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Vegetarian and 'Healthy' Diets Could Be More Harmful to the Environment, Researchers Say
Offbeat  (tags: eco-friendly, CO2emissions, sustainable, interesting, environment )

Marty
- 210 days ago - sciencedaily.com
eating the recommended "healthier" foods -- a mix of fruits, vegetables, dairy and seafood -- increased the environmental impact in all three categories: Energy use went up by 38 percent, water use by 10 percent and GHG emissions by 6 percent
COP21: Poor Countries Fear Being 'Left Behind' in Rush for Deal
Offbeat  (tags: climate-change, CO2emissions, environment, oceans, globalwarming, wildlife, weather, water, trees, nature, politics, COP21 )

Ray
- 241 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A critical UN conference aimed at agreeing a new global approach to climate change is set to open in Paris.
Six Graphics That Explain Climate Change
Offbeat  (tags: globalwarming, climate-change, environment, politics, CO2emissions, pollution, nature, oceans, wildlife )

Ray
- 241 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Find out how and why the EarthâEUR(TM)s climate is changing as Paris prepares to host a summit to discuss global warming.
COP21: Beginner's Guide to the UN Paris Climate Summit
Offbeat  (tags: COP21, climate-change, environment, CO2emissions, globalwarming, UN Paris climate summit )

Ray
- 242 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The Paris conference is seen as the best opportunity in six years to agree a new global climate treaty
Can Eating Less Meat Help Reduce Climate Change?
Offbeat  (tags: Meat, climate-change, CO2emissions, endangered, environment, politics, COP21 )

Ray
- 246 days ago - bbc.co.uk
As the Paris Conference of the Parties (COP21) draws near, the international spotlight is more focused on climate change than at any time since the Copenhagen talks of 2009.
Warming Set to Breach 1C Threshold
Offbeat  (tags: Globe Warming, threshold, breached, environment, CO2emissions, weather, Met Office., UK )

Ray
- 260 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Global temperatures are set to rise more than one degree above pre-industrial levels according to the UK's Met Office.
Global Warming Increases 'Food Shocks' Threat
Offbeat  (tags: Food, threat, Global warming, CO2emissions, climatechange, nature, water, politics, pollution, wildlife, weather, science, forests )

Ray
- 349 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Climate change is increasing the risk of severe 'food shocks' where crops fail and prices of staples rise rapidly around the world.
Climate Change: Australia Sets New Emissions Target
Offbeat  (tags: greenhouse gas, globalwarming, climate-change, CO2emissions, ecosystems, environment, pollution )

Ray
- 351 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Australia plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions by between 26% and 28% below 2005 levels by 2030, PM Tony Abbott has said.
Warming 'Worst Case' Must Be Considered Say Experts
Offbeat  (tags: climate-change, destruction, animals, globalwarming, endangered, CO2emissions, nature, healthconditions, conservation, pollution, wildlife, environment, trees, weather, water, oceans )

Ray
- 379 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Climate change may lead to crop failures and food shortages later this century,Climate change risks should be assessed in the same way as threats to national security or public health according to a new report.
China Ready to Set Out Climate Pledges, Says Li
Offbeat  (tags: CO2emissions, climate-change, globalwarming, pollution, environment, China )

Ray
- 394 days ago - bbc.co.uk
China is set to reveal how much it intends to cut its carbon emissions by beyond 2020, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has said.
Solar Impulse Shelters Under Tent in Nagoya as Rain Beats Down
Offbeat  (tags: weather, environment, CO2emissions, research, solar, Solar Impulse, Nagoya, bad weather )

Naoko
- 420 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
The fragile, sunshine-powered Solar Impulse 2 remained at Nagoya Airport on Wednesday, protected from rain and wind by a giant inflatable hangar erected around its giant, 72-meter wings.
UKIP Wales Leader Nathan Gill: Climate Change Not Man Made
Offbeat  (tags: climate-change, CO2emissions, environment, politics, election, UKIP )

Ray
- 472 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The leSpeaking on BBC Wales' Sunday Supplement, Nathan Gill also said it was "complete stupidity to think by sticking a bunch of wind turbines all over Wales that we are somehow going to stop the weather from changing".
Saturday, March 28 at 8:30 to 9:30 PM Local Time Pledge to Turn Off Your Lights for 1 Hour
Offbeat  (tags: climate, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, energy, forests, globalwarming, GoodNews, green, habitat, healthconditions, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, radia-active, water, weathe )

Wendy
- 489 days ago - earthhour.org
Earth Hour Join hundreds of millions of people around the world and turn off your lights for one hour to show your commitment to climate change action now. It's time we speak up and demand a better future for our planet switch off your lights for 1hr
Solar-Powered Plane Lands in India on Second Leg of World Trip
Offbeat  (tags: technology, scientists, energy, CO2emissions, solar plane, world trip )

Naoko
- 504 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
A Swiss-made solar powered aircraft landed in western India on Tuesday night, completing the second leg âEUR" and its first sea crossing âEUR" of its historic round-the-world trip.
 

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