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17 November 2015 Climate change and cities: a prime source of problems, yet key to a solution

Cities are home to half the world’s population and produce around 75% of the world’s GDP and greenhouse gas emissions.

17 November 2015 How much do you know about climate change? Take our quiz

As the world gears up towards a crucial summit on tackling global warming, test your own green credentials with our quiz 1How certain is the UN’s Intergovermental Panel on Climate Change that humans are responsible for global warming? 2Which is the world’s biggest producer and consumer of energy? 3How many degrees has the world warmed…

17 November 2015 Book review: Climate Change, What Everyone Needs to Know

‘Climate Change, What Everyone Needs to Know’ is the climate primer you’ve been waiting for

9 November 2015 Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall rejects Morrisons’ ‘pathetic’ wonky veg trial

Supermarket’s test of customer support for cosmetically imperfect vegetables fails to convince chef, whose new BBC series highlights food waste in Britain

9 November 2015 No pets, no kids, no flights: how readers are reducing their carbon footprint

Poll by Guardian and partner papers finds Europeans pessimistic but proactive before crunch Paris climate talks

5 November 2015 Reducing carbon emissions now will safeguard Australian way of life – report

CSIRO study upends assumptions about domestic cost of tougher action on climate change, finding reducing emissions a ‘win-win’ for environment and economy

5 November 2015 National Grid in urgent call for companies to reduce electricity usage

Company uses last resort emergency powers for first time, only lifting request after 40MW of extra power made available

5 November 2015 Kangaroo flatulence research points to new climate change strategy for farmers

Kangaroos produce relatively little methane, but study suggests transplanting gut micro-organisms into sheep or cattle would not help reduce emissions Kangaroo emissions are less damaging than that of animals such as sheep and cattle. Photograph: Darrin Zammit Lupi/Reuters Australian Associated Press New analysis of kangaroo farts suggests their low methane levels could have implications for…

4 November 2015 Paris to stop traffic when air pollution spikes

Mayor wins long-running battle to introduce emergency traffic bans when pollution from vehicles reaches dangerous levels

4 November 2015 US ‘playing catch-up to China’ in clean energy efforts, UN climate chief says

Christiana Figueres takes swipe at Barack Obama, saying China ‘has taken an undisputed leadership’ in transforming economy to avoid further climate change

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