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Europe's renewable energy strategy will destroy forests and harm climate, scientists warn


‘It makes no sense at all to save trees through recycling and then turn around to burn them for energy. There is nothing green, renewable, or environmentally friendly about that’

Source: http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/europe-eu-renewable-energy-deforestation-forests-climate-change-a8534151.html

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Campers take shelter in schools after floods hit France


Search continues for missing man in Gard, and camper in Denmark injured during storm

Holidaymakers have been affected by storms in France and northern Europe as rivers burst their banks, washing over parts of campsites.

About 1,600 people were evacuated from campsites in three regions of southern France on Thursday after the equivalent of several months’ rain fell in a few hours.

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Source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/aug/10/campers-take-shelter-in-schools-after-floods-hit-france