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  • Ministers accused of blocking plans to ban burning of UK peatlands 20th September 2020
    Failure to protect fragile moors habitat fans doubts about the government’s green credentials Ministers have been accused of deliberately stalling plans to ban the environmentally damaging process of burning peat bogs, in a further sign of government support for people who enjoy shooting grouse on moorlands.After a week in which it emerged that people who […]
  • The tipping points at the heart of the climate crisis 19th September 2020
    Many parts of the Earth’s climate system have been destabilised by warming, from ice sheets and ocean currents to the Amazon rainforest – and scientists believe that if one collapses others could followThe warning signs are flashing red. The California wildfires were surely made worse by the impacts of global heating. A study published in […]
  • Wild plants of Barbados illustrated on plantation ledgers – in pictures 19th September 2020
    Artist Annalee Davis was walking in fields once used for sugarcane in her Barbados homeland when she spotted unfamiliar plants. “I was taught to see them as weeds but now I understand their value offering biodiversity to exhausted land and their historical use in bush medicine.” Davis started pressing and using specially mixed Victorian paint […]
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  • What history tells us about how we are dealing with climate change 16th September 2020
    To make climate change real to people, a first order priority rather than an afterthought, we need to tell stories, stories about what is already happening and stories about what will happen as temperatures continue to rise. But for some people, telling the story of what happened in the past when temperatures changed by just […]
  • In defence of protest 14th September 2020
    Protest has always been at the heart of the environmental movement. In fact, the modern movement is just as much rooted in acts of civil disobedience, mass protest and speaking out against the status quo, as it is in scientific research, policy development and practical management. Speaking out against injustice or to change the status […]
  • The new England Tree Strategy has to be about more than numbers 11th September 2020
    This post is by Andrew Allen, lead policy advocate – land use at the Woodland Trust and John Deakin head of trees and woodlands at the National Trust. The new England Tree Strategy, due later this year, must be more than a plan for planting bark covered carbon absorbing machines. Our trees and woods need […]
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  • Activists sue ministers over release of game birds for shooting 18th September 2020
    Wild Justice accuses UK government of breaching duty to protect conservation sites Conservationists are suing the UK government over the release of millions of game birds on to land that is home to rare and threatened species.The campaign group Wild Justice has accused ministers of breaching their legal duties to protect sites of high conservation […]
  • Country diary: mighty oaks from acorns grow, but most are foiled by feet 18th September 2020
    Castle Bytham, Lincolnshire: These symbols of might from mite line the plough furrows where they fall to become food, or mulchJust outside this ancient village is a little hill. There aren’t many hills here, so you tend to notice them. Back in the day, this one had a Norman castle on it. Like many, that […]
  • Calls for ‘wild belt’ land to be part of England's planning strategy 17th September 2020
    Wildlife Trusts says designated new areas of protected land is needed to help nature recoverNew areas of protected “wild belt” land across the English countryside and in towns and cities must be created as part of the government’s planning changes to help nature recover, the Wildlife Trusts has said.The trusts’ analysis of the planning changes […]

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Climate Change News

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  • Ministers accused of blocking plans to ban burning of UK peatlands 20th September 2020
    Failure to protect fragile moors habitat fans doubts about the government’s green credentials Ministers have been accused of deliberately stalling plans to ban the environmentally damaging process of burning peat bogs, in a further sign of government support for people who enjoy shooting grouse on moorlands.After a week in which it emerged that people who […]
  • The Observer view on Boris Johnson's environmentalism 20th September 2020
    The prime minister’s green credentials have yet to materialise and his silence on Cop26 is a warningMuch has been made of Boris Johnson’s purported green credentials. They are in his blood, it is claimed. His father is an environmentalist, he says, while his brother Leo is a sustainability expert. At Oxford he even introduced himself […]
  • Labor rift as Joel Fitzgibbon defies party on medium-term target for cutting emissions 20th September 2020
    Hunter Valley MP contradicts Labor leader Anthony Albanese and climate spokesman Mark ButlerLabor’s resources spokesman Joel Fitzgibbon has declared Labor does not need to set a medium-term target for emissions reductions, defying party leader Anthony Albanese and contradicting its climate spokesman, Mark Butler.Albanese told the National Press Club in June Labor would set a medium-term […]

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  • Book announcement: Very British Weather 17th September 2020
    The Met Office is excited to announce the launch of its new weather and climate trivia book, ‘Very British Weather’.
  • Thunderstorm warnings 10th August 2020
    The hot weather will continue across the UK, with heatwave conditions for many, creating ideal conditions for thunderstorms which will bring heavy rain and increasing risks from flash flooding, lightning and hail..
  • How predictable are European winters? 29th July 2020
    Predicting the North Atlantic climate is a step closer following a major scientific breakthrough.

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