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Move over sci-fi: 'Climate fiction' finds way into classrooms

Apr 10 2015

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Students at a Massachusetts college have just read "The Windup Girl", the tale of a dystopian future Bangkok where climate change has pushed up temperatures and sea levels, and viruses acquired from genetically modified food are killing people.

Move over sci-fi: 'Climate fiction' finds way into classrooms

Apr 10 2015

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Students at a Massachusetts college have just read "The Windup Girl", the tale of a dystopian future Bangkok where climate change has pushed up temperatures and sea levels, and viruses acquired from genetically modified food are killing people.

Is 'Game of Thrones' aiding the global debate on climate change?

Apr 08 2015

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the continent of Westeros in the hit television series "Game of Thrones", humankind is coming under threat from a zombie-like race from the north - but also from an ominous impending winter.

Pressing play to learn how climate change can impact indigenous cultures

Apr 08 2015

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - On the computer screen, there's a white world of snow and ice in which a young female Inuit hunter in clothes made of animal skins is battling an unrelenting blizzard.

Is 'Game of Thrones' aiding the global debate on climate change?

Apr 08 2015

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the continent of Westeros in the hit television series "Game of Thrones", humankind is coming under threat from a zombie-like race from the north - but also from an ominous impending winter.

Is "Game of Thrones" aiding the global debate on climate change?

Apr 08 2015

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the continent of Westeros in the hit television series "Game of Thrones", humankind is coming under threat from a zombie-like race from the north - but also from an ominous impending winter.

Is "Game of Thrones" aiding the global debate on climate change?

Apr 08 2015

LONDON, April 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the continent of Westeros in the hit television series "Game of Thrones", humankind is coming under threat from a zombie-like race from the north - but also from an ominous impending winter.

Stronger thunderstorms driving rise in tropical rainfall: study

Mar 26 2015

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An increase in strong thunderstorms could be responsible for greater rainfall in the tropics as a result of climate change, new research says.

U.S. Catholics lead in concern about climate change: study

Mar 18 2015

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Pope Francis might be preaching to the choir on climate change when he releases his environmental- and sustainability-focused encyclical later this year.

Satellite data suggests forest loss is accelerating

Mar 02 2015

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Satellite images suggest tropical forests from the Amazon to the Philippines are disappearing at a far more rapid pace than previously thought, a University of Maryland team of forest researchers say.

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Theresa May's Brexit gambit fails as her premiership fades

British Prime Minister Theresa May's final Brexit gambit was in tatters on Wednesday just hours after her offer of a vote on a second referendum and closer trading arrangements failed to win over either opposition lawmakers or many in her own party.