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Meet the Gulf War veteran who became an environmental champion

4 hours ago   |   Grist

This story was originally published by the Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Retired Lieutenant General Russel Honoré knows a stupid...
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Colombian coffee farmers are paying the price for climate change

Colombian coffee farmers are paying the price for climate change

1 day ago   |   Grist

This story was originally published by Yale Environment 360 and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. At first glance, Finca El Ocaso, located in the...
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Tree planting ‘has mind-blowing potential' to tackle climate crisis

Tree planting ‘has mind-blowing potential' to tackle climate crisis

1 day ago   |   Milton Keynes Natural History Society

Planting billions of trees across the world is by far the biggest and cheapest way to tackle the climate crisis, according to scientists, who have made the first calculation of...
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One of the biggest climate threats is the most familiar: rain

2 days ago   |   Grist

At least it wasn't another Katrina . That's the silver lining many people seemed to cling to in the wake of Hurricane Barry (quickly downgraded to Tropical Storm Barry), which...
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Are progressives working on a climate plan for 2021? You bet

2 days ago   |   Grist

We've heard the 2020 Democratic candidates talk about how bad Donald Trump is for the environment: He's dismantling climate regulations left and right, yada yada yada. We KNOW...
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Species on the move

3 days ago   |   British Ecological Society

A total of 55 animal species in the UK have been displaced from their natural ranges or enabled to arrive for the first time on UK shores because of climate change over the...
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Nature lovers will also enjoy the sound of ceilidh music

3 days ago   |   Press and Journal

Visitors to Scotland's national nature reserves will this summer be able to enjoy the beautiful scenery with some ceilidh music. Scottish Natural Heritage has teamed up with...
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June was hottest ever recorded on Earth

June was hottest ever recorded on Earth

3 days ago   |   Milton Keynes Natural History Society

Last month was the hottest June ever recorded, the EU ‘s satellite agency has announced. Data provided by the Copernicus Climate Change Service , implemented by the European...
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Boost for clean, healthy air as AstraZeneca electrifies its global vehicle fleet

Boost for clean, healthy air as AstraZeneca electrifies its global vehicle fleet

4 days ago   |   Climate Group

Link between shifting to electric vehicles and tackling respiratory disease recognised by global pharmaceutical company Announcement sees 16,000 more business vehicles going...
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A new study predicts just how hot your hometown will feel by midcentury

A new study predicts just how hot your hometown will feel by midcentury

4 days ago   |   Grist

Residents of Harris County, Texas are no stranger to heat. The swampy Houston metro area averages nearly 40 days per year with temperatures in the 100 degrees F or higher...
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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 will return in 2019/20 to flex its muscles as one of the greatest football leagues in the world. Millions will flock to the Premier League as their default... Read more ...

Lewis Capaldi has fans in stitches as he goes for a pee half way through gig...

Lewis Capaldi has fans in stitches as he goes for a pee half way through gig - and takes his mic

He decided to take the microphone with him and keep the crowd entertained when nature called. Read more ...

Woman ‘beheads her mother' during row as boy, 4, looks on

Woman ‘beheads her mother' during row as boy, 4, looks on

Police officers who attended the scene have been offered counselling A woman has been charged with murder after allegedly decapitating her mother as a four-year-old relative... Read more ...

Big Butterfly Count: Which common UK species to look for

Big Butterfly Count: Which common UK species to look for

The UK public has been asked to take part in the world's largest butterfly count, to see if the nation is experiencing a once-in-a-decade phenomenon. Butterfly Conservation... Read more ...

Britons urged to help record influx of painted lady butterflies

Britons urged to help record influx of painted lady butterflies

Painted Lady, Tattenhoe Park High numbers have reached UK in past six weeks and many of their offspring will emerge during Big Butterfly Count Read more ...

Thousands of truck drivers have lost their jobs this year in the trucking...

Thousands of truck drivers have lost their jobs this year in the trucking 'bloodbath.' Here's what's behind the slowdown in the $800 billion industry

Trucking has not flourished in 2019. But the reasons for the trucker slowdown are murky and not altogether clear. Much of the trucking-industry "bloodbath" can be traced back... Read more ...

Douneside House: A taste of Scotland with lovely views

Douneside House: A taste of Scotland with lovely views

Nature laid on a perfect feast for our journey from Aberdeen to Douneside House on Royal Deeside for dinner in a former country mansion. I'm embarrassed to admit it, but after... Read more ...

Migrating hoverflies are providing essential pollination and pest control in...

Migrating hoverflies are providing essential pollination and pest control in the UK

Winner. Hoverflies by Mark Strutton. 3 July 2016 These insects are thought to transport billions of pollen grains between Britain and Europe each year and contribute to... Read more ...

Colombian coffee farmers are paying the price for climate change

Colombian coffee farmers are paying the price for climate change

This story was originally published by Yale Environment 360 and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. At first glance, Finca El Ocaso, located in the... Read more ...

Tree planting ‘has mind-blowing potential' to tackle climate crisis

Tree planting ‘has mind-blowing potential' to tackle climate crisis

Planting billions of trees across the world is by far the biggest and cheapest way to tackle the climate crisis, according to scientists, who have made the first calculation of... Read more ...