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We're asking the world's two biggest charitable funds, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Wellcome Trust, to pull their money out of the oil, coal and gas companies driving climate change.

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Join us in urging the world’s two biggest charitable funds to move their money out of fossil fuels
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“As the world increasingly limits carbon emissions, and moves to alternative energy sources, investments in fossil fuels - a growing financial market in recent decades – may take a huge hit'
Global action on climate change could cause insurers’ investments in fossil fuels to take a huge hit, says bank’s prudential regulation authority
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“The shale industry’s seemingly irresistible advance is now looking more and more resistible every day.”

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/feb/02/fracking-set-to-be-banned-from-40-of-englands-shale-areas
Guardian analysis reveals new rules agreed by government would make huge swath of protected areas off limits for shale gas exploration
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How fossil fuel companies took over Europe's solar and wind trade bodies to push gas 

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jan/22/fossil-fuel-firms-accused-renewable-lobby-takeover-push-gas
Fossil fuel companies have taken up majority positions in key renewables trade groups steering them towards a pro-gas stance that influenced Europe’s 2030 clean energy targets, industry insiders claim
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The formerly blind Gober gave birth to twins after mating with a blind male in captivity. Twins are a rarity for orangutans and unheard-of from two blind parents.

This week the mother and four year-old twins, a male and female, were released into Jantho forest in Aceh
After a ground-breaking operation to restore her sight a rescued female orangutan called Gober was released into a North Sumatran forest with her twin offspring
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James Harding-Morris is on a quest to find every one of the UK's 120 snail species. Here's why he thinks snails are great:
James Harding-Morris: Life in the slow lane isn’t dull and snails are every bit as interesting and charismatic as butterflies
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The Guardian's editor-in-chief explains why we're embarking on a special series on climate change
As global warming argument moves on to politics and business, Alan Rusbridger explains the thinking behind our major series on the climate crisis
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Dude, the fact that you don't know that we haven't yet left the last ice age is proof that you don't really know science.
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“We’re talking about the deepest fuel poverty, and we’re going after it hard, because it’s frankly unacceptable in this day and age.”
New energy efficiency regulations could help around a million tenants who are currently paying £1,000 more than average on their energy bills
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“I [do] this with the heaviest of hearts,” said Marcus Johnstone. “I have deep concern that the uncertainty for the communities will continue.”
Crucial planning decision on UK’s first full scale exploratory fracking for shale gas is deferred for eight weeks
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"" Good for them!!, ""it is a dangerous practice and should not be alowed!!!"".
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“The ice that I had pictures of wasn’t there, it was gone. The things I planned to climb were gone. It was really striking to stand on top of the mountain and look around and feel this absence of ice.”
When ice-climber Will Gadd set out to conquer the world’s greatest glaciers he didn’t realise it would become a race against climate change. Now he hopes striking images of his climbs will raise awareness of the effects of global warming
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“There is no technical reason requiring conventional fossil and nuclear generation in Scotland. Scotland has plenty of renewables in the pipeline to cut the carbon from its power supply by 2030, particularly if we see progress on reducing electricity demand."
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“On a global scale it’s a major bleaching event. What it may be is the beginning of a historic event.”
Warm sea temperatures are causing massive coral reef die-off across the Northern Pacific in what could be the start of an historic bleaching event around the world
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