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U.K. Agency Issues Climate Change Warning Before U.N. Summit

LONDON — The British Environment Agency on Wednesday urged world leaders to take decisive action to combat climate change, issuing a stark warning before a U.N. summit in Glasgow this month when some 20,000 delegates from nearly every country will…

Scotland: Queen: Action against global warming – Positively Scottish

ScotlandRani: Action against global warming Queen Elizabeth II calls on politics to take action against global warming. Photo: Jeff J. Mitchell / PA Wire / DPA © DPA-Infocom GmbH The Queen is also expected to attend the UN climate summit…

The Green-Energy Crunch Comes To The UK—And It’s Not Pretty

Anybody who looks with a critical eye at the madcap push toward increasing amounts of intermittent renewable electricity generation in the U.S. and Europe quickly realizes that eventually, this has to hit a wall. But when will the crunch come?…

Britain’s economy is already seeing a rapid shift due to climate change – CNBC

A vineyard in Surrey, England Lemanieh | iStock | Getty Images Climate change could spark major shifts in British produce in the coming decades as the country attempts to avoid a “catastrophic” environmental fallout, experts have said. At the end…

Study: Which Countries Will Best Survive a Collapse?

Will civilization as we know it end in the next 100 years? Will there be any functioning places left? These questions might sound like the stuff of dystopian fiction. But if recent headlines about extreme weather, climate change, the ongoing…

Britain’s Met Office Issues Its First-Ever Extreme Heat Warning

As the heat in London ticked into the mid-80s on Monday afternoon (in Fahrenheit, that is) and Northern Ireland recorded its highest temperature on record, the Met Office — as the national weather service for the United Kingdom is called…

A Young Naturalist Inspires With Joy, Not Doom

Looking through McAnulty’s eyes reveals a world that “sparkles differently,” Macfarlane said. He then started quoting his favorite lines from “Diary of a Young Naturalist,” such as one where the author describes his family being “as close as otters,” and…

The rise and fall of elephants

(Museum für Naturkunde, Leibniz Institut für Evolutions- und Biodiversitätsforschung ) Earth-historical events such as ice ages or the shifting of continental plates are mainly responsible for the evolutionary success of proboscideans, but also for their decline. This is the main conclusion of a study published this week in Nature Ecology & Evolution by an international research team from Spain, Finland, Great Britain, Germany and Argentina with the participation of the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin.

Rash Report: Climate-change politics need to cool, too – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Fittingly for a climate-change event, it was sweltering. The venue was the Harriet Island Pavilion in St. Paul, where on June 17 the British consul general for the Midwest, Alan Gogbashian, hosted “Road to COP26: Minnesota Climate Action,” an event…

Climate watchdog says Britain lacks a strategy to meet its goals.

An influential watchdog group on Thursday said the British government was doing far too little to implement the ambitious pledges it has made on tackling climate change. Although the government has promised to cut its greenhouse emissions to net zero…

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