Climate change: Warmer winters linked to increased drowning risk

Rising temperatures are destabilising lake and river ice, boosting the risk of people drowning.

bbcnews
Nov. 18, 2020 ~5 min

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Coronavirus relief funds could easily pay to stop the worst of climate change while rebooting economies

Over US$12 trillion of COVID-19 relief has been promised. If a small portion was put toward economy-boosting green investments, the world could get on track to avoid the worst of climate change.

David L. McCollum, Senior Research Scientist, University of Tennessee • conversation
Nov. 17, 2020 ~7 min

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Climate change: Hurricanes get stronger on land as world warms

North Atlantic tropical storms are stronger for longer when they hit land because of global warming.

bbcnews
Nov. 11, 2020 ~4 min

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Joe Biden: How the president-elect plans to tackle climate change

What will a Joe Biden presidency mean for the global battle against rising temperatures?

bbcnews
Nov. 10, 2020 ~9 min

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How a 1940s treaty set airlines on a path to high emissions and low regulation

A precedent set at the industry's outset has dominated efforts to reform aviation.

Roger Tyers, Teaching Associate in Sociology and Social Policy, University of Nottingham • conversation
Nov. 3, 2020 ~7 min

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Climate change: 'Dangerous and dirty' used cars sold to Africa

Millions of highly polluting, unsafe used cars from rich countries are exported to African and Asian countries.

bbcnews
Oct. 26, 2020 ~5 min

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Climate change: 'Cooling paint' could cut emissions from buildings

Researchers have developed a white paint that reflects sunlight and helps cool buildings.

bbcnews
Oct. 21, 2020 ~3 min

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Paris Agreement: Trump confirms US will leave climate accord

Donald Trump says Paris deal would "punish the American people" as he hails US fossil fuel boom.

By Roger Harrabin • bbcnews
Oct. 24, 2019 ~5 min

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Proposal to spend 25% of EU budget on climate change

Eight countries propose the strategy - but nations such as Germany oppose strengthening commitments.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
May 8, 2019 ~4 min

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