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Finland voices concern over US and Russian climate change doubters

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Arctic scientists have previously warned that the increasingly rapid melting of the ice cap could have catastrophic consequences around the world. Photograph: Wolfgang Kaehler/LightRocket via Getty

New chair of Arctic council calls for Paris treaty on global warming to be respected amid fears of commitment downgrade

May 11, 2017 — Finland, the new chair of the Arctic council, has appealed to climate change scientists to fight the threat of the US and Russia tearing up commitments to combat global warming. Continue reading Finland voices concern over US and Russian climate change doubters

Extreme weather is hurting Australian farmers – it’s time to demand action

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All Australians will suffer if we lose agricultural production in food bowl areas because of climate change. Photograph: Dave and Les Jacobs/Getty Images/Blend Images

Heat, drought and floods are affecting Australia’s food security but shoppers can support farmers by learning about the origins of their groceries

May 11, 2017 — It’s easy to switch off during the weekly grocery shop. Everything we need is conveniently at our fingertips, so why bother thinking about where it comes from? If we pick up a banana Continue reading Extreme weather is hurting Australian farmers – it’s time to demand action