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25 February headlines
US sea level north of New York City ‘jumped by 128mm’
Ea levels north of New York City rose by 128mm in two years, according to a report in the journal Nature Communications. Costal areas will need to prepare for short-term and extreme sea levels events, say US scientists. BBC.
European carbon market reform set for 2019
Reforms to strengthen the EU’s flagship policy for cutting carbon, the emissions trading scheme, will start at the end of 2018, following a vote by MEPs on Tuesday. Guardian.
Climate change authority loses its chairman
The world’s leading climate change authority has lost its chairman after Rajendra Pachauri resigned amid allegations he has sexually harassed a junior female colleague. Financial Times.
Organic UK food sales defy market downturn to rise 4% in 2014
Sales of organic food and drink products have bounced back, rising by 4% last year at a time of tumbling food prices and spending. Guardian.
Badger cull extended across country if we win election, Tories say
Liz Truss, the environment secretary, says badger culling should take place across the country after trials show it reduces cases of bovine tuberculosis. Telegraph.
The case exists for forging an energy union in Europe – Financial Times
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