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Pro-fracking newspaper ad banned by Advertising Standards Authority

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/09/02 - 4:01pm
Breitling Energy's Telegraph advert 'misled the public' Continue reading...
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Halliburton reaches $1.1bn settlement over Deepwater Horizon oil spill

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/09/02 - 3:16pm

Halliburton provided the cement intended to seal the Gulf of Mexico well in the event of disaster and has been embroiled in an ongoing series of legal actions

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New U.S. Rules Protect Giant Bluefin Tuna

NPR News - Environment - Tue, 2014/09/02 - 1:43pm

To reduce the number of giant bluefin tuna killed by fishing fleets, the U.S. is putting out new rules about commercial fishing in the Gulf of Mexico and parts of the western Atlantic.

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The super vacuum ban isn't meddling EU bureaucracy - it's absolutely vital

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/09/02 - 10:34am
Does the EU really want to ban powerful electrical appliances? Despite what the tabloid papers think, it's actually about getting designers to come up with energy-efficient appliances Continue reading...
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Propane made with renewable process for the first time

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/09/02 - 8:00am

Scientists modify E coli genes to produce gas that can power cars and heat homes

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Polar bear DNA from footprints in Arctic snow reveal bloody killing of seal

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/09/02 - 7:52am

First of its kind CSI-style technique to gather genetic material from animals could help track plight of endangered species

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Chinese president Xi Jinping 'to skip Ban Ki-moon climate meeting'

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/09/02 - 7:20am

New Indian prime minister also expected to miss UN climate meeting of world leaders in New York, reports ChinaDialogue

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Fire and water how global warming is making weather more extreme and costing us money

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/09/02 - 6:30am

Droughts, wildfires, heat waves, floods climate research is linking more extreme weather to global warming

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Global labour's challenge to climate change

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/09/02 - 5:16am
How is the global organised labour movement responding to climate change? Continue reading...
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How to set up a bike repair cooperative

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/09/02 - 2:46am

The Broken Spoke Cooperative is the second in our series on community projects; heres how they set up, and information about how you can do the same

Carlene Bailey-Thomas went along to a repair workshop - what did she learn?

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Bicycle repair: taking it apart is the first step to putting it back together

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/09/02 - 2:46am

Carlene Thomas-Bailey couldnt even identify a bike pump when she went along to a Broken Spoke Coop workshop (the second in our community project series). Did she work it out?

How to set up your own bike repair coop

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Birders flock to see exotic bee-eaters

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/09/02 - 2:32am

Brightly-coloured birds, normally found in the Mediterranean, have produced eight chicks on the Isle of Wight

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Two secret funders of Nigel Lawsons climate sceptic organisation revealed

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/09/01 - 11:00pm

Neil Record and Nigel Vinson confirm their donations, and are both linked to thinktank that took funds from oil companies

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Palmer United party to block one-stop-shop environmental approvals

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/09/01 - 9:51pm

Senators will vote against Coalitions plan to hand the states decision-making powers over development projects

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Bringing in the harvest yesterdays way

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/09/01 - 9:29pm

Haselbury Plucknett, South Somerset: The binders natural element would have been a landscape of homely shapes sheaves, stooks, handmade hayricks not black plastic parcels

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Abbot Point port developers to ditch Great Barrier Reef seabed dumping plan

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/09/01 - 8:05pm

Developers are set to submit a new proposal in which dredged sediment is disposed of on land rather than at sea

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A doomed Earth of science fiction may well become a reality

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/09/01 - 9:50am

Our climate altering activities are hurtling us towards the fictional future of a hot, melting world

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Coalgate: India urges supreme court not to close coal mines

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/09/01 - 7:45am

Narendra Modis government pleads to exempt 46 illegal licences arguing total shutdown will cripple the power sector

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A dramatic encounter with an elephant hawk-moth caterpillar

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/09/01 - 5:56am
Blackwater Carr, Norfolk: This animal will soon wander off and wrap itself in the hardened case of its pupa Continue reading...
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