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Friday, August 11th, 2017      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - Russian shipping in the Arctic is benefiting from winds that are driving the oldest and thickest sea ice towards North America, further opening a remote region that is thawing amid global warming, scientists say.
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2017-08-11 07:42:00
Tuesday, June 27th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Turbines for £200m Hywind project will be towed from Norway across North Sea and moored to seabed off north-east ScotlandThe world’s first floating windfarm has taken to the seas in a sign that a technology once confined to research and development drawing boards is finally ready to unlock expanses of ocean for generating renewable power
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2017-06-27 08:55:25
Friday, June 9th, 2017      Leave a Comment
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States supported a global call to action at the United Nations on Friday to conserve and sustainably use oceans, seas and marine resources, even as it noted President Donald Trump's plan to withdraw from a pact to fight climate change.
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2017-06-09 17:09:31
Tuesday, May 30th, 2017      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - The United States is resisting plans to highlight how climate change is disrupting life in the oceans at a U.N. conference of almost 200 nations next week, Sweden's deputy prime minister, who will co-chair the talks, said on Tuesday.
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2017-05-30 14:35:13
Thursday, May 4th, 2017      Leave a Comment
As CO2 levels rise, controversial techniques including carbon capture and storage, enhanced weathering and reforestation may be solutionsIn the 2015 Paris climate agreement, 195 nations committed to limit global warming to two degrees above pre-industrial levels. But some, like Eelco Rohling, professor of ocean and climate change at the Australian National University’s research school of earth sciences, now argue that this target cannot be achieved unless ways to remove huge amounts of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere are found, and emissions are slashed
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2017-05-04 18:40:19