Climate weekly: Trump meets the G7

After arms dealing in Saudi Arabia, an audience with Pope Francis and haranguing NATO allies over defence spending, Donald Trump faces the first test...

Public meeting called to discuss plans for mechanical seaweed harvesting in Bantry Bay

May 26th, 2017 A public meeting has been organised by concerned locals this Sunday to discuss the controversial granting of a licence for large-scale mechanical...

G7-backed insurance ‘too little, too late’ for Malawi drought, report finds

A drought insurance scheme championed by the G7 failed in its mission to protect millions of Malawians from hunger and illness last year, according...

G7 leaders walk fine line between Trump and Paris deal

The leaders of the G7 countries face a dilemma at a summit beginning on Friday in Sicily: how hard they can push Donald Trump without pushing him...

NASA discovers a new mode of ice loss in Greenland

A new NASA study finds that during Greenland's hottest summers on record, 2010 and 2012, the ice in Rink Glacier on the island's west...

NASA’s Arctic ecosystem science flights begin

By Kate Ramsayer,NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center A NASA-led effort to advance our ability to monitor changing Arctic and boreal ecosystems has started its second...

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