Environment

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The environmental case for cutting down on red meat is clear | Letter
Letter: Reducing methane emissions is the fastest-acting lever we can pull to moderate temperature rise and lessen the damage of climate change, writes Adair Turner

Letters

28, Jun, 2022 @4:58 PM

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Fracking firms could share in UK fossil fuel tax breaks worth billions
Exclusive: Campaigners say funding may provide incentive to restart fracking if moratorium is lifted

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

28, Jun, 2022 @11:18 AM

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Cop15: lack of political leadership leaves crucial nature summit ‘in peril’, warn NGOs
Nairobi biodiversity talks end in stalemate, prompting open letter to world leaders calling for action before Montreal conference

Patrick Greenfield and Peter Muiruri in Nairobi

28, Jun, 2022 @10:54 AM

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Chilli peppers, coffee, wine: how the climate crisis is causing food shortages
Blistering heat, stronger storms, droughts, floods and fires are putting food production at risk

Victoria Namkung

28, Jun, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Ofwat extends sewage dumping inquiry to include South West Water
Regulator expands investigation after suggestions water firm was not complying with legal obligations

Sandra Laville Environment correspondent

28, Jun, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Climate change role clear in many extreme events but social factors also key, study finds
Professor says link to extreme weather sometimes overestimated but climate costs underestimated

Sofia Quaglia

28, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

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In the drink after a drink? Spanish city to charge for emergency rescues at sea
San Sebastián is counting the rising cost of ocean rescues. Now it plans to charge anyone found to be negligent or reckless

Ashifa Kassam in Madrid

28, Jun, 2022 @5:30 AM

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Country diary: Dawn light gilds the fells as a lone ring ouzel sings
Great End, Cumbria: Disturbance, predation, grazing patterns and climate change all pose a threat to the ‘mountain blackbird’

Carey Davies

28, Jun, 2022 @4:30 AM

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Using far less chemical fertiliser still produces high crop yields, study finds
Climate-friendly practices can increase yields while improving ecosystem of farms, scientists say

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

27, Jun, 2022 @3:00 PM

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UN head declares ‘ocean emergency’ as global leaders gather in Lisbon
António Guterres says the world must turn the tide of rising sea levels, ocean heating, acidification and plastics pollution

Karen McVeigh in Lisbon

27, Jun, 2022 @2:35 PM

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Environment Agency faces legal battle over water removal in Norfolk Broads
Tim and Geli Harris to take agency to high court over groundwater removal for farming near protected wetlands

Patrick Barkham

27, Jun, 2022 @11:45 AM

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Viruses survive in fresh water by ‘hitchhiking’ on plastic, study finds
Intestinal viruses such as rotavirus were found to be infectious for up to three days by attaching to microplastics, research shows

Karen McVeigh

27, Jun, 2022 @5:01 AM

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