Nikki Flanagan-Graham

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Climate change: Advisers warn of climate change domino effect

<b>Climate change could have a domino effect on key infrastructure in the UK, government advisers have warned.</b><p>In a 2,000-page report, the Climate Change Committee says flooding will destroy bridges - wrecking electricity, gas and IT connections carried on them.<p>The committee also warns that poor …

El Niño likely to boost CO2 in 2016

<b>A big spike in atmospheric carbon dioxide levels means the greenhouse gas is about to pass a symbolic threshold.</b><p>Twenty-sixteen will very likely mark the first time the concentration of CO2, as measured atop Hawaii's famous Mauna Loa volcano, has been above 400 parts per million for the entire …

Dead Sea drying: A new low-point for Earth

<b>The Dead Sea, the salty lake located at the lowest point on Earth, is gradually shrinking under the heat of the Middle Eastern sun. For those who live on its shores it's a slow-motion crisis - but finding extra water to sustain the sea will be a huge challenge.</b><p>If there's one thing everyone knows …

India's dying mother

by Justin Rowlatt<p>The Swami<p>At the foot of the glacier there is a cave in the ice. This is “Gaumukh”, the cow’s mouth, and the chuckling stream of crystal clear icy water that emerges from it is the beginning of the Ganges.<p><i>Ma Ganga</i>, it is known in Hindi: “Mother Ganges”. It’s an apt name - the Ganges …

In pictures: Chernobyl's eerie exclusion zone 30 years on

<b>Thirty years after its fourth reactor exploded on 26 April 1986, an exclusion zone is still in place around the Chernobyl nuclear plant in Ukraine.</b><b>Photographer Jerzy Wierzbicki visited the zone, accompanied by two guides - former employees of the nuclear plant.</b><p>A fire raged at the plant for 10 days …

Going beyond our best

Choosing a secondary school is a key decision for any family. The experience that children have at this stage of their education will play a big part …

Study Skills

Study Skills

Effective revision skills are crucial to examination preparation.<p>Here is the link to the presentation <b>“What is your aspiration in life?”</b><p>A copy of the …

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Americas,UK news,Geothermal energy,Environment,World news,Natural disasters and extreme weather,Volcanoes,Cities<p>Twenty years on, the island invests in sand mining and geothermal energy to reconcile with the Soufrière Hills eruptions that once buried it in mortal dust<p>All that can be seen of …

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'In an uncertain and unsafe world, we all need geography more than ever'

How quickly things change. Twenty years ago, we were marvelling at the dismantling of the Eastern Bloc, and digesting the globalising implications of …

Look At This

You were taught in school that the rain forest is like the lungs of our planet.<p>It’s not that simple.<p>Continue<p>( Or read in:<p>EnglishEspañolPortuguês)<p>The black on this map shows what was covered in forest in 1620.<p>Here’s what remained by 1920. Every forested state had been razed. And look at Illinois.<p>By …

Demographic Destiny: What Will the World Be Like in 2050? - WSJ.com

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​Sweden to Become One of World's First Fossil Fuel-Free Nation​s

Sweden is setting out to prove that the world doesn't need fossil fuels. In a recent announcement, the Swedish government said it will invest 4.5 …

The European Refugee Crisis and Syria Explained

Wind, solar and bioenergy surge to supply a record 25% of the country’s electricity for a whole quarter<p>Renewable energy has for the first time surpassed coal in supplying the UK’s electricity for a whole quarter, according to government statistics released on Thursday.<p>The revelation of the surge in …

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Migrant crisis: UN 'shocked' over clashes in Hungary

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1193000/1193994_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524727980_2bc301628c8200bfd9b520dae20186a9<p><b>UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said he is "shocked" after Hungarian police fired tear gas and water cannon to force migrants back from its</b> …

Waves of up to 4.5m high reported in some parts of Chile as tsunami warning issued for Peru, Chile, New Zealand, California and Hawaii<p>8.07pm AEST<p>I’m closing the live blog while we await further news. You can find all the information about last night’s magnitude 8.3 earthquake in Chile, as well as …

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Chile quake triggers mass evacuation and tsunami alert

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1194000/1194255_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524757968_21e4195f006ab3ba9c12522e864cb5ba<p><b>One million people had to leave their homes in Chile after a powerful quake hit the country's central region.</b><p>At least 10 people died when the …

Earth 'entering new extinction phase' - US study

<b>The Earth has entered a new period of extinction, a study by three US universities has concluded, and humans could be among the first casualties.</b><p>The report, led by the universities of Stanford, Princeton and Berkeley, said vertebrates were disappearing at a rate 114 times faster than normal.<p>The …

Number displaced worldwide hits record high - UN report

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1173000/1173930_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524757966_4f5de87fb84fceea4776d851ffaf4455<p><b>The number of people displaced by war, conflict or persecution reached a record high of nearly 60 million around the world in 2014, a UN report …

How many Earths do we need?

<b>It has been suggested that if everyone on the planet consumed as much as the average US citizen, four Earths would be needed to sustain them. But where does this claim originate, and how is it calculated?</b><p>The world's seven billion people consume varying amounts of the planet's resources. Compare the …

World fails to reach millennium education targets

<b>The promise that all children globally would have primary education by 2015 - pledged by world leaders in the millennium year - has officially not been achieved.</b><p>Unesco says there are 58 million children without access to primary school and 100 million who do not complete a primary education.<p>Only a …

Costa Rica goes 75 days powering itself using only renewable energy

Costa Rica has achieved a clean energy milestone by using 100 per cent renewable energy for a record 75 days in a row.<p>The feat was achieved thanks to …

Renewable Energy

5 Years After Haiti's Earthquake, Where Did The $13.5 Billion Go?

Haiti's magnitude 7.0 earthquake of Jan. 12, 2010, left 220,000 people dead, 300,000 injured and rubble nearly everywhere.<p>The catastrophe also unleashed an unprecedented flood of humanitarian aid — $13.5 billion in donations and pledges, about three-quarters from donor nations and a quarter from …

Epic Floods in Malaysia: Photo Gallery