Environmental Research Letters

Heat waves hit heat islands hardest

Extreme summers like that of 2012—which saw record temperatures in cities across the U.S.—may be atypical, but experts say they will return, especially as the planet warms under climate change. And as they do, cities ...

dateSep 28, 2015 in Environment
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Should countries honor their climate debts?

All countries have contributed to recent climate change, but some much more so than others. Those that have contributed more than their fair share have accumulated a climate debt, owed to countries that have contributed less ...

dateSep 08, 2015 in Environment
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UK bottom of European avoidable food waste league

The UK produces the highest amount of avoidable food waste in Europe—equivalent to a tin of beans per person per day. Those are the findings from a team of researchers based at the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European ...

dateAug 11, 2015 in Environment
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