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  1. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    1,200 coal-fired power plants planned

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 12:00am by The Guardian in London

    ... The Guardian in London Climate fear as coal-fired power surges More than 1,000 coal-fired power plants are being planned worldwide, research has revealed. The huge planned expansion comes despite warnings from politicians and scientists that the planet's fast-rising carbon emissions must peak within a few years if runaway climate change is to be avoided, and that fossil fuel ...

  2. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Rising carbon dioxide in oceans makes fish lose fear of predators, scientists say

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 10:03pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Why fish are losing fear of predators Escalating carbon dioxide emissions will cause fish to lose their fear of predators, potentially damaging the entire marine food chain, joint Australian and US research has found. A study by the Australian Institute of Marine Science (Aims), James Cook University and the Georgia Institute of Technology found the behaviour ...

  3. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    US Navy ship removed from Philippines reef

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Minesweeper Guardian became stuck on World Heritage coral reef off Philippines in January Last of grounded US Navy ship removed Salvage teams yesterday removed the last piece of a US Navy ship that was stuck on a Unesco World Heritage-listed coral reef in the Philippines for more than 10 weeks, the coastguard said. The stern of the USS Guardian ...

  4. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China's 'eco-cities' struggle for traction

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 09:37pm by GDN

    ... Guardian in Tianjin Nation is pinning its urbanisation hopes on 'eco-cities' that adhere to strict environmental standards, but will anyone want to live in them? Engineering green cities Wang Lin needed a change. The crushing air pollution and gridlock traffic in his hometown of Hangu, an industrial district in the northern metropolis of Tianjin, made him anxious ...

  5. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Newly discovered gases destroying ozone layer over Antarctica

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 10:57pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Mysterious chemicals from unknown sources may be undermining the recovery of the giant ozone hole over Antarctica, scientists say New gases destroying ozone layer Dozens of ozone-destroying chemicals may be undermining the recovery of the ozone hole over Antarctica, researchers say. The chemicals, which are also greenhouse gases, may be leaking from industrial plants or being ...

  6. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Global Oceans Commission calls for international maritime police force

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 04:53pm by The Guardian in London

    ... The Guardian in London Former UK foreign secretary says bringing order to the high seas is critical to managing fish stocks and safeguarding food supply Former UK foreign secretary David Miliband is urging the creation of a seagoing police force to bring order to the “wild west” free-for-all on the high seas that is damaging the health of the world’s oceans. Miliband and the former ...

  7. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Climate change puts polar bear and humans on collision course

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 08:21pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Churchill, Canada Loss of sea ice due to climate change forces animals into risky and unusual behaviours Hunger puts polar bears in conflict with people It was just a few days after a polar bear had mauled two people in the centre of town that the patrol officer pulled up by the school and scanned the rocky shoreline of Hudson Bay looking for a telltale white ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books - ENVIRONMENT

    Book review: Deep Sea and Foreign Going, by Rose George

    Posted Nov 03rd 2013, 05:43pm by GDN

    ... This is a remarkable work of embedded reportage- hair-raising, witty, compassionate- that deserves to be read by anyone interested in the cartographies of the world. Guardian News & Media ...

  9. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Acidic oceans may mean mass extinctions 'almost inevitable'

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Kiel, Germany Carbon dioxide emissions have made oceans the most acidic in 300 million years, scientists warn Mass marine extinction looming The oceans are more acidic now than they have been for at least 300 million years, due to carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels, and a mass extinction of key species may be almost inevitable as a result, leading ...

  10. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    BP faces new trial and US$18b in fines over 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster

    Posted Oct 01st 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian BP faces new trial and fines over 2010 disaster Oil giant BP is to fight attempts to fine it up to US$18 billion over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster, at a new trial in New Orleans. The latest legal battle revolves around its efforts to cap a runaway well, and the amount of oil that entered the Gulf of Mexico during the 87-day spill. The trial, scheduled ...




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