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03 08 2021 | 11:26

Plan to Save North Dakota Coal Plant Faces Intense Backlash from Minnesotans Who Would Help Pay for It

Utility customers and clean energy advocates say the proposed sale is being rushed through to avoid scrutiny. In the next week, the boards of electric cooperative utilities across Minnesota will…

03 08 2021 | 11:03

Extreme heat waves in a warming world don’t just break records – they shatter them

Summer isn’t even half over, and we’ve seen heat waves in the Pacific Northwest and Canada with temperatures that would be hot for Death Valley, enormous fires that have sent smoke across North…

03 08 2021 | 10:53

Brazil’s Atlantic Forest will change more in the next 50 years than at any time since the last ice age

Brazil’s Atlantic Forest is one of the most biologically diverse places on Earth. Roughly one in every 50 species of plant and vertebrate land animal lives there and nowhere else.

03 08 2021 | 10:46

Critical measures of global heating reaching tipping point, study finds

Carbon emissions, ocean acidification, Amazon clearing all hurtling toward new records A new study tracking the planet’s vital signs has found that many of the key indicators of the global climate…

03 08 2021 | 10:23

Amount of ice which melted from Greenland on Tuesday ‘would cover Florida in two inches of water’

Greenland ice sheet contains enough water to raise global sea level by seven metres Scientists claim the ice that melted from Greenland on Tuesday would be enough to cover the US state of Florida in…

03 08 2021 | 09:57

Three Americans produce enough carbon emissions in a lifetime to kill one person, study finds

‘There are a significant number of lives that can be saved if you pursue climate policies that are more aggressive than the business as usual scenario’ The amount of carbon emissions produced by…

03 08 2021 | 04:39

‘We have to pay the price’: Oslo’s plan to turn oil wealth into climate leadership

The mayor of the Norwegian capital argues that the ‘moral’ duty to cut emissions from burning waste can be met by carbon capture The city of Oslo was built on wealth generated by the North Sea,…

30 07 2021 | 12:05

Earth Overshoot Day 2021: Why the date has been moved back to 29 July as emissions ramp up amid Covid recovery

Humanity has already consumed more natural resources than the planet can regenerate this year Humans will have already consumed all the natural resources that Earth can sustainably supply for 2021…

30 07 2021 | 11:42

Nuclear power’s reliability is dropping as extreme weather increases

A comprehensive analysis shows that warmer temperatures aren't the only threat. With extreme weather causing power failures in California and Texas, it's increasingly clear that the existing power…

30 07 2021 | 11:28

Earth’s inner core is growing more on one side than the other – here’s why the planet isn’t tipping

More than 5,000 kilometres beneath us, Earth’s solid metal inner core wasn’t discovered until 1936. Almost a century later, we’re still struggling to answer basic questions about when and how it…

30 07 2021 | 09:20

How to make your next takeaway dinner more environmentally-friendly

As our consumption habits change to reduce our impact on the planet, Kate Ng takes a look at how we can make takeaways more environmentally friendly

29 07 2021 | 11:28

Flash floods will be more common as climate crisis worsens, say scientists

Overhaul of UK infrastructure needed to ensure it is not overwhelmed by impact of extreme weather Flash flooding of the type seen in London this weekend will become a more common occurrence as the…

26 07 2021 | 12:20

Climate scientists shocked by scale of floods in Germany

Deluge raises fears human-caused disruption is making extreme weather even worse than predicted. The intensity and scale of the floods in Germany this week have shocked climate scientists, who did…

26 07 2021 | 11:53

Beware summer! As climate crisis deepens, attitudes to season shift

Season now has a health warning and people may lose associations of joy, relaxation and celebration Jonathan Watts @jonathanwatts Sat 24 Jul 2021 08.00 BST  

26 07 2021 | 10:21

The Other Clean Nuclear Energy

And the dirty secret to why it isn’t used Nuclear energy has a bad name these days. Whilst it can provide us with carbon-neutral energy the toxic byproducts and potential risk each reactor poses…

26 07 2021 | 09:14

US seeks cooperation with China on climate but not at any price

Climate envoy John Kerry has rejected notion that Beijing could buy US silence on human rights as price of cooperation on climate

24 07 2021 | 11:27

One million football fields and the entire Grand Canyon: This is how big US and Canada wildfires are

Around 1.2 million acres of land burning by end of last week. Wildfires have been raging across large swathes of the US as the western part of the country continues to grapple with crippling …

24 07 2021 | 10:40

Death Valley hits 130 degrees, nearly breaking heat record

Death Valley is more than earning its morbid name this weekend, as temperatures in the California desert reached a near-record-breaking 130 degrees Fahrenheit (54.4 degrees Celsius), according to…

23 07 2021 | 09:15

Global investors are moving away from the massive climate-related risks associated with fossil fuels

Top debt and equity investors committed over $300 billion in 2020 into building renewable energy capacity Despite the economic disruption from COVID-19, top global debt and equity investors are…

23 07 2021 | 09:06

Amid Record Heat, Republican Sen. Ron Johnson Dismisses Climate Change as 'Bullsh*t'

Amid a deadly northwestern heatwave that scientists have described as "the most extreme" in recorded history, footage uncovered by CNN shows Republican Sen.