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UK warns of huge cost of not tackling climate change

Tackling climate change now will cost far less than dealing with its impacts, warns an imminent report from the UK …

04/10/06

Central African states to enact science plan

Science ministers from Central African nations have pledged to implement an Africa-wide plan to boost scientific …

03/10/06

Cutting emissions without an economic slow-down

An accountancy firm has worked out how to sustain economic growth in emerging economies while cutting carbon …

03/10/06

Wetlands mask China's rising role in climate change

A drop in natural emissions of a key greenhouse gas could be masking an increase in emissions linked to China's …

28/09/06

Africa-wide facility to fund science takes shape

Options for designing a facility for funding African research will be presented to the continent's science …

26/09/06

US$3 billion pledged to fight climate change

One of Britain's wealthiest entrepreneurs, Richard Branson, is committing billions towards research into renewable …

22/09/06

El Niño study could improve African weather forecasts

Research into the link between El Niño events in the Pacific Ocean and changing temperature in the Atlantic could …

21/09/06

Treating parasitic worm could increase malaria risk

Research in Madagascar has found evidence that giving people drugs against a parasitic worm may worsen malaria …

31/08/06

Bird flu protein's 'pocket' could inspire better drugs

A newly discovered detail of the H5N1 bird flu virus's structure that could be exploited to make new, targeted …

16/08/06

Bird flu protein's 'pocket' could inspire better drugs

A newly discovered detail of the H5N1 bird flu virus's structure that could be exploited to make new, targeted …

16/08/06

Rising temperatures spell fire, drought and forest loss

Researchers have warned that climate change will lead to greater risks of drought, wildfires and forest loss in …

15/08/06

H5N1 and human flu 'hybrid' does not spread

Researchers have created various combinations of the H5N1 bird flu virus and a human flu virus, but say none could …

02/08/06

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