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Too hot to handle: can our bodies withstand global heating?

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The impact of extreme heat on the human body is not unlike what happens when a car overheats. Failure starts in one or two systems, and eventually it takes over the whole engine until the car stops. That’s according t...

US heating bills will jump as much as 54% this winter, says government

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Get ready to pay sharply higher bills for heating this winter, along with seemingly everything else. With prices surging worldwide for heating oil, natural gas and other fuels, the US government said Wednesday it expe...

Why can’t we tackle Covid and climate heating? Nationalism and stupidity

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Even if you think humans are nothing more than a selfish, tribal species who care little for anyone beyond our clans and ourselves, the failure to vaccinate the world remains astonishing. It is not only a moral affron...

US and EU pledge 30% cut in methane emissions to limit global heating

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The US and the EU made a joint pledge on Friday to cut global methane emissions by almost a third in the next decade, in what climate experts hailed as one of the most significant steps yet towards fulfilling the Pari...

As heating bills go up, put your energy into keeping costs down

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Millions of people are set to see their heating bills go up from next month – and some are predicting more rises to come next year. The soaring wholesale price of gas in the first part of this year recently led the en...

Surrey heating co-op’s woodland scheme entices rare butterfly to return

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A low-carbon co-operative that heats the homes of retired sailors has helped one of Britain’s rarest butterflies return to a nearby wood. Springbok Sustainable Wood Heat Co-operative is a unique scheme using woodchip ...

To halt global heating, we must change our society

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Robin McKie writes of a “society-wide vision” covering policies in transport, power generation, home heating and farming to cut climate emissions (“It’s now… or never”, Focus). Of course we need all of those policies....

Only immediate action will halt global heating

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The report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (Major climate changes inevitable and irreversible – IPCC’s starkest warning yet, 9 August) paints a grim picture, with global temperature rises of 1.5C degr...

World’s climate scientists to issue stark warning over global heating threat

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The fires, floods and extreme weather seen around the world in recent months are just a foretaste of what can be expected if global heating takes hold, scientists say, as the world’s leading authority on climate chang...

Critical measures of global heating reaching tipping point, study finds

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A new study tracking the planet’s vital signs has found that many of the key indicators of the global climate crisis are getting worse and either approaching, or exceeding, key tipping points as the earth heats up. Ov...

What is the EU’s plan to tackle global heating – and will it work?

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In 2019 the European parliament declared a “climate and environmental emergency”. In 2020 EU leaders pledged to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 55% by the end of this decade. Now comes the hard part: turning promises ...

Low-carbon heating system to warm up London’s Square Mile

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One of the UK’s largest low-carbon heating systems will soon begin warming homes and offices in London’s Square Mile by capturing heat from more than 650ft below the streets of the City. The £4m scheme, to be housed i...

Human-induced global heating ‘causes over a third of heat deaths’

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More than a third of all heat-related deaths around the world between 1991 and 2018 can be attributed to human-induced global heating, research has found. Climate breakdown has a range of effects ranging from wildfire...

Turkey struck by ‘sea snot’ because of global heating

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When seen from above, it looks like a brush of beige swirled across the dark blue waters of the Sea of Marmara. Up close, it resembles a creamy, gelatinous blanket of quicksand. Now scientists are warning that the sub...

Tea-growing areas to be badly hit if global heating intensifies

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Your morning cup of tea may never taste the same again if global heating increases and the climate crisis intensifies, according to research. Some of the world’s biggest tea-growing areas will be among the worst hit b...

Rich nations’ climate targets will mean global heating of 2.4C – study

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New climate targets announced by the US and other rich nations in recent weeks have put the world on track for global heating of about 2.4C by – the end of the century, research has found. That is a 0.2C improvement o...

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