COP 26: New date agreed for UN climate summit in Glasgow

The COP26 UN summit, which was postponed due to coronavirus, will now take place between 1 and 12 November 2021.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
yesterday ~4 min

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Record drop in energy investment, warns IEA think-tank

The pandemic has caused a record fall in energy investment and will likely lead to more pollution.

By Roger Harrabin • bbcnews
May 27, 2020 ~4 min

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Coronavirus: Can we stay safe as lockdown eases?

As lockdowns ease, what are the risks of getting infected as people come into closer contact again?

By David Shukman • bbcnews
May 26, 2020 ~9 min

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Coronavirus: Drivers plan to walk more to keep cleaner air of lockdown - survey

Survey suggests British motorists are ready to change their behaviour to protect the environment.

By Justin Rowlatt • bbcnews
May 25, 2020 ~4 min

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Coronavirus: Acting earlier would have saved lives, says Sage member

Locking down the UK sooner would have made a big difference to the death rate, a scientific adviser says.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
May 22, 2020 ~4 min

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Coronavirus: Immune clue sparks treatment hope

Better understanding of Covid-19's impact on the immune system gives hope an existing drug might aid recovery.

By Victoria Gill and Rachael Buchanan • bbcnews
May 22, 2020 ~4 min

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Climate change: Scientists fear car surge will see CO2 rebound

An analysis shows a huge daily CO2 drop, but a return to car travel may see emissions rebound.

By Matt McGrath • bbcnews
May 19, 2020 ~7 min

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Electric bikes 'could help people return to work'

A rise in electric-bikes would extend the range of cyclists using them to commute, a study finds.

By Roger Harrabin • bbcnews
May 18, 2020 ~3 min

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Coronavirus: 'We're in the experimental phase'

As lockdown is eased, we all become participants in a vast, very cautious observational experiment, experts say.

By Victoria Gill • bbcnews
May 15, 2020 ~4 min

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Coronavirus antibody test a 'positive development'

The test, now approved in the UK, can tell who has had Covid-19 - but gives no guarantee they are immune.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
May 14, 2020 ~6 min

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