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David Adam

David Adam

    Africa's parks bleed large mammals
    Africa's parks bleed large mammals
    Only Southern Africa's reserves are bucking the trend
    Climate panel to be probed
    Climate panel to be probed
    The United Nations is to commission an independent group of top scientists to review its climate change panel, which has been under fire since it...
    Messing with the weather
    Messing with the weather
    The unseasonal snow that fell on Beijing for 11 hours last Sunday was the earliest and heaviest for years. It was also, China claims, man-made....
    Dragging the chain
    Dragging the chain
    The ignorance of the United States about the risks and reality of global warming could sink hopes of a new global deal to control greenhouse gas...
    Warning on warming
    Warning on warming
    Unchecked global warming could bring a temperature rise of 4ºC within many people's lifetimes, according to a new report for the British...
    Warning on warming
    Warning on warming
    Unchecked global warming could bring a temperature rise of 4°C within many people's lifetimes, according to a new report for the British government that significantly raises the stakes on climate change. ...
    Tide turns on overfishing
    Tide turns on overfishing
    Global efforts to combat overfishing are starting to turn the tide to allow some fish stocks to recover, new analysis shows.
    New weapon in climate war is brilliant white roofs
    New weapon in climate war is brilliant white roofs
    Should we paint the world white to tackle the impact of global warming? Hashem Akbari, a scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab in California...
    Fuzzy storm predictions
    Fuzzy storm predictions
    Meteorologists are predicting a more active hurricane season than usual this year, but there is no way to know whether global warming has caused an...
    Dead zones spread across world's oceans
    Dead zones spread across world's oceans
    Man-made pollution is spreading a growing number of suffocating dead zones across the world's seas with disastrous consequences for marine life,...
    Could 'scrubber' help slow global warming?
    Could 'scrubber' help slow global warming?
    It has long been the holy grail for those who believe that technology can save us from catastrophic climate change: a device that can "suck" carbon...
    UN: Food price rises threaten global security
    UN: Food price rises threaten global security
    Rising food prices could spark worldwide unrest and threaten political stability, the United Nations's top humanitarian official warned on Tuesday...