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Flooding

On December 30, 2015 By

A personal comment.

It must surely not be a surprise that parts of the UK have been flooded by high rainfall?

All climate models suggest that the […]

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COP THAT – History made in Paris?

On December 14, 2015 By

The adoption of the Paris Agreement could be a truly momentous moment in human history.

This carefully worded document that balances the right of countries to develop […]

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The catch phrase of Ester Boserup, Danish economist, students might like to read through the following news items culled from the press recently.  Despite multi-billion subsidies for fossil […]

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A comprehensive study has revealed that the oceans are polluted with more than 5 trillion pies of plastic.  Whilst larger pieces are ingested by animals like […]

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Malaria deaths halved since 2000

On December 10, 2014 By

WHO says death rate fell by 47 percent between 2000 and 2013, while warning that Ebola outbreak threatens gains made.

In its annual report on the malaria, […]

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Over 3000 people have now died in the most serious outbreak of this deadly virus. 

With a mortality rate of nearly 50%, increasing rates of infection are […]

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International action on the ozone layer is a major environmental success story.

Banning harmful products in 1986 has had a positive impact on the ozone layer.  The […]

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EBOLA -Military intervention needed

On September 3, 2014 By

Doctors on the front line in West Africa have advised the United Nations that military help is essential if the spread of ebola is to be contained.

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