No amount of window dressing can change the nature of the World Economic Forum - a club for capitalism's elites The World Economic Forum is an odd event, but also the perfect...
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How webcams revolutionised pornography and sex work

How webcams revolutionised pornography and sex work

30 days ago   |   Huck Mag

Life is driven by survival - not only of the self, but also of the collective whole. In nature's quest to keep the species alive, the drive for sex constantly adapts and...
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Scottish distillery Arbikie create ‘world's first' climate positive gin made...

Scottish distillery Arbikie create ‘world's first' climate positive gin made with garden peas

Named Nàdar, which means nature in Gaelic, the new gin is thought to be the world's first climate positive gin made from peas. A revolutionary spirit for the drinks industry... Read more ...

I've had a negative relationship with exercise my entire life but Rumble...

I've had a negative relationship with exercise my entire life but Rumble Boxing completely changed my outlook - here's how it got me excited to work out

I've had a negative relationship with exercise my entire life, due largely to anxiety, feeling personally awkward, and a lack of knowledge and skill in the fitness... Read more ...

Grimshaw releases visuals of Eden Project Foyle with thatched centrepiece

Grimshaw releases visuals of Eden Project Foyle with thatched centrepiece

Grimshaw , the studio behind the Eden Project in Cornwall, has designed an ecological resort in Northern Ireland that will feature a thatched play area and treetop walkways... Read more ...

Durex hits the spot with a sexy new logo

Durex hits the spot with a sexy new logo

Durex, one of the world's biggest condom manufacturers, has revealed a new brand identity designed by Havas London, in a bid to position itself as an activist championing the... Read more ...

Why being green comes naturally to US Latinos

Why being green comes naturally to US Latinos

Adelina walked briskly everywhere - and never more so than on her daily errands to the open-air mercado near my aunt's house in Mexico City. My 8-year-old self would try to... Read more ...

Why are climate-conscious cities often the least affordable?

Why are climate-conscious cities often the least affordable?

Cities can do a lot to stop climate change. They can fill their streets with electric buses, pass strict efficiency rules for its buildings, and switch to powering the place... Read more ...

Erling Haaland is the awkward, clumsy force of nature

Erling Haaland is the awkward, clumsy force of nature

Erling Haaland moves in such an unusual way. His legs and arms flail about and his body tilts slightly forward. He looks like someone running down a hill, caught at the point... Read more ...

Climate change - is it all bad?

Climate change - is it all bad?

The issue of climate change is in the news on an almost daily basis. We are seeing growing evidence of its impacts on the natural world, from the bleaching of corals in the... Read more ...

Championship TV fixtures 2019/20: Sky Sports listings for every match live...

Championship TV fixtures 2019/20: Sky Sports listings for every match live on TV and online

The Championship is once again proving itself as one of the greatest football leagues in the world. Millions will flock to the Premier League as their default football fix, but... Read more ...

Viewers slam 'morons' behind Universal Credit 'debt spiral' on BBC documentary

Viewers slam 'morons' behind Universal Credit 'debt spiral' on BBC documentary

People were disgusted at the short-term fix nature of Universal Credit which is juxtaposed with forcing often misinformed claimants into long-term debt, in the last episode of... Read more ...