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Emily Digby

The ‘doomsday’ glacier: the key to understanding our future?

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A recent paleoclimatology (the study of the climate history of Earth) investigation has revealed that we are experiencing global warming at levels we have not seen for 6,000 years, showing the increasing severity of climate change.  To put this into context, global warming over the past 150 years has undone the earth’s cooling process that …

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Snapshot: Oil prices during the pandemic

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The pandemic reduced demand for oil by nearly a third, leading to overproduction, a lack of storage facilities and, for the first time in history, oil prices fell below zero. This coincided with production cuts, as oil producer Opec and its allies such as Russia, had pledged to cut 10% of its global supplies from …

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Ancient fish fossils: hidden gems to uncover historic global climate change?

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Having always loved history and with that, archaeology, this article excites me! Before you think that this is just another article about the environment and global warming, think to yourself: when have I read an article about the relationship between ancient fossilised fish remains, rare metals, climate change and renewables before? Probably never!  The pot …

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China’s manufacturing exports: carbon emissions and consumption

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Our current world is filled with uncertainty. The global arena has recently been shaken, all walks of life have been impacted, businesses have been driven to the ground and patterns of behaviour have changed. Or have they? By evaluating China’s carbon emissions since February, it seems that consumer habits remain potent. One constant has remained …

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