Kieran Cooke

Arctic Dogs Are Disappearing Due to Rising Temperatures and Dwindling Ice

Greenland’s Arctic dogs, a key part of the massive island’s life and culture, are disappearing.

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How the Cold War Spurred Arctic Research

On the agenda at the secret meeting of scientists and the top brass of the U.S. military was the increased melting of Arctic ice and changes in the climate.

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Fossil Fuel Investment Takes a Nosedive

A revolution is taking place in the global energy sector, with investments in oil and gas declining by 25 percent in 2015 while energy produced from renewables rose by more than 30 percent.

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Too Warm, Too Few Fish: Health Warning for World’s Oceans

The world’s oceans — covering nearly two-thirds of the Earth’s surface, and on which much of human life depends — are under severe pressure, a report says.

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You May Be Surprised How Much Our Climate Inaction Is Costing You

In the US last year more than $100bn in financial losses was caused by extreme weather events - mainly Hurricane Sandy on the eastern seaboard and the severe drought which hit over 70% of the country. Such losses, says Ceres, a US-based non-profit organization which promotes environmentally sustainable business practices, are set to rise considerably in the years ahead as a result of climate change, imposing an ever bigger burden on the US taxpayer.

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