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22 June headlines
Earth ‘entering new extinction phase’ – US study
The Earth has entered a new period of extinction, a study by three US universities has concluded, and humans could be among the first causalities. BBC.
Pope Francis suggests those in weapons industry can’t call themselves Christian
People who manufacture weapons or invest in weapons industries are hypocrites if they call themselves Christian, Pope Francis said on Sunday. Guardian.
Fracking poses ‘significant’ risk to human health and should be temporarily banned across EU, says new report
A major new scientific study has concluded that the controversial gas extraction technique known as fracking poses a “significant” threat to human health and British wildlife. Independent.
Japan asked to proves its whaling is for scientific research
The International Whaling Commission has demanded that Japan provide more information to prove that its revises Antarctic whaling programme was for scientific research. Guardian.
Quieter wind turbines one step closer after Cambridge University scientists develop wing-like technology
Wind turbines could be made considerable quieter in the future after Cambridge University scientist developed a new material based on the unique downy wings that allow owls to fly silently. Independent.
Renewables still need support – Financial Times
How climate doubters lost a papal fight – Independent
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