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Flooding could cost UK insurance industry £400 million

Consultants PwC say flooding costs to insurance industry will continue to rise, as government's new scheme accused of neglecting climate impacts

Peace Sunday 19 January 2014

The theme for Peace Sunday 2014 is: Living as one family is the foundation and pathway to peace. We urge you to celebrate it.

White House links ‘Polar Vortex’ to climate change

Thursday's top five: Obama advisor says more extreme weather on way, China coal faces 'black outlook', US electric car sales soar

India to open new Environmental Protection Agency

Autonomous body will have power to block new coal or hydro power plants deemed polluting or unsustainable

European Parliament committees support three binding climate and energy targets

California’s C02 market enjoys strong first year in 2013

High carbon prices and strong business engagement praised in report from influential Environmental Defense Fund

Jon Stewart mocks climate sceptics in 10-minute rant

Daily Show comedian gets angry with those who think US cold spell disproves global warming - including Donald Trump

Hard Work

Telling friends and family over Christmas that I was planning to spend the first couple of weeks of 2014 on a farm in Cornwall raised a few eyebrow

Jumping snails could lose ability to jump as CO2 rises

Jumping conch snails could become more vulnerable to predators as rising CO2 damages their nervous systems

Europe’s floods trump Haiyan as the costliest natural disaster of 2013

Natural catastrophes in 2013 incurred an overall bill of US$ 125bn says leading insurer


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