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Spring has sprung – part 2

May 18th, 2015 : 07:45 AM

By Pete Inness Back in March Helen Dacre talked in this blog about how we define the start of Spring. She said that, for many people, the first indicator of the onset of Spring is not a particular date but … Continue reading

Climate Scientists, Cabinets and Communities in Conversation in Africa

May 11th, 2015 : 07:45 AM

By Ros Cornforth The Africa Climate Exchange (AfClix) is working in Africa, creating opportunities for dialogue and collaboration between climate scientists, decision-makers and local communities. We encourage the sharing of understanding, and the exchange of knowledge, in order to use … Continue reading

Arctic sea ice: a cool start to spring

May 4th, 2015 : 07:45 AM

By Danny Feltham Typing “Arctic sea ice loss” into your web search engine will quickly reveal two things: a lot of people have written about the loss of ice; and there is a remarkable amount of commentary on what it … Continue reading


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