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Geologist blasts society's links with oil firms

November 18, 2019 - 5:59pm
A leading London scientist quits the Geological Society over its ties with fossil fuel companies.
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Renewable energy: Rise in global wind speed to boost green power

November 18, 2019 - 5:04pm
Rising winds could increase energy production from turbines by a third over the next decade.
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New hope for trees affected by ash dieback

November 18, 2019 - 4:01pm
A study identifies the genetics in ash trees that confers resistance to a deadly disease.
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Brazil's Amazon deforestation highest since 2008, space agency says

November 18, 2019 - 3:12pm
The rainforest loses 9,762 sq km in 12 months, an increase of nearly 30%, Brazil's space agency says.
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Climate defenders: The woman helping coal miners to save the planet

November 18, 2019 - 12:20am
Sharan Burrow wants to find alternative livelihoods for coal miners and therefore help protect our climate.
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Analysis: Large-scale tree planting 'no easy task'

November 16, 2019 - 2:34pm
Trees are the latest green battleground in the election campaign, writes BBC Science editor David Shukman.
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Bloodhound land speed racer blasts to 628mph

November 16, 2019 - 10:01am
The British jet-powered car goes faster still during trials on a dried-out lakebed in South Africa.
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Sentinel for sea-level rise enters testing

November 15, 2019 - 4:23pm
The satellite that will maintain the "gold standard" measurement of ocean height is nearly complete.
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'Alarm' over winter flood prospects in England

November 15, 2019 - 3:03pm
The Environment Agency is worried about further flooding this winter after near-record rainfall.
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Leaf blowers fatal to declining insects, Germans warned

November 15, 2019 - 2:30pm
The government says leaf blowers are "fatal to insects", which are in dramatic decline in Germany.
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Climate change: Warming signal links global floods and fires

November 15, 2019 - 10:26am
Scientists say rising temperatures are having a big influence on the scale and frequency of extreme weather events.
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Bloodhound car goes faster still - to 562mph

November 15, 2019 - 10:04am
After some frustrating technical glitches, the land speed racer is upping its pace again.
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'Climategate': Did a hacking scandal slow down action for climate change?

November 15, 2019 - 1:18am
What happened after a data hack suggested that climate change caused by humans is a hoax?
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Black Friday: Brands opt out for environment reasons

November 15, 2019 - 1:05am
More than 300 fashion brands pledge to not participate in Black Friday because it's not good for the planet.
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Plans to build thousands of new homes in flood zones

November 15, 2019 - 12:26am
Almost 10,000 new homes are planned for some of the most flood-prone areas of England.
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General election 2019: Lib Dems pledge £100bn climate fund over five years

November 14, 2019 - 10:36pm
Sir Ed Davey will promise to "jump-start" efforts to tackle the "climate emergency" in a speech on Friday.
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Nasa probing oxygen mystery on Mars

November 14, 2019 - 4:06pm
The oxygen in Martian air is changing in a way that can't currently be explained by known chemical processes.
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Western plastics 'poisoning Indonesian food chain'

November 14, 2019 - 5:40am
Chicken eggs were found to contain 70 times the level allowed under European safety standards.
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Could 'invisible barcodes' revolutionise recycling?

November 14, 2019 - 12:03am
A pilot is in progress to see if invisible barcodes on packaging can improve recycling rates.
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Bloodhound car returns to the track for brake testing

November 13, 2019 - 6:19pm
The British supersonic vehicle trials its airbrake system after a weekend in the repair shop.
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