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'Zero recovery' for corals in back-to-back Australia bleaching

Archived, 14 days ago From phys.org 

Douglas, Isle of Man, U K - Coral bleached for two consecutive years at Australia's Great Barrier Reef has "zero prospect" of recovery, scientists warned Monday, as they confirmed the site has again been hit by warming sea temperatures.

Researchers said last mont ...

Dropping costs in renewable tech spurs rapid shift to clean energy

Archived, 14 days ago From inhabitat.com 

El Segundo, CALIFORNIA - Welcome to the clean energy revolution – with or without Trump. A new report from the United Nations Environment Programme, Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), and Frankfurt School – UNEP Collaborating Centre for Climate & Sustainable Energy Finance ...

London's toxic air pollution is killing thousands every year

Archived, 14 days ago From pri.org 

Minneapolis, MINNESOTA - Diesel-burning vehicles are causing record levels of pollution linked to thousands of deaths in the UK, and the British government could face fines from the European Court of Justice if the smog is not controlled.

Conditions in London ...

Greenpeace swimmers blocking oil exploration ship off Wairarapa coast

Archived, 14 days ago From wellington.scoop.co.nz 

Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - Greenpeace activists have today thrown themselves into the sea in front of a huge offshore oil exploration vessel off the Wairarapa coast. Among them is Greenpeace Executive Director, Russel Norman.

The swimmers’ position has forced th ...

Arctic Ocean undergoes ‘massive shift,’ becoming more like Atlantic

Archived, 16 days ago From inhabitat.com 

El Segundo, CALIFORNIA - Increasing temperatures aren’t the only factor to blame for dramatic Arctic sea ice loss. An international team of 16 scientists led by the International Arctic Research Center in Alaska discovered warm currents from the Atlantic Ocean are snaking up ...

The California drought is officially over, but next could be 'around the corner'

Archived, 16 days ago From theguardian.com 

London, U K - California’s governor, Jerry Brown, officially declared an end to the state’s historic drought Friday, but warned that it must be prepared for the future.

“This drought emergency is over, but the next drought could be around the corne ...

Climate change will make flights worse too. Severe turbulences may increase by 150%, study finds

Archived, 16 days ago From zmescience.com 

Scottsdale, ARIZONA - The first study to examine how climate change will affect turbulences found that the random up-and-down motions will become far more common in the future. According to the new research conducted by researchers from the University of Reading, UK, all ...

The Nature Conservancy praises bipartisan bill to permanently renew the Land and Water Conservation Fund

Archived, 16 days ago From nature.org 

Arlington, VIRGINIA - U.S. Senators Richard Burr, R-N.C, and Michael Bennet, D-Colo., introduced a bill today to permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), the nation’s premier conservation program. A bipartisan group of original cosponsors inclu ...

Polish law change unleashes 'massacre' of trees

Archived, 17 days ago From theguardian.com 

London, U K - A controversial change to Polish environmental law has unleashed what campaigners describe as a “massacre” of trees across the country.

The new amendment, commonly known as “Szyszko’s law”, after Jan Szyszko, Poland’s environment minis ...

The Mediterranean fish stocks have almost completely collapsed

Archived, 17 days ago From zmescience.com 

Scottsdale, ARIZONA - The fish stocks in the Mediterranean Sea are in deep trouble. The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre has found that 93% of assessed fish stocks are overexploited, and some are almost completely gone. At between 10 000 to 12 000 species, the ...

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