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The Beaufort Sea, just north of Alaska, where near-surface air temperatures are 7C higher than normal

Arctic melt passes the point of no return

Scientists have found evidence that the Arctic is warming faster than the rest of the world a decade before it was predicted to happen.

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The Patnow power plant near Konin. Poland has won concessions

EU accused of subsidising climate change after 'watered-down' deal

Saturday, 13 December 2008

Emissions target agreed, but only after concessions granted to 'dirty' industries

World should focus on global warming not celebrities, says Gore

Saturday, 13 December 2008

Al Gore, the former US vice-president and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for his work on the dangers of climate change, called on the world yesterday to focus more on global warming and less on celebrities, in particular, O J Simpson, Paris Hilton and Anna Nicole Smith.

Research shows that deforestation in the Amazon is worse than first
thought

UN poised to agree action to halt rainforest destruction

Friday, 12 December 2008

Britain leads negotiations and pledges £100m to cut impact of deforestation

People paid to live among trees

Friday, 12 December 2008

The £100m drive to save the world's forests aims to pay people in developing countries to live among the trees rather than cut them down.

The international community will meet to try to agree a new global
deal to cut rising emissions of greenhouse gases - the waste gases from industry and transport, principally carbon dioxide, which are retaining the sun's heat in the atmosphere and causing temperatures to rise

A battle for the planet

Wednesday, 10 December 2008

Michael McCarthy: Poznan, host of this week's climate change talks, may become known as the place where the Earth was saved – or doomed

Cosmetics tycoon funds aviation protest group

Wednesday, 10 December 2008

A multi-millionaire who provided funding for climate change protesters who broke into Stansted Airport on Monday has offered to pay their legal fees. Mark Constantine, 56, a co-founder of the cosmetics company Lush, uses some of its profits and his own money to support the work of the pressure group Plane Stupid.

Al Gore showed his aggravation with the misleading answers given by George W Bush and the voters punished him for it

Gore 'rules out' environment job with Obama

Wednesday, 10 December 2008

The former US vice-president Al Gore met Barack Obama in Chicago yesterday as the President-elect prepares to name the next energy secretary and top environment official.

Ancient skills 'could reverse global warming'

Sunday, 7 December 2008

Trials begin of a technique used by Amazon Indians that takes CO2 and locks it safely into soil

Tide turns in favour of DIY sea barrier

Saturday, 6 December 2008

Judge backs efforts of man to save Suffolk homes from coastal erosion

Flatulence tax could bankrupt farmers

Friday, 5 December 2008

Belching cows and pigs could start costing farmers money if a proposal to charge fees for air-polluting animals becomes law.

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