Articles Tagged with the word ‘climate change’

 
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/ Blogs, Environment

20 Oct 2014

 

As organisations ranging from city councils to churches withdraw their investments in fossil fuels, Nicola Slawson looks at how a small US student campaign has become a global movement to tackle climate change

 
Bill McKibben talking in Amsterdam as part of the Fossil Free Europe Tour (c) 350org facing cam
 

/ Environment

03 Jan 2014

 

Adam Weymouth talks to renowned environmentalist and co-founder of 350.org, Bill McKibben, about why investing in the future of the planet means divesting in the companies that are jeopardising it

 

Algae lamp absorbs 200 times more CO₂ than trees

 
 

/ Technology

16 Oct 2013

 

A French scientist has found a way to put slimy pond produce to good use

 
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/ Positive Perspective

02 Sep 2013

 

Climate change conferences have been tarnished, but communities coming together to create a ‘global power shift’ show we are all on the frontline, says student activist Tom Youngman

 
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/ Environment

29 Aug 2013

 

Oxford City council rules out using oil from Canadian tar sands

 
Duddon Estuary flood
 

/ Environment

30 Jul 2013

 

A new type of grass could feed livestock while protecting the UK from its biggest climate change threat: flooding

 

Youth climate change committee aims to connect younger generation with policymakers

 
 

/ Environment, Youth

05 Jul 2013

 

New organisation will increase dialogue as research shows that the vast majority of young people believe climate change is an urgent issue

 
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/ Agriculture, Environment

26 Apr 2013

 

A new method of farming has the potential to turn Bangladesh into a food-secure, poverty-free country within a decade

 
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/ Environment

08 Apr 2013

 

Two prominent American colleges are re-examining their energy investment policies thanks to a national climate change campaign

 
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/ Agriculture

05 Apr 2013

 

With Uganda recently celebrating 50 years of independence, Tom Lawson speaks to two of the country’s farmers about the progress made in rural gender equality and how the country's agriculture can adapt to a changing climate

 
Polar Bear in the Arctic
 

/ Environment

14 Feb 2013

 

Proposals to protect the Arctic by creating a global sanctuary around the North Pole have drawn worldwide support

 
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/ Renewable Energy

11 Feb 2013

 

Ambitious plans will create thousands of additional jobs

 
This is Joe from Ayrshire, who's built his own solar panels!
 

/ Environment

22 Dec 2012

 

The actions taken by people fighting climate change have been honoured in an online photography exhibition curated by campaign group 10:10

 
Regional Power Shift rally, US 2011 credit 350.org
 

/ Environment

12 Dec 2012

 

A new global event aims to unify action on climate change and is calling for young environmental leaders to get behind the cause

 
Solar panels at Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen. Credit- Flickr member Complexify
 

/ Environment, Renewable Energy

03 Dec 2012

 

Denmark is to reach its 2020 solar energy generation target of 200 megawatt (MW) capacity by the end of 2012, eight years ahead of schedule, according to the country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs

 

11 European countries sign up to Robin Hood Tax

 
 

/ Economics & Innovation

22 Nov 2012

 

Eleven of Europe's biggest economies have signed up to create a tax that will divert a portion of money from large companies to good causes

 
Transition Conference Open Space Session credit Kathleen Cassidy
 

/ Community

12 Oct 2012

 

How can communities work together to become stronger and happier? Kathleen Cassidy found out at this year’s Transition Network Conference

 
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/ Environment

27 Sep 2012

 

The biochar debate may have quietened down in recent years, but entrepreneur Craig Sams – founder of Green & Blacks chocolate – says his research is showing promising signs of biochar’s potential in the battle against climate change

 
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/ Culture

23 Sep 2012

 

Sustainability summit calls for artists and environmentalists to create a positive new vision of the future

 
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/ Arts

14 Sep 2012

 

Singer-songwriter and eco-activist Jess Gold is currently touring the UK aiming to both educate and entertain with songs about climate change