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U.K. temperatures may hit record June highs as heat wave continues

Jun 27, 2018

U.K. temperatures may hit record June highs as heat wave continues

Britons enjoyed sweltering heat for the third day running on Tuesday, with temperatures reaching 30 degrees Celsius (86 Fahrenheit) in Wales and possibly set to hit record June highs this week, the Meteorological Office said. Portmadog in North Wales was the hottest place at 30.6 ...

Ice caps live-blogging human history

/ Jun 14, 2018

Ice caps live-blogging human history

by Faye Flam

At the dawn of the 20th century, when the first humans set foot on Antarctica's seemingly pristine ice cap, pollution had beaten them there. Lead and other heavy metals quickly amassed in the ice in 1888 and beyond, leaving a record of the industrial revolution. ...

Negotiators hope to breathe life into Paris accord

/ Apr 30, 2018

Negotiators hope to breathe life into Paris accord

Front-line negotiators from more than 190 nations who are gathering this week for climate talks in Bonn face a daunting task: bringing the 2015 Paris Agreement to life. The world's only climate treaty pledges to cap global warming at "well under" 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 ...