Hot dogs: rising heat makes it too hot for Africas wild dogs to hunt

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The endangered wild dogs are well adapted to high temperatures but a warming world means pup survival is plummeting, study shows Rising temperatures are making it too hot for African wild dogs to hunt and the number of their pups that survive is plummeting, according to a new study. The research is among the first […]

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Third-hottest June puts 2017 on track to make hat-trick of hottest years

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June 2017 was beaten only by June in 2015 and 2016, leaving experts with little hope for limiting warming to 1.5C or even 2C Last month was the third-hottest June on record globally, temperature data suggest, confirming 2017 will almost certainly make a hat-trick of annual climate records, with 2015, 2016 and 2017 being the […]

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Neil deGrasse Tyson: fighting science denial starts with people, not politicians

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The astrophysicist talks about alien life, sci-fi and why he believes Australians shouldnt get stuck in traffic Albert Einstein has been called many things: a genius, a pioneer, a Nobel prize winner. Neil deGrasse Tyson just calls him a badass. I think it fits, right? Its not a stretch, he tells Guardian Australia before his […]

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Want to fight climate change? Have fewer children

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Next best actions are selling your car, avoiding flights and going vegetarian, according to study into true impacts of different green lifestyle choices The greatest impact individuals can have in fighting climate change is to have one fewer child, according to a new study that identifies the most effective ways people can cut their carbon […]

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How climate scepticism turned into something more dangerous

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The long read: Doubts about the science are being replaced by doubts about the motives of scientists and their political supporters. Once this kind of cynicism takes hold, is there any hope for the truth? Last month Climate change is the defining political issue of our times and not simply because of the risks we […]

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Naomi Klein: how power profits from disaster

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The long read: After a crisis, private contractors move in and suck up funding for work done badly, if at all then those billions get cut from government budgets. Like Grenfell Tower, Hurricane Katrina revealed a disdain for the poor There have been times in my reporting from disaster zones when I have had the […]

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G20 public finance for fossil fuels ‘is four times more than renewables’

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Soft loans, subsidies and World Bank funding mean nations are talking out of both sides of their mouths on climate, says report The G20 nations provide four times more public financing to fossil fuels than to renewable energy, a report has revealed ahead of their summit in Hamburg, where Angela Merkel has said climate change […]

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World has three years left to stop dangerous climate change, warn experts

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Former UN climate chief Christiana Figueres among signatories of letter warning that the next three years will be crucial to stopping the worst effects of global warming Avoiding dangerous levels of climate change is still just about possible, but will require unprecedented effort and coordination from governments, businesses, citizens and scientists in the next three […]

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Angela Merkel and Donald Trump head for clash at G20 summit

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German chancellor plans to make climate change, free trade and mass migration key themes in Hamburg, putting her on collision course with US A clash between Angela Merkel and Donald Trump appears unavoidable after Germany signalled that it will make climate change, free trade and the management of forced mass global migration the key themes […]

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