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COP23: Female farmers on the climate change front-lines

November 16th, 2017 Severe flooding, coastal disasters, and other unpredictable severe weather event are just some of the impacts of climate change spelled out in detailed over the past week at COP23 in Bonn, Germany. In the direct line of such extreme weather variations on …

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Study identifies bats and birds vulnerable to turbine collisions

November 15th, 2017 A new study has identified the birds and bats most vulnerable to collisions with wind turbines, highlighting a potential conflict between renewable energy developments and biodiversity. The recently published study led by the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) and funded by the …

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COP23: Prof John Sweeney’s Reflections on Bonn Pt1

November 16th, 2017 The COP meetings happen in different continents each year to enable countries to minimise their travel distances and also to expose delegates to the particular needs and circumstances of countries as they seek to combat the effects of adverse climate change. This …

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Europe feeling the heat of our changing climate

November 14th, 2017 The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) tells us that 2017 will be one of the warmest years on record, with many disastrous events including drought, floods, and heat waves taking place across the globe. While it is abundantly clear that climate change is …