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Countries Transitioning to Zero Carbon Should Look at More than Technology Cost

The Paris Agreement aims to keep global temperature rise this century well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels and to pursue efforts to limit it to 1.5°C.

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Seafood Study Finds Plastic In All Samples

A study of five different seafoods has found traces of plastic in every sample tested.

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Warming Threatens Carbon In Tropical Forest Soils

Billions of tonnes of carbon dioxide risk being lost into the atmosphere due to tropical forest soils being significantly more sensitive to climate change than previously thought.

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Upcycling Plastic Waste Toward Sustainable Energy Storage

What if you could solve two of Earth’s biggest problems in one stroke? 

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Why Walking to Work May Be Better for You Than a Casual Stroll

Walking with a purpose – especially walking to get to work – makes people walk faster and consider themselves to be healthier, a new study has found.

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Climate Change Projected to Increase Seasonal East African Rainfall

According to research led by The University of Texas at Austin, seasonal rainfall is expected to rise significantly in East Africa over the next few decades in response to increased greenhouse gases.

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NASA Finds Mekkhala Coming Apart After Landfall in Southeastern China

NASA-NOAA’s Suomi NPP satellite provided forecasters with a visible image of former Typhoon Mekkhala shortly after it made landfall in southeastern China. 

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U.S. Commercial Rooftops Hold 145 Gigawatts of Untapped Solar Potential

Enough unused roof space exists on commercial buildings in the United States to install 145 gigawatts of new solar capacity — nearly double the country’s current total solar capacity, according to a new report by the energy research firm Wood Mackenzie. 

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Personal Connections Key to Climate Adaptation

Connections with friends and family are key to helping communities adapt to the devastating impact of climate change on their homes and livelihoods, a new study shows.

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How Fish Stocks Will Change in Warming Seas

New research out today highlights the future effects of climate change on important fish stocks for south-west UK fisheries. 

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