Sign up for the The Marine Climate Change Impact Partnership (MCCIP) newsletter by visiting their site: http://www.mccip.org.uk/ Global warming more moderate than most worst-case models, empirical data suggest A study based on 1,000 years of temperature records suggests global warming is not progressing as fast as it would under the most severe emissions scenarios outlined […]

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WWF – US   The value of the ocean’s riches rivals the size of the world’s leading economies, but its resources are rapidly eroding, according to a report released by WWF today. The report, Reviving the Ocean Economy: The case for action – 2015, analyses the ocean’s role as an economic powerhouse and outlines the threats […]

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UK & Norway have signed a deal to start building a 730Km link that could provide 14% of the electricity used in homes each year. The National grid and Stannett and Norwegian Transmission system operator. £2bn deal. Landfall will be in Blyth http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/2401655/uk-to-tap-norwegian-hydropower-through-worlds-longest-interconnector

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The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is involved in different nationally significant infrastructure projects (NSIPs) in the English inshore and offshore, and Welsh offshore areas under the Planning Act 2008. The Planning Inspectorate (PINS) examine these applications and provide recommendations to the Secretary of State. MMO acts as a: statutory consultee during the pre-application stage interested […]

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