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Half of climate safety level has gone - Climate News Network

Half of climate safety level has gone - Climate News Network Creative commons image Credit: By Jason Auch [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 02 Aug 2015
Global temperatures have risen by 1°C in the past 150 years, and one scientist says doubling that level could unleash catastrophic sea level rise...

Climate threat as grave a risk as nuclear war - Climate News Network

Climate threat as grave a risk as nuclear war - Climate News Network Creative commons image Credit: By DFID - UK Department for International Development [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 31 Jul 2015
An international scientific report commissioned by the UK government says the risks of climate change are comparable to those posed by nuclear...

Renewable energy redoubles its global reach - Climate News Network

Renewable energy redoubles its global reach - Climate News Network Creative commons image Credit: "Ouagadougou shop" by Wegmann - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 17 Jul 2015
As the world economy and energy use both grew in 2014, renewables continued their rapid rise− but carbon emissions did not. 

Delegates accused of ‘fiddling’ while the planet burns - Climate News Network

Delegates accused of ‘fiddling’ while the planet burns - Climate News Network Creative commons image Credit: Alan Harper under CC-BY-SA licence
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 17 Jun 2015
Tame end to Bonn climate talks leaves critics fearing that hopes are fading of a binding agreement being signed to keep global warming in check -...

Overheating Earth staggers into Last Chance Saloon - Climate News Network

Overheating Earth staggers into Last Chance Saloon - Climate News Network Creative commons image Credit: © Jorge Royan / http://www.royan.com.ar, via Wikimedia Commons
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 05 Jun 2015
Hard bargaining in Bonn this week will probably decide whether the crucial climate talks in Paris in December can save human civilisation from...

Scientists zero in on only solution to climate crisis - Climate News Network

Scientists zero in on only solution to climate crisis - Climate News Network Creative commons image Credit: CSIRO [CC BY 3.0], undefined
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 22 Apr 2015
Alex Kirby from Climate News Network informs us that a panel of international climate scientists says the world has only until 2050 to become...

Earth Day 2015

Earth Day 2015 Copyrighted image Credit: Nathan Gallagher
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 03 Mar 2015
April 22 2015 is Earth Day, an international occasion for everyone wanting to do their bit to protect our planet and create a secure future. 

Climate change: Think risk not fact

Climate change: Think risk not fact Creative commons image Credit: Catherine Pain
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 02 Mar 2015
Dr. Joe Smith, Senior Lecturer in Environment at The Open University discusses how we should focus on risk when looking at climate change. 

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Managing coastal environments

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Intermediate level Duration 3 hours Updated 05 Mar 2014
Coastal environments are by their nature ever-changing. This unit looks at the example of the Blackwater Estuary in Essex, England, describing how...

Climate change

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Intermediate level Duration 18 hours Updated 26 Jul 2011
Climate change is a key issue on today’s social and political agenda. This unit explores the basic science that underpins climate change and global...

Climate change: island life in a volatile world

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Intermediate level Duration 15 hours Updated 01 Jul 2011
What impact will global warming really have? This unit examines the potential problems faced by the people of the Pacific Island of Tuvalu as a...

Water and human health

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Introductory level Duration 9 hours Updated 12 May 2011
Water is a natural resource that is vital for human survival and health, although only a tiny fraction of the Earth's supply is available to humans...