Climate change and agriculture

Agriculture both contributes to climate change and is affected by climate change. The EU needs to reduce its greenhouse-gas emissions from agriculture and adapt its food-production system to cope with climate change. Faced with growing global demand and competition for

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How much do you know about climate change?

As the world gears up towards a crucial summit on tackling global warming, test your own green credentials with a quiz. 1. How certain is the UN’s Intergovermental Panel on climate change that humans are responsible for global warming? A.

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4 ways the UK can get almost all its power from renewables, without Hinkley

The UK could generate more than 80% of its electricity from wind, solar and tidal power within 15 years and keep the lights on – thanks to advances in storage and smart technology and falls in the costs of renewables

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In one paragraph, investment managers demonstrate the futility of Gop climate denial

BlackRock is the world’s largest investment firm, with some $4.5 trillion in assets under management. Needless to say, those trillions make BlackRock highly motivated to accurately assess the forces and trends at work in global markets; it doesn’t have the

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Nexus: new way of thinking at water, energy and food

Nexus thinking is a new way of thinking that recognises the crucial interdependence of water, energy and food – a relationship that forms the core of the Environment Nexus project. This new Institute of International and European Affairs (Iiea) video

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Energy hasn’t been this hot since they invented fire

Nothing in the energy business can compete with oil for volatility, geopolitical drama, or sheer utility. Its low price per barrel, currently under $50, won’t last forever. But it may last through the year ahead.     What will be

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Cost of renewable energy dropped significantly in the last five years give reason to support renewable

Studies and analysis have recently revealed that there is a solid economic reason for supporting renewable energy: according to the International Energy Agency the gap between the median cost of energy produced from atomic, gas natural and coal power plants

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Cop21. What’s that?

France will chair and host the 21st Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (Cop21/Cmp11), from 30 November to 11 December 2015. The conference is crucial because the expected outcome is a new international

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Heating: 10 ways to save your bill

With the winter season almost upon us, the heating is coming on. And with it, an extra cost for families. How can we keep our home heating costs down and our house safe at the same time? Here are 10

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The countries most likely to survive climate change

Climate change is real, and it’s coming. A new report from the British medical journal The Lancet finds that the effects of climate change will be more severe than we thought: Compared with 1990s levels, as many as four times

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