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Plant scientists urge Europe to stop blocking GM trials on ‘political’ grounds

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Organiser of open letter says: 'Politicians that choose to ignore this message cannot in future say they take science seriously'

30 Oct 2014

10:10 renews call for a dose of climate optimism

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ComRes poll suggests people more likely to back climate action if they are better informed about the clean technologies that can deliver decarbonisation

29 Oct 2014

Climate change could spark conflict in emerging economies, study finds

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Maplecroft warns rapid economic growth in Bangladesh, India, and Nigeria is under threat from climate change impacts on agriculture

29 Oct 2014

Met Office £97m climate supercomputer 'to save £2bn'

Ministers say investment will make UK a world leader in climate science and enable better protection from extreme weather

28 Oct 2014

European Union agrees to slash CO2 'at least 40 per cent' by 2030

Deal struck in the early hours of this morning includes binding 27 per cent target for renewable energy and voluntary energy savings goal

24 Oct 2014

John West and Princes accused of backtracking on tuna commitments

Leaked documents show UK’s two biggest tuna brands are likely to delay or opt out of commitments to end FAD fishing methods that cause harmful bycatch of sharks, rays and turtles

22 Oct 2014

Renewables not shale biggest driver in US emissions cuts, study finds

Analysis by Greenpeace's Energydesk says clean energy accounted for 40 per cent of emissions decline since 2007, compared to 30 per cent from shale

20 Oct 2014

Davey hints at sweeteners for Eastern Europe as part of EU climate deal

Energy and climate change secretary confident an ambitious emissions reduction agreement can be done next week

17 Oct 2014

Nuclear fusion breakthrough hailed by Lockheed Martin

Company predicts compact reactors could be ready for commercial use within 10 years

16 Oct 2014

Gas boom from unrestrained fracking linked to emissions rise

New analysis shows abundant gas would cut energy prices but squeeze out renewable energy, and would likely increase overall carbon emissions

16 Oct 2014

Ed Davey: Owen Paterson doesn't seem to understand very much about energy policy

Energy and Climate Change Secretary slams former colleague's "reckless" and "irresponsible" plan to suspend Climate Change Act

16 Oct 2014

US climate action can drive growth and reduce emissions, report says

World Resources Institute call for "right policy environment" to help scale up investment in low carbon technologies that save money

13 Oct 2014

John Kerry and Philip Hammond call for immediate climate action

UK Foreign Secretary delivers first speech on climate change, outlining threat to security and economic opportunity during Boston visit

10 Oct 2014

Ericsson chief exec touts role of business in climate fight

Hans Vestberg says broadband networks can help reduce 20 per cent of worldwide CO2 emissions and nourish sustainable development

10 Oct 2014

US east coast cities face frequent flooding due to climate change

From Miami to Washington DC, towns and cities on America’s east coast could see triple the number of tidal floods by 2030 as sea levels rise, say researchers

08 Oct 2014

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