Helena Horton

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03 01 2023 | 16:51

Climate impact labels could help people eat less red meat

Information on environmental impact can persuade consumers against carbon-heavy food choices, says study Climate impact labels on foods such as red meat are an effective way to get people to stop…

05 11 2022 | 10:56

Water firms consider bans on filling public pools and car washing to fight drought

Exclusive: Leaked documents reveal water firms are considering drastic measures to combat drought Bans on filling public swimming pools, maintaining ponds, washing cars and cleaning offices and…

27 10 2022 | 09:32

Atmospheric levels of all three greenhouse gases hit record high

Scientists warn world ‘is heading in wrong direction’ amid rise in nitrous oxide, carbon dioxide and methane Atmospheric levels of all three greenhouse gases have reached record highs, according to…

27 10 2022 | 08:07

Landowners call for scrapping of plans to ban solar energy from England’s farmland

Farmers say having solar sites allows them to subsidise food production during less successful years Farmers have urged whoever succeeds Liz Truss as UK prime minister to abandon plans to ban solar…

11 10 2022 | 14:54

Ministers hope to ban solar projects from most English farms

Exclusive: Environment minister seeks to expand definition of prime farmland in drive for productivity Ministers are planning to ban solar farms from most of England’s farmland, the Guardian can…

27 08 2022 | 06:08

Disposable barbecues must be banned in England, says fire chief

London’s fire commissioner has joined calls for a total national ban on disposable barbecues after they were blamed for starting wildfires in England during the recent spate of dry weather. The…

09 08 2022 | 07:50

Climate breakdown made UK heatwave 10 times more likely, study finds

Climate breakdown made the recent record UK heatwave 10 times more likely, researchers have found. Analysis by World Weather Attribution reveals that temperatures in the UK during the heatwave, when…

19 07 2022 | 12:29

US hunting lobby spent £1m on fight to delay UK trophy import ban

The US hunting lobby has spent £1m putting pressure on the government to delay the trophy import ban, a new report by MPs has found. Boris Johnson promised to ban the imports of these trophies three…

12 07 2022 | 07:45

Oral contraceptives could help reduce grey squirrel numbers, research finds

Oral contraceptives for squirrels are working, research has found, and the government hopes they can be used to keep populations down in the UK. Grey squirrels are an invasive species in the UK,…

12 07 2022 | 07:23

Green Tories fear next party leader could ditch net zero strategy

The next Conservative party leader could be swayed into ditching its net zero strategy in order to receive the backing of climate-sceptic MPs, senior Tories fear. Prominent backbenchers have been …

02 06 2022 | 10:25

Greenhouse gas removal ‘not a silver bullet to achieve net zero’

Many of the UK’s top scientists working on carbon capture technologies do not believe they will be developed and scaled up in time to reach net zero and limit global heating to 1.5C.

13 05 2022 | 11:05

Tories could lose 1.3m voters if net zero target ditched, says poll

The Conservative party could lose more than 1.3 million voters if the government scraps its net zero target, research suggests.

10 05 2022 | 08:26

Rightwing populist parties blight climate policy, study finds

Rightwing populist parties have a detrimental impact on climate policy, researchers have found for the first time, amid growing fears of a similar movement in the UK.

02 04 2022 | 11:31

Sir Chris Hohn urges shareholders to vote against ‘greenwashing’ bank directors

Call comes as thinktank says the world’s 30 largest financial institutions are undermining their net zero targets. Billionaire Sir Christopher Hohn has urged shareholders to vote against bank…

23 03 2022 | 13:15

Microplastics from European rivers spreading to Arctic seas, research shows

Better waste management needed to protect Arctic ecosystem, say scientists. Microplastics from European rivers are finding their way to Arctic seas, research suggests.

14 03 2022 | 10:45

Greenwashing UK fashion firms to be named and shamed by watchdog

Crackdown on sweeping eco-friendly claims hoped to boost faith in genuine sustainable products Consumers are being duped into paying a premium for fashion products that make grand claims about their…

14 02 2022 | 07:31

Future of world’s most exclusive horse race on thin ice due to global heating

White Turf race in St Moritz at risk because water in frozen lake is melting Each February the rich and famous descend upon St Moritz, not just for the slopes and après-ski but for one of the world…

05 02 2022 | 12:20

‘Carbon footprint gap’ between rich and poor expanding, study finds

Researchers say cutting carbon footprint of world’s wealthiest may be fastest way to reach net zero Wealthy people have disproportionately large carbon footprints and the percentage of the world’s…

29 01 2022 | 09:34

King crabs invade UK waters threatening native species

North Yorkshire fishers found pots heavy not with brown crab but with prized invader Invasive king crabs have made their way to British shores, sparking fears that local brown crab and scallop…

13 12 2021 | 06:17

Concern over impact of Norfolk Boreas offshore windfarm on seabirds

Project backed by Boris Johnson likely to get go-ahead but is on site that rare birds travel though, campaigners say A major new windfarm project that will power millions of homes is likely to be…