"There is no alternative for us other than to fight back. This is the biggest challenge for my generation"
Greek university student
""The main thing is we got him back on board, he is safe. But I think it just showed everyone how hard it is to actually see the guy in the water, even on a sunny day, 18 knots and sunshine, you know you wouldn't want to be doing it in 20 knots in the dark. I don't think you would find him you know.""
Skipper, Team Hun Sung Hai/Scallywag
"These are really important social issues that affect all of us all over in our communities. And we can't just leave this up to governments to solve these problems"
"‘Aussie flu’ is actually a bit of a misnomer. It is a strain that we have seen in previous seasons in the UK, in fact we saw it circulating last season. Hospital admissions have increased due to a combination of influenza A and B and no strain is currently dominating."
Professor Paul Cosford
Medical Director, Public Health England
""Oh it's a huge part! It's really exciting singing this and it's super challenging, to act and to sing. So for me it's really special to do it, really.""
"The poles amplify all the phenomena we see everywhere else on the globe"
"The 'dream of Brexit' isn’t just winning in the United Kingdom, it’s winning in Catalonia, Hungary, Poland and all over the European Union as we speak. There is a major historic change"
UKIP MEP and ex-party leader
"I'm actually happy and proud of these women. I mean, it is their time. It is their time."
Mary J. Blige
Recording artist / Actress
Last year’s natural disasters around the world caused many more deaths than did those in 2014 – but the total was less than half the average number
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Some of them are the most powerful people on Earth, others are bursting with knowledge — envoys and delegates from 195 countries. What can they do at
The deadline is extended as the COP21 talks falter at the final fence
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The French and American presidents have urged for action to tackle global warming following a warning by the World Meteorological Organization that greenhouse gases reached record levels in 2014.
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Levels of greenhouse gas in the atmosphere reached record highs last year, making Earth a more dangerous planet for future generations, says the
Greenhouse gas levels in the atmosphere reached a record high in 2014, the World Meteorological Organization announced on Monday. “Every year we say
A decade after his Oscar-winning documentary ‘March of the Penguins’, French director Luc Jacquet is back with ‘Ice and the Sky’. It tells the story
In the past century, Alpine glaciers are estimated to have lost about half of their total area. Today, Italy’s 900 glaciers cover a total area of
The surging global demand for water will see some 30 countries facing extreme water stress by 2040, according to the latest World Resources Institute
One of the largest ice shelves in Antarctica is under threat, thinning dramatically on both sides, its surface and beneath. The ice shelf is called
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Former wetlands in north-west China (Gansu province) have been sucked dry as the climate has changed. It is a stark warning that we can expect other
Proposed measures to protect the climate do not appear to have resulted in much. This year has seen the highest emissions of global greenhouse gases
2012 was one of the 10 warmest years since 1880, according to US scientists. NASA researchers said it was the ninth warmest year while experts from
Western Antarctica is warming almost twice as fast as previously believed. Figures show temperatures
in the area have risen by an average 2.4
Arctic ice is melting at an, “alarming rate”. That’s at the core of a report by the World Meteorological Organisation. Its findings were presented to