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Rewetting England’s lowland peat could help meet emissions target, says study

Rewetting about half of England’s lowland peat would be enough to deliver a fifth of the greenhouse gas emissions savings needed from the country’s farming by 2030, research suggests.

Protecting the peatlands of Ireland as fuel costs skyrocket

Protecting the peatlands of Ireland as fuel costs skyrocket

One in seven Irish households still burn peat for heat. New rules are aimed at discouraging a practice that many consider part of the culture.
Climate change: New targets to eliminate Wales' gases
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Climate change: New targets to eliminate Wales' gases

Changes could mean replacing gas boilers in homes and finding new ways to make steel without coal.
England floods: What is making them worse?
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England floods: What is making them worse?

Why has the huge amount of rainfall that hit South Yorkshire had such a large impact on people and property?
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The secret world of life (and death) in Ireland's peat bogs

The secret world of life (and death) in Ireland's peat bogs

A handful of museums and protected natural sites have made it easier for visitors to appreciate the cultural and ecological importance of Ireland’s mucky peatlands.
Into the bog: Scientists are trying to learn more about unique peatland ecosystems
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Into the bog: Scientists are trying to learn more about unique peatland ecosystems

The ecosystems are vulnerable to development and climate change.

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