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27 January headlines
Ministers impose curbs on fracking
Ministers have imposed a series of Labour demands on the UK’s fracking industry, in a lost-minute move to avert a House of Commons defeat and pace the way for development of shale oil and gas across Britain. Financial Times.
Study: global warming ‘doubles risk’ of extreme weather
Extreme weather arising from a climate phenomenon in the Pacific Ocean will get much worse as the world warms, according to climate modelling. BBC.
Prince Charles: global pact on climate change could be Magna Carta for Earth
A new global pact on climate change, due to be signed this year in Paris, should be a “Magna Carta for the Earth”, Prince Charles has urged. Guardian.
Decline of England’s natural environment ‘hits economy’
England’s natural environment is in decline and its deterioration is harming the economy, an independent advisory group has told the government. BBC.
Uganda seizes £1m of ivory and 2 tonnes of pangolin skins
Wildlife rangers in Uganda have intercepted more than 130 pieces of elephant ivory with a street value of more than £1 million, packed in three crates destined for Amsterdam. The Times.
Tackling climate change – For real, this time – Huffington Post
Why London is rubbish at solar – Guardian
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