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04 12 2019 | 14:46

Great green wall: Villagers' defence against desertification.

Al Jazeera meets Senegalese in a race against effects of climate change. Climate change is causing the Sahel Desert to grow, but villagers are planting a vast wall of trees in a bid to save their…

04 12 2019 | 09:47

YEET CAPITALISM - Our speech from devon youth parliament.

On the 29th, two of our strikers spoke at devon youth parliament’s climate forum about the green new deal and participatory democracy; this is their speech:

04 12 2019 | 09:35

I study collapsed civilizations. Here’s my advice for a climate change apocalypse.

I am an archaeologist and a wilderness survival instructor. Because I study societies that have collapsed, and since I teach basic outdoor skills, people ask me about what to do in a natural disaster…

04 12 2019 | 09:28

Green Workplace Summit Oman 2019.

The Green Workplace Summit will focus on developing a healthy, energy-efficient and sustainable built environment for all. Developing a green and circular economy that is responsive to national…

04 12 2019 | 08:57

COP25 Kicks Off with Calls to Make Serious Progress on Climate Action.

UN Climate Change News, 2 December 2019  - The UN Climate Change Conference COP25 in Madrid (to 13 December) kicked off today, with urgent calls to make serious progress on climate action over the…

30 11 2019 | 10:51

Climate change: Plan to cut carbon emissions from concerts.

Scientists from the University of Manchester are creating a blueprint to help bands and pop stars to perform live and tour the world without contributing to climate change. It's after the Tyndall…

30 11 2019 | 10:50

The climate crisis leaders' debate: what did we learn?

How did the leaders of the main parties, minus Boris Johnson, address the biggest issue of our times? Four writers respond Zoe Williams:It showed the insufficiency of politics in the face of this…

30 11 2019 | 10:20

Glasgow commits to being free of ‘unnecessary’ plastics by 2030.

Glasgow has announced that they aim to be plastic free by 2030. A new strategy by the Glasgow council has targeted the city to be free of unnecessary plastic by the year 2030 and phase out all…

30 11 2019 | 10:15

Supermarket plastic rises to over 900,000 tonnes a year.

The Environment Investigation Agency has released a report revealing that supermarkets are continuing to churn out a large amount of plastic a year. Despite commitments to cut down on plastic…

28 11 2019 | 07:22

It's time to retire metrics like GDP. They don't measure everything that matters.

The way we assess economic performance and social progress is fundamentally wrong, and the climate crisis has brought these concerns to the fore.

26 11 2019 | 05:34

Two Species On the Precipice of Extinction.

The last surviving Sumatran Rhino in Malaysia has died in captivity, with the WWF estimating that there are only about 80 left mostly living in the wild in Sumatra and Borneo, and the entire species…

25 11 2019 | 13:55

A fossil fuel-powered future for Africa will come at a drastic human cost.

Over the course of the next three decades, Africa will record faster population growth than anywhere else. The obvious implications range from the need for more industrialization—to create jobs and…

25 11 2019 | 13:47

7 of the world’s 10 most polluted cities are in India.

Air pollution is an insidious killer. If you are among the 91% of the world’s population who breathes air the World Health Organisation (WHO) deems unsafe, then every time you inhale, microscopic…

24 11 2019 | 06:25

How the climate is changing our trees.

The climate is changing, and like us, plants are having to adapt to survive.

23 11 2019 | 05:34

COLDPLAY refuse to announce world tour for environmental reasons.

Coldplay have announced they will not be touring their new album for the forseeable future, in a bid to address the reality of the climate crisis. The awaited new release, Everyday Life, goes live…

21 11 2019 | 09:14

Your Search Engine Choice Could Fight Climate Change.

One move that takes little effort and no legislation could have a modest impact on the environment: your search engine.

20 11 2019 | 05:34

‘Insect apocalypse’ poses risk to all life on Earth, conservationists warn.

Report claims 400,000 insect species face extinction amid heavy use of pesticides. The “unnoticed insect apocalypse” should set alarm bells ringing, according to conservationists, who said that…

20 11 2019 | 05:20

Air pollution nanoparticles linked to brain cancer for first time.

Exclusive: tiny particles produced by motor traffic can invade the brain and carry carcinogens. New research has linked air pollution nanoparticles to brain cancer for the first time. The ultra-…

16 11 2019 | 14:50

Warren’s New Plan Would Punish Exxon for Lying to Regulators.

Yesterday, presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren released a plan (!) calling for companies who have misled federal regulators to be prosecuted under a new corporate perjury law. She also…

13 11 2019 | 10:03

World Economic Forum: Climate change action needed to avoid societal 'collapse' says minister.

Costa Rica is on track to be the first country in the world to achieve carbon neutrality, the country's environment minister has said. The Central American nation of 4.9 million people has a hugely…