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Santa set to replace reindeer with Toyota Prius derivative to offset environmental concerns

reindeer turned into bio-fuelAfter wrestling with the problem of methane emissions, Father Christmas has decided to replace his team of flying reindeer with an engine based upon the Toyota Prius.

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Posted: Dec 23rd, 2010
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Tense UN climate talks reach agreement on next venue

talks went on until long after the bar had opened‘We were aware that we had a grave responsibility to act now and protect future generations of UN delegates from catastrophic summit venues.’

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Posted: Dec 12th, 2010
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Climate change causes London 2012 to merge Summer and Winter Olympics

Sebastian Coe has shocked the sporting establishment by announcing that, due a combination of climate change and the credit crunch, London 2012 will see the first ever combined Summer and Winter Olympics.

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Posted: Feb 22nd, 2010
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Shortest day shrinking warn climatologists

The annual shortest day is shrinking, claim scientists at the University of East Anglia’s Climatic Research Unit (CRU).

‘If present trends continue,’ said the CRU’s Dr James Foster, ‘by 2050 it won’t be worth getting out of bed on the shortest day.’

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Posted: Dec 21st, 2009
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Environmentalists receive unexpected support from Thatcherites in bid to close coal-fired power station

Green protestors at a Nottinghamshire power station have received unexpected reinforcement from Thatcherites, who despite being thought to have disbanded have lost none of their contempt for the coal industry.

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Posted: Oct 20th, 2009
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