Archive for November 13th, 2017:

Venus and Jupiter conjunction: Sky-watchers witness dawn display

Image copyright Tim Jilani Image caption This photo of the planetary display was taken near Alexandra Palace in London Jupiter and Venus – the two brightest planets – have appeared together in the morning sky. They have been visible to the naked eye across the UK and countries in the mid-northern latitudes, including parts of

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Gove plans post-Brexit green watchdog

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Some MPs are concerned Brexit poses a risk to UK wildlife and habitats A new environment watchdog to protect UK wildlife, land, water and air once Britain leaves the European Union is being planned by the government. Environment Secretary Michael Gove said the body would hold the powerful to

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First CO2 rise in four years puts pressure on Paris targets

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Consumption of coal has grown once again in China after three years of decline Global emissions of CO2 in 2017 are projected to rise for the first time in four years, dashing hopes that a peak might soon be reached. The main cause of the expected growth has been

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