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COP28: Head of UN talks hits back at climate denial claims

Mon, 2023-12-04 21:40
"Everything we do is centred behind the science," the head of the UN climate talks in Dubai says.
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Water firm wrongly downgraded pollution events, documents suggest

Mon, 2023-12-04 15:50
Leaked papers suggest United Utilities logged dozens of incidents as less serious than they had been.
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Record number of girls on Borders College farming course

Mon, 2023-12-04 10:14
A record number of female students have started an agriculture course at Borders College.
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How weather apps are trying to be more accurate

Mon, 2023-12-04 10:12
Forecasters are continuing to offer more real-time updates and personalised recommendations.
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Are extreme temperatures threatening live music events?

Sun, 2023-12-03 16:43
The death of a fan at a Taylor Swift concert in Rio during throws up challenges for tour promoters.
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How scientists are fighting climate-fuelled disease

Sun, 2023-12-03 10:12
As leaders gather in Dubai for the UN climate summit, experts say global warming is having a ‘profound effect' on health.
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Climate change: The young activists changing the sceptics' minds

Sat, 2023-12-02 10:48
Engaging with climate sceptics can be a challenge - but some people are trying to change their minds.
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COP28: Huge rise in oil drilling expected from hosts UAE

Sat, 2023-12-02 10:02
The UAE's state oil company is set to be the world's second biggest producer, analysis shows.
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Rise in English bathing sites rated unfit to swim

Sat, 2023-12-02 02:58
Fewer swimming spots are rated "excellent" and more rated "poor" by the environment watchdog.
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Climate change: Saving Uganda's mountain gorillas

Fri, 2023-12-01 11:25
Rising temperatures are putting the health of endangered mountain gorillas at risk.
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COP28: Poor countries win 30-year fight for climate cash

Fri, 2023-12-01 03:40
COP28 president Sultan al-Jaber pulled off an unexpected victory securing long-awaited climate disaster help.
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Europe's new Ariane-6 rocket completes final test

Thu, 2023-11-30 21:20
The next-generation vehicle conducts a hot-fire test on its launch pad in French Guiana.
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'Rock star' pandas - not exactly a love story

Thu, 2023-11-30 08:55
They arrived like rock stars 12 years ago and their love life was the source of endless speculation.
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Edinburgh Zoo pandas begin last day in the spotlight

Thu, 2023-11-30 08:55
Thursday is the last day the public can see Tian Tian and Yang Guang before they are returned to China.
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COP28: Can a climate summit in an oil state change anything?

Thu, 2023-11-30 03:32
The big issues facing global leaders gathering for the world's most important climate summit.
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'Perfect solar system' found in search for alien life

Thu, 2023-11-30 02:04
Astronomers hope to learn how its six planets formed and whether any of them are home to life
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COP28 president denies using summit for oil deals

Thu, 2023-11-30 00:18
The report said the UAE planned to use its role as host of UN climate talks to strike oil and gas deals.
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Bolivia wildfires: Locals care for animals affected by blazes

Wed, 2023-11-29 13:47
Images from mountainous San Buenaventura show locals doing their best to help vulnerable wildlife.
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Watch: Volcano in Japan spews ash, rock 200m into sky

Wed, 2023-11-29 10:56
An explosive eruption sends volcanic rock hurtling into the sea around Niijima Island, south of Tokyo.
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England to get new national park as part of nature plan

Wed, 2023-11-29 10:32
Sites under consideration could include the Chilterns, the Cotswolds and Dorset.
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