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Fossils can help predict future species survival

Many people are concerned about conservation of the planet's cute and cuddlies. But in a world of global climate change, sometimes we must prioritize which species we can and should save from extinction. Dr. Alycia Stigall ...

dateSep 27, 2016 in Environment
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German lawmakers ratify Paris climate accord

Germany's lower of house of parliament on Thursday ratified the Paris agreement on climate change, following in the footsteps of 60 other countries that have committed to the landmark agreement designed to stem the planet's ...

dateSep 22, 2016 in Environment
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Addressing climate change as a social issue

We cannot rely on governments, businesses or the public to adopt technological solutions to solve the problem of climate change, instead, social solutions must be put in place, according to research published in the International ...

dateSep 20, 2016 in Environment
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Paris deal to receive boost at UN event

At least 20 countries are expected to formally join the Paris Agreement on climate change this week, greatly improving the pact's chances of coming into force just a year after it was negotiated in the French capital, U.N. ...

dateSep 20, 2016 in Environment
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Is nuclear crucial to climate change targets?

As Britain greenlights its first new nuclear power plant in more than 20 years, experts diverged Thursday on the role of nuclear energy in the quest to cap global warming at less than two degrees Celsius.

dateSep 15, 2016 in Environment
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