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2014/12/22 21:38
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This holiday season, Secretary of State John Kerry is probably looking for some things that can’t fit down a chimney or under a tree. Here’s a look at a few items that are likely on his wish list –...
2014/12/22 21:38
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2014/12/22 20:20
2014/12/22 20:20
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Environmental campaigners have welcomed news that the Welsh Government sought legal opinion on whether it has powers to impose a moratorium on fracking. First Minister Carwyn Jones confirmed, in a...
2014/12/22 16:10
2014/12/22 16:10
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WASHINGTON - As the Obama administration moves into another year promoting the false climate solution of natural gas, 114 public interest, environmental and faith groups submitted a letter to...
2014/12/22 07:19
2014/12/22 07:19
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Activist depicting world leaders at the UN COP20 climate talks in Lima. (Eitan Abramovich/AFP/Getty Images) LIMA, Peru — With a new draft of a United Nations climate treaty in hand, the world can...
2014/12/20 13:48
2014/12/20 13:48
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Comment We've had another instalment in the campaign to blame Apple for all that goes wrong in poor countries, and this time it was the BBC's Panorama that scolded the iFruit for buying tin in...
2014/12/20 05:07
2014/12/20 05:07
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A new poll has shown that nearly eight out of 10 Ontarians believe the provincial government is on the right track in its plans to limit the use of bee-killing neonic pesticides. The polling results...
2014/12/19 13:49
2014/12/19 13:49
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The EU and US are in talks to create the world’s biggest free trade zone, claiming it will make both regions richer than ever. But critics question the alleged economic benefits of the deal – called...
2014/12/19 13:28
2014/12/19 13:28
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Samsung admits to using tin from Indonesia's Bangka Island in its products, where mining is unregulated and dangerous to the communities living there, following a campaign from Friends of the...
2014/12/19 13:28
2014/12/19 13:28
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Apple has pledged to better understand the legalities and dangers surrounding tin mining on Bangka Island, Indonesia, but environmental campaigners have accused the iPhone maker of keeping its...
2014/12/19 11:57
2014/12/19 11:57
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Apple suppliers accused of poor treatment of workers Apple had promised to improve working conditions in its suppliers' factories Apple has again come under fire for the treatment of workers in...
2014/12/19 06:09
2014/12/19 06:09
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They did agree that both developed and developing nations should make pledges by March next year on how much they will control emissions beyond their present plans, but limited the obligation to those...
2014/12/18 06:05
2014/12/18 06:05
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According to Friends of the Earth, more than 40% of all cruise ships use waste treatment systems that are more than three decades old. Mimesis is the deliberate representation of scenes, thoughts, or...
2014/12/17 22:55
2014/12/17 22:55
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A group of conservation scientists has published an open letter urging environmentalists to reconsider their opposition to nuclear power. The letter is an initiative of Australian academics Barry...
2014/12/17 20:37
2014/12/17 20:37
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San Luis Obispo Mothers for Peace has joined with Friends of the Earth, the Santa Lucia Chapter of the Sierra Club, and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), to file an appeal to...
2014/12/17 15:49
2014/12/17 15:49
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Big step forward for bees The Bishop's Meadow Trust bee world, Farnham. © Kim Taylor/www.naturepl.com The Government has finally launched its plan to save bees (calling it the National Pollinator...
2014/12/17 13:48
2014/12/17 13:48
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As the Philippines endures more extreme weather and communities around the world pay for the carbon excess of others, the Lima outcome does nothing to stop the climate crisis. The Lima agreement...
2014/12/16 22:23
2014/12/16 22:23
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David Cameron has insisted the Government is not subsidising the controversial exploitation of shale gas, despite a tax regime designed to support the fracking industry. The Prime Minister said the...
2014/12/16 16:57
2014/12/16 16:57
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European Commission scraps Circular Economy Package, 'more ambitious' proposal awaits European Commission Vice-President Frans Timmermans gives a wry smile to onlookers in European Parliament The...
2014/12/16 16:51
2014/12/16 16:51
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Havering Council asks London City Airport for extended consultation London City Airport’s plans to increase the number of planes flying over parts of the borough has sparked Havering Council to ask...
2014/12/16 04:08
2014/12/16 04:08
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This year’s UN Cop 20 climate talks in Lima, Peru ended on Sunday. Two extra days, and late-night wrangling between rich and poor countries, forced a rather weak outcome. Together 191 countries...
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