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A lesson on air pollution

The air we breathe in many U.S. cities is being polluted by activities such as driving cars and trucks; burning coal, oil, and other fossil fuels; and manufacturing chemicals. Air pollution can even come from smaller, everyday activities such as

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5 things you need to know about climate change

Bill Nye the Science Guy is a pro at explaining complicated scientific phenomena, and he does just that in a new clip on climate change with National Geographic. There are five things we need to know to understand climate change,

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Open letter to world leaders

Around the world, people from all walks of life are standing together to demand a strong climate agreement in Paris and a healthy future for the planet. When the world speaks with one voice, our leaders have to listen. So

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The end of fossil fuels in future

Fossil fuels, as the name suggests, are very old. North Sea oil deposits are around 150 million years old, whilst much of Britain’s coal began to form over 300 million years ago. Although humans probably used fossil fuels in ancient

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What is fossil fuel divestment and why does it matter?

Climate change can be tackled using a very simple idea – divestment. It means taking your money away from companies involved in extracting fossil fuels. Here, Guardian journalist and US author Bill McKibben explains where the idea came from; why

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Plastic trash is filling up our oceans…

Next year, a 20-year-old inventor will begin trawling the world’s oceans to try to clean up plastic garbage patches – the sprawling clumps where most of the world’s 5 trillion pieces of plastic trash end up. A new animation shows

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Aligning policies for a low-carbon economy

Outside of countries’ core climate policies, many of the regulatory features of today’s economies have been built around the availability of fossil fuels and without any regard for the greenhouse gas emissions stemming from human activities. The OECD report “Aligning

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Five years after Bp oil spill, Gulf habitat resilient

While dolphin and turtle numbers have declined following the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster, marine life in the Gulf of Mexico has proven tougher than first thought. Mark Kelly reports on Wall Street Journal channel.

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Statistical Review 2015: data on world energy markets

The 2015 edition of the Review highlights that significant changes in global energy production and consumption have had profound implications for prices, for the global fuel mix, and for global carbon dioxide emissions. BP chief economist Spencer Dale discusses the

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