RedskyNews Category: Europe

Seaweed suspected in French death

French investigators are examining whether a lorry driver has become the first victim of a toxic seaweed that is clogging parts of the Brittany coast. The driver died in July after carrying three truckloads of sea lettuce away from the

Melting ice will trigger wave of natural disasters

Scientists at a London conference next week will warn of earthquakes, avalanches and volcanic eruptions as the atmosphere heats up and geology is altered. Even Britain could face being struck by tsunamis . Scientists are to outline dramatic evidence that

UK woods ‘tackle climate change’

The UK’s woodlands will be “hugely important” in efforts to tackle climate change and cope with its impacts, the Forestry Commission said as it launched the most comprehensive survey of our forests ever undertaken. Tim Rollinson, director-general of the Forestry

PM joins thousands in British carbon-cutting pledge

Prime Minister Gordon Brown has put his name to a campaign for a 10-percent cut in Britain’s carbon emissions, his office said Friday, as the list of signatories to the pledge reached almost 11,000. Brown has signed up to the

Euphrates to dry up by Christmas 2023

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In 2007, Redsky published an article based on an Environment Protection Agency (E.P.A.) report which had predicted the Euphrates could dry up by 2025. Redsky stated that 2023 was more likely and in keeping with Global Meltdown Domino Effect Timescales.

Arctic thaw threatens much of world: WWF report

Global Warming in the Arctic could affect a quarter of the world’s population through flooding and amplify the wider impact of climate change, a report by environmental group WWF said Wednesday. Air temperatures in the region have risen by almost

Climate change killing corals, costing billions

Climate change is killing valuable coral reef systems, a United Nations-backed report published on Wednesday warned. The report — entitled “The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity” — unveiled in Berlin, concluded: “We face the imminent loss of coral reefs due

Climate Camp hits the govt

Climate Camp activists have shut down the Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) this morning, in a continuation of direct action tactics from yesterday. Climate Camp activists have shut down the Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) this

Climate Change Warning: It’s Here, It’s Now!

World environment leaders have issued a series of climate warnings from opposite ends of the globe, after hearing from those on the front line of global warming. With less than 100 days until the UN’s crucial Copenhagen Conference, the UN

Risky schemes may be only hope for cooling planet

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