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Many people choose organic thinking it's better for humans and the planet, but a new UBC study published in Science Advances finds that might...

Energy crop production on conservation lands may not boost greenhouse gases

Growing sustainable energy crops without increasing greenhouse gas emissions, may be possible on seasonally wet, environmentally sensitive landscapes, according to researchers who conducted a...

The new theory of economic 'agrowth' contributes to the viability of climate policies

ICTA-Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (UAB) researcher Jeroen van den Bergh publishes in Nature Climate Change a study in which he proposes a new economic...

Measurements by school pupils paved way for key research findings on lakes and global...

With their measurements and samples, nearly 3,500 schoolchildren have assisted a research study on lakes and global warming, now published in the journal Scientific...

Statoil Claims to Care About Climate Change, Commits Future to Oil and Gas

Big oil company Statoil yesterday released its ‘climate roadmap’. It said the plan “will further strengthen Statoil’s industry leadership in climate performance”. A closer look shows...

Majority of People in Britain Accept Climate Change is ‘Happening Right Now’, Survey Shows

People across the UK agree that climate change is an immediate threat already taking place, a new survey by the European Perceptions of Climate...

Diet and global climate change

You are what you eat, as the saying goes, and while good dietary choices boost your own health, they also could improve the health...

Clown tree frogs: Newly discovered and already threatened?

An international team of scientists discovered two new species of clown tree frogs in the Amazon region. Until recently, these colorful amphibians had erroneously...

North Sea Oil Industry Asked the Government for More Help to Drill and Decommission...

The government has announced more financial help for the North Sea oil and gas industry. Chancellor Philip Hammond today announced plans to establish a panel of...

BP Supports International Women’s Day, Ignores Disproportional Impact of Climate Change on Women and...

Oil giant BP is one of the corporate partners sponsoring this year’s International Women’s Day on 8 March under the slogan “Be Bold for Change”. In...

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