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German heart disease deaths from heatwaves to rise fivefold

News: By the end of the century, five times as many Germans could die of heart disease triggered by high temperatures

Arctic oil “unburnable” in 2C world – study

NEWS: UK research shows which regional fossil fuel reserves are unviable if the world is to avoid catastrophic warming

World Bank urges leaders to use oil crash to slash subsidies

NEWS: As oil price hits 5-year low, chief economist warns emissions could rise without government leadership

No new cycling cash!

The government’s first ever active travel debate brings no new initiatives and no new cash!  Why was this debate called?

Optimism from UK climate policy expert honoured by the Queen

INTERVIEW: Professor Paul Ekins, awarded an OBE this New Year, reflects on the growth of environmental economics

Chinese coal demand fell in 2014

NEWS: New figures from Beijing government shows China's hunger for coal is waning

President Obama threatens Keystone XL veto

NEWS: Polluting oil pipeline faces more setbacks as Obama threatens to block Congress bill

Obama faces first climate test of 2015 with Keystone vote

ANALYSIS: Obama could see Keystone bill on his desk later this month, as Republican controlled Congress pushes for final decision on pipeline

Future of fracking in doubt as oil prices spiral

NEWS: Increased US supply a major reason for the drop in oil prices, but there are warnings that the industry now faces a crisis

Parliament Active Travel Debate

Wednesday 7 January 2015 brings what we think is the first ever Scottish government-sponsored debate on active travel – a great development.  Scotl