Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Most new wind and solar projects will be cheaper than coal,...

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Almost two-thirds of renewable energy schemes built globally last year expected to undercut coal costsAlmost two-thirds of wind and solar projects built globally last...

Who does Unesco think they are? Listing the Great Barrier Reef...

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Who does Unesco think they are? Listing the Great Barrier Reef as 'in danger'! After all we have done for it! | First Dog...

Poo overload: Northern Ireland could be forced to export a third...

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A surge in pig and poultry farming in Northern Ireland has built a multimillion-pound industry, feeding British consumers chicken and pork. But it is...

Weatherwatch: shining a light on the history of sunscreen

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Weather forecasts now include a warning about ultraviolet levels and everyone knows they should apply sunscreen. However, this type of protection is a recent...

Cloud spraying and hurricane slaying: how ocean geoengineering became the frontier...

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Tom Green has a plan to tackle climate change. The British biologist and director of the charity Project Vesta wants to turn a trillion...

App maps shady spots to guide Barcelona walkers along cooler routes

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A new app promises to help Barcelona residents find the shadiest route between two places to avoid extreme heat.Cool Walks, a routing tool for...

Makeup fails to solve mystery of why jumping spiders have back...

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Researchers have come up with an ingenious way to test the theory that male jumping spiders have evolved colourful stripes to ward off predators...

‘Mucky Beck’: restoring and rewilding Bradford’s river

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Measures aim to boost biodiversity on the river as it flows through Shipley and improve public accessIt was once known as the filthiest river...

‘More room for nature’: restoration project completed on Bradford Beck

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It was once known as the filthiest river in England but these days, Bradford Beck is hardly known at all. Much of its seven-mile...

Ecocide must be listed alongside genocide as an international crime |...

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An international team of lawyers co-chaired by Philippe Sands QC and Dior Fall Sow has presented the outcome of its work announced in November...

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The week in wildlife – in pictures

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A hare sits on a harvested field next to straw bales near Herrnleis, some 50km north of Vienna, Austria Photograph: Christian Bruna/EPA In India, an adult...

UK farmers fear huge labour shortfall despite interest in ‘land army’

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The farming industry says it faces a huge shortfall of workers to harvest fruit and vegetables even though many thousands of people have expressed...

UK government scraps green homes grant after six months

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The government has scrapped its flagship green homes grant scheme, the centrepiece of Boris Johnson's promise to "build back greener" from the Covid-19 pandemic,...

Ukraine: wildfires draw dangerously close to Chernobyl site

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Wildfires in Ukraine have spread to just over a mile from the defunct Chernobyl nuclear power plant and a disposal site for radioactive waste,...

Leaf blowers and beating branches: the fight to stop India’s forest fires

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Thousands of blazes in Similipal national park threaten indigenous peoples and wildlife such as tigers, elephants and orchidsAs the flames move fast, snaking quickly...