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Game of Thrones star warns winter isn’t coming

Archived, 13 days ago From energylivenews.com 

London, U K - Google has teamed up with a Game of Thrones star to highlight the impacts on climate change.

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, best known for his role as Jaime Lannister in the series, went to Greenland with Google Street View to document the “ch ...

Groups urge Forest Stewardship Council to cut ties with Austrian timber giant

Archived, 13 days ago From eia-global.org 

Washington, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - In a letter directed to the Board of Directors of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), EIA has joined other organizations, including Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth Germany (BUND), and Campact in urging the FSC to follow its expert panel recommenda ...

Federal court protects Klamath salmon, tribal and fishing communities

Archived, 13 days ago From earthjustice.org 

San Francisco, CALIFORNIA - Today, a U.S. District Court judge ordered federal agencies to immediately take steps to protect juvenile coho salmon after several years of deadly disease outbreaks in the Klamath River.

Klamath River coho salmon are listed as threat ...

Antarctic ice shelf crack grows 17 miles in two months

Archived, 13 days ago From newsmax.com 

West Palm Beach, FLORIDA - A crack in an Antarctic ice shelf has grown 17 miles in two months, leading scientists wondering if it will fully break thanks to warming temperatures, according to The New York Times.

The crack is in Antarctica's fourth-largest ice sh ...

Coal-fired power station blamed for thousands of deaths to be given £10m state subsidy for a year's electricity

Archived, 13 days ago From independent.co.uk 

London, U K - A coal-fired power plant which produced twice the legal amount of toxic gas for seven years has been awarded a £10m state subsidy to produce electricity for a single year.

Aberthaw in Barry, in the Vale of Glamorgan, describes itself a ...

Sir David Attenborough stars in music video for World Land Trust

Archived, 14 days ago From independent.ie 

Dublin, IRELAND - The broadcaster and naturalist, famed for his work on BBC series such as Planet Earth and Life, stars in the video for I Will Fight, an upcoming single from composer Sarah Class to promote the work of the World Land Trust of which he is a patron.

UK emissions have fallen 38% since 1990 on coal closures

Archived, 14 days ago From climatechangenews.com 

Toronto, CANADA - UK greenhouse gas emissions fell a whopping 38% from 1990 to 2015, the country’s National Statistics body confirmed in a report on Tuesday.

That’s one of the fastest rate of emissions cuts in any developed country, nearly passing an EU ...

First Wattway solar road pilot in US pops up in rural Georgia

Archived, 14 days ago From inhabitat.com 

El Segundo, CALIFORNIA - The first Wattway solar road pilot in America has popped up in rural west Georgia. The Ray C. Anderson Foundation, named for sustainable manufacturing pioneer Ray Anderson, is testing renewable technologies along an 18-mile stretch of road, and recen ...

Beijing vows 30% cut in coal use in 2017 to fight smog

Archived, 14 days ago From timesofindia.indiatimes.com 

Mumbai, INDIA - China's smog-hit capital Beijing plans to slash coal consumption by a further 30 percent in 2017 as part of its efforts to combat air pollution, the official Xinhua news agency said late on Sunday, citing the city's mayor.

Beijing has ...

Microbead ban does not go far enough, campaigners say

Archived, 14 days ago From itv.com 

London, U K - All products containing microbeads should be banned because they pollute the ocean, campaigners say.

The Government's proposal to prohibit the sale of only "rinse-off" products containing the tiny plastic pieces does not go far enough, ...

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