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Shell: poisoning Earth Sciences

Oxford University's Earth Sciences Department is launching a new partnership with oil giant Shell.

MRDF's response to no aid legislation in Queen's Speech

Responding to today's Queen's Speech, Maurice Adams, MRDF's Chief Executive, said:

Research partnership PhDs

Below are further details of some of the projects being proposed as part of this partnership between Oxford Earth Sciences and Shell

Pedunculate oak, a national species for Britain?

BBC Wildlife magazine is running a poll to find out the country’s favourite national species and we’re championing the pedunculate oak.

G8 set to discuss climate change

Queen’s Speech confirms climate change will be discussed at forthcoming summit, despite reports UK had blocked issue from agenda

Taking local action against food speculation

Rising temperatures threaten Africa cassava crops

Plant which is a staple food crop for millions of people across Africa is at risk from disease as regional temperatures rise, scientists say

Berlin climate talks end with pledge to ‘inspire and enable’ action

Petersberg Climate Dialogue concludes with acknowledgement that world is on course to break 2 degrees Celsius barrier

Framework of global climate deal starts to emerge

Last week's round of UN climate change talks in Bonn offered an insight into what a binding emissions treaty could look like

US defends plan for countries to set their own climate goals

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