The UN IPPC report into climate change, due out tomorrow, will say scientists agree the world is getting warmer, and humans are to blame.
They had hoped for rows of super-crops but the reality of genetic modification is the sight of horticulture behind high security.
Beekeepers travelled to London today to call on the government to back a ban on some pesticides that could be harming the insects.
The fracking protests at Balcombe are continuing into their seventh day with protestors trying to stop the lorries entering the site.
Police are in the area to allow the lorries onto the site past all the protestors.
Energy minister Michael Fallon said the Government would only allow exploratory drilling for oil and gas if it is "being done properly and the environment is being fully protected".
He added that Cuadrilla, the company which is carrying out exploratory drilling activities in West Sussex, had the necessary permits from the Environment Agency.
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is planning to visit the North East later this week to promote green jobs in the wake of Lord Howell's gaffe.
The former Government energy adviser suggested fracking could be used in "desolate" north east England without any impact on the surrounding environment.
The plans for exploratory oil drilling around Balcombe in West Sussex have thrust the village into the national spotlight over the issue of fracking.
For the past week, large numbers of police have been deployed to ensure lorries carrying equipment into the testing site are unhindered by protesters.
Campaigners who have turned up include Mick Jagger's ex-wife Bianca Jagger, former Page 3 model and ex-mayor Marina Pepper, and Natalie Hynde, daughter of the Kinks' Ray Davies and the Pretenders' Chrissie Hynde.
The boss of energy company Cuadrilla said it has "no intention of ruining the countryside and won't ruin the countryside" as anti-fracking protesters started a seventh day of action.
Francis Egan insisted hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, was safe and would not pose a threat to the public or people's drinking water.
He said "significant" amounts of oil and gas could be made available through fracking in the UK, but acknowledged his firm's activities had been delayed as a result of protests against its exploratory drilling activities in West Sussex.
The company's plan for Balcombe, which is at the centre of high-profile anti-fracking protests, was for exploratory oil drilling and not fracking, he said.
The Government's Arctic policy is both reckless and internally inconsistent, the political director of Greenpeace UK said today, after a report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) warned drilling in the area could cause "dangerous" climate change.
Ruth Davis said:
Drilling for oil in the Arctic is incompatible with the UK's climate change goals and creates unmanageable risks to a unique and vulnerable ecosystem.
Whilst the Government claims that protecting this pristine environment is central to the UK's stance on the Arctic, its failure to face up to the dangers of drilling in the far north suggests its real interests lie in promoting the irresponsible plans of companies like Shell.
The Government has said they disagree with a new report by the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC), which issued warnings over "risky" drilling in the Arctic.
A spokesman said:
[The] UK is not an Arctic State and it is not for us to tell other countries which resources they can and cannot extract from their own sovereign territory.
We also believe that our approach to oil and gas exploration in the Arctic is consistent with our commitment to limit average global temperature increase to two degrees.
The UK does have strong environmental, economic, scientific and political interests in the Arctic and this summer we will be publishing an Arctic Policy Framework for the first time.
The government's exploration for new reserves in the Arctic is "needlessly risky", MPs on the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) said after a report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) warned it could cause "dangerous" climate change.
EAC chairwoman Joan Walley said:
What happens in the Arctic will affect the UK, impacting our weather systems and biodiversity.
Yet this Government is complacently standing by and watching new oil and gas drilling in the region, even though companies like Shell cannot prove they could clean up an oil spill in such harsh conditions.
David Cameron should visit the Arctic again to see the huge changes that have taken place since he was last there and renew his commitment to protecting the region.
The rapidly-disappearing Arctic sea ice should be a wake-up call for his Government to tackle climate change, not pave the way for a corporate carve-up of the region's resources.
The Government has been accused of "complacently standing by" while oil and gas drilling starts in the Arctic despite the risks to the environment and climate.
Companies such as Shell are not yet able to demonstrate they could clean up an oil spill in the harsh but pristine conditions of the Arctic, MPs on the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) said.
And a recent report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) warned that only a third of already proven fossil fuels can be burnt before 2050 if global temperatures are to be kept from rising by more than 2C, widely regarded as the threshold for "dangerous" climate change.
The MPs reiterated their call for a sanctuary to be established in the Arctic, which is protected from oil and gas development.
The record drought of 1976 caused long-term changes to woodlands.
Researchers looked back to the most intense drought on record to see what might happen to UK forests in the future, when climate change is expected to bring more weather extremes such as floods and drought.
Studying an unmanaged woodland they found that the long, hot summer of 1976 caused changes to the forest which are still evident almost 40 years later.
The research concentrated on the trees and their relative numbers and growths numbers between 1945 and 2010 and found that the drought had affected the both of these.
The research comes after the recent UK heatwave.