Archive for June 3rd, 2017:

Beaver return ‘benefits environment’

Media captionBeavers can help reduce the impact of flooding Beavers should be re-introduced to England to improve water supplies, prevent floods and tackle soil loss, a researcher says. New results from a trial in Devon show muddy water entering a beaver wetland is three times cleaner when it leaves. The farmers’ union, NFU, warns that

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Paris climate deal: Dismay as Trump signals exit from accord

Media captionFrance’s President Macron calls on the world to “make our planet great again” There has been widespread international condemnation of President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the US from the 2015 Paris climate agreement. German Chancellor Angela Merkel called the move “extremely regrettable” and said nothing would stop those who supported the accord. But

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Scientists dispute the ‘tiny, tiny’ impact of Paris deal

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The President said that ultimately the Paris agreement would make little difference to temperatures Climate scientists have taken issue with some of the research used by President Trump to bolster his case for withdrawal from the Paris agreement. The President argued that even if the accord was fully implemented

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