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Plant trees to tackle climate change

2. March 2017

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Plant trees to tackle climate change

Trees are vital to the future of our planet as they soak up carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2009/nov/26/trees-to-combat-climate-change Wherever you live in the world please think about where you can plant more trees – they are beautiful and easy to look after as long as you choose the right tree for the right soil […]

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Extreme weather now normal

19. September 2012

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climate change and weather extremes are not about a distant future. Formerly one-off extreme weather episodes seem to be becoming the new normal. Weather extremes are not that extreme any more. Heatwaves, floods, droughts and wildfires are the new reality of an ever warming world. http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2012/sep/19/extreme-weather-new-normal-climate-change

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Oxfam Tatton Park climate change garden

21. July 2011

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Oxfam helps farmers all over the world to deal with the effects of climate change whether it be drought in Africa or flooding in Bangladesh. To highlight their work, Oxfam have designed and created a garden called “When the waters rise”at the RHS Tatton Park Show this week. http://www.rhs.org.uk/Shows-Events/RHS-Show-Tatton-Park/2011/Gardens/Garden-A-to-Z/When-the-Waters-Rise This beautiful garden won Gold yesterday […]

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India values its natural wealth

21. October 2010

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India is expected to become the first country in the world to commit to publishing a new set of accounts which track the nation’s plants, animals, water and other “natural wealth” as well as financial measurements such as GDP. http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/oct/20/india-natural-wealth-accounts Nature’s goods and services are equally if not far more central to the wealth of nations […]

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Old flowers help future climate change studies

22. September 2010

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Flowers picked up to 150 years ago in Victorian England show that old collections of pressed plants around the world can help the study of climate change, scientists said today: http://in.reuters.com/article/idINIndia-51655320100922

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Weather chaos and climate change

17. August 2010

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Floods in Pakistan, drought in Russia and record temperatures across the USA during summer 2010 raises the question whether these far-flung disasters are connected and if global warming is causing such weather extremes. The collective answer of the scientific community can be boiled down to a single word: probably. “The climate is changing,” said Jay Lawrimore, chief […]

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Hottest year on record?

19. July 2010

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Hottest year on record?

http://vodpod.com/watch/4018941-2010-hottest-year-so-far-on-record http://english.aljazeera.net/news/americas/2010/07/2010717132048381555.html http://www.telegraph.co.uk/topics/weather/7895681/Worlds-hottest-year-on-record-expected.html http://climateprogress.org/2010/07/10/nasa-hottest-year-solar-minimum/ http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20100716/wl_nm/us_weather_hottest_record http://www.perthnow.com.au/news/hottest-year-on-record/story-e6frg12c-1225892772028 http://www.vancouversun.com/news/World+simmers+hottest+year+record/3290162/story.html

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UN Video for 2010 Year of Biodiversity

6. June 2010

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UN Video for 2010 Year of Biodiversity

Biodiversity is life – Biodiversity is our life 70% of plants are threatened by extinction as a result of climate change http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V1VYmpTikgw&feature=related

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International Year of Biodiversity

17. May 2010

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The United Nations have chosen 2010 to be the International Year of Biodiversity. It is inviting the world to take action in order to safeguard the variety of life on Earth and the natural living systems that provide us with food,fuel, health,wealth, and other vital services.There are events taking place all over the world which […]

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Climate change despair from Lovelock

1. April 2010

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James Lovelock, now 90, is a British scientist who has inspired the green movement for many years. He developed the Gaia theory that Earth is a huge, self regulating organism and his musings on how we are ruining our planet are highly respected all over the world. He recently expressed his belief that man is not clever enough […]

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