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7 April headlines
Law changed so nuclear waste dumps can be forced on local communities
Nuclear waste dumps can be imposed on local communities without their support under a new law rushed through in the final hours of parliament. Guardian.
World’s forests more vulnerable than thought, says Prince Charles
Improved tree-monitoring technologies have revealed some of the world’s mightiest forests are in a more precarious state that thought, according to a report from Prince Charles’ International Sustainability unit. Financial Times.
Natalie Bennett: ‘We have to stop trashing our planet’
Green Party leader Natalie Bennett has used the televised leaders’ debate to highlight the issue of climate change and the extinction rate of vertebrate wildlife. BBC.
Great Barrier Reef: new report slams government’s ‘weak’ recovery plan
The federal government’s plan to reverse the decline of the Great Barrier Reef is “weak” and requires greater action in six key areas, including climate change, according to a new report. Guardian.
Many of the vast glaciers in western Canada could almost disappear by they end of the century
Many of the vast glaciers if western Canada could have almost disappeared by the end of the century, according to one of the most detailed studies of how fast mountain glaciers are melting. Independent.
How oil and gas majors are rethinking on climate change – Financial Times
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