Each degree of warming thaws India-sized area of permafrost – study

Permafrost, the layer of permanently frozen ground that lies just beneath the Earth’s surface in the polar regions, has been found to be more...

Writing the end of the world: Charting trends in apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction

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Another Record Low Month for Sea Ice

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Press Release: Environmental organisations welcome recommendation of Oireachtas Committee to ban fracking

Environmental organisations welcome the recommendation of the Oireachtas’ environmental Committee to ban fracking in the Republic of Ireland. The Environmental Pillar welcomes the decision to...

Indian power minister celebrates record low solar price

India’s power minister has hailed a new clean energy record, with a solar plant winning a contract to sell to the grid at the country’s lowest...

Illegal Gorse Burning Penalties Ineffective, Say Campaigners

Penalties for the unlawful burning of gorse are ineffective and do nothing to stop perpetrators says campaign group following a series of illegal fires across the country. Fifteen...

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