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Broadcast crew launch surface drifters at Old Harry geological site in Gulf of St Lawrence

‘Moderate’ geoengineering could help temperature in all areas

Moderate levels of solar radiation management would bring down temperatures across the globe but leave some areas with rainfall further from pre-industrial values

Global warming slowdown answer lies in depths of Atlantic, study finds

Excess heat being stored hundreds of metres down in Atlantic and Southern oceans – not Pacific as previously thought (from the Guardian)

Scientists create global roadmap for roads

Planning tool reveals areas where environmental damage from road construction outweighs potential benefits to food growth

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Future crop production threatened by extreme heat Aug 21, 2014

Uncertainties in the occurrence of heat stress under field conditions, plant responses to heat, and appropriate adaptation measures still need further investigation, say Stefan Siebert and Frank Ewert.

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Biomass burning impacts: the debate continues

The use of forestry products in biomass combustion plants can be bad, but some say it may not have to be, depending on the source.

Wind and PV fight for limited pot of money

The UK government has imposed a tight cash limit to the level of support for renewables under the new Contracts for a Difference system. Wind and PV solar look likely to be hit hard

DECC Reviews Renewables

The UK Department of Energy and Climate Change has reviewed the potential for renewables once again and remains quite positive, although the impending Scottish independence referendum could lead to some upsets!

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Impact of heat stress on crop yield—on the importance of considering canopy temperature

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4th International Conference on Energy and Environment 2013 (ICEE 2013) 5–6 March 2013, Putrajaya, Malaysia

IOP Conf. Ser.: Earth Environ. Sci., Volume 16 (2013)