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Protect Olive TreesHow bad is climate change? And what can we do about it?

Using the latest IPCC findings and a few other recent discoveries, here's our take on it.

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Learning the tragic lesson of Fukushima: No nuclear restart at Sendai

Blog entry by Jan Vande Putte | 31 October, 2014 1 comment

In March 2011, Japan suffered the worst nuclear catastrophe in a generation, with triple reactor core meltdowns and exploded containment buildings at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. The catastrophe was a stern warning...

Month In Pictures - October

Slideshow | 31 October, 2014

All that Glitters is not Gold (trailer)

Video | 31 October, 2014 at 11:45

'Golden' rice is a genetically engineered (GE) rice variety that has been developed by industry to produce pro-vitamin A. Its proponents have hyped GE 'Golden' rice as a quick-fix solution to vitamin A deficiency which is prevalent in developing...

This 'boom' might save the world - 10 quick facts about renewable energy

Blog entry by Kaisa Kosonen | 30 October, 2014 3 comments

As the world's leading climate scientists finalise the latest and most comprehensive report on climate change and ways to tackle it, a key question is: What is new? What has changed since the release of the UN climate panel's last...

European authorities: time to act on illegal timber

Blog entry by Daniela Montalto | 28 October, 2014

Sawmills in the Brazilian Amazon are laundering illegal timber and sending shipments overseas. It's against the law to place illegal timber on the European market, yet the authorities are doing very little about it. Two weeks...

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