climate crisis

Αποτελέσματα 1 - 20 | από συνολικά 712
01 09 2022 | 09:26

London mayor urged to halt Silvertown tunnel scheme at 11th hour

The mayor of London is being urged to make an 11th hour intervention and halt plans for a new four-lane road tunnel under the River Thames that opponents say would worsen pollution and exacerbate the…

27 08 2022 | 07:27

William MacAskill: ‘There are 80 trillion people yet to come. They need us to start protecting them’

The moral philosopher gives most of his earnings to charity, says we need more not less economic growth to tackle global heating, and in a striking new book argues that it’s our duty to ensure the…

27 08 2022 | 07:24

The floods tell us the river is sick. We should listen to Indigenous knowledge to help Country heal

Our family, community and Country were severely impacted by the extreme rain and floods around Lismore in February and March 2022. Fortunately, our place at Rosebank was only subject to minor damage…

27 08 2022 | 07:16

The Guardian view on rare earths: mining them can’t cost the Earth

Rare earth elements may be in short supply but they are not rare. Even the rarest, thulium, is more than 100 times more common than gold.

27 08 2022 | 06:39

U.S. climate bill passed by Senate, heads for approval in House of Representatives

The US is, after decades of political rancor and fossil fuel industry obfuscation, almost certain to make its first significant attempt to tackle the climate crisis. Experts say it will help rewire…

27 08 2022 | 06:23

Why you need to worry about the ‘wet-bulb temperature’

In March, April and May this year, India and its neighbours endured repeated heatwaves that exposed more than a billion people to dangerously hot conditions. India broke several temperature records.…

27 08 2022 | 06:19

While Biden is tackling inflation and shaping a green economy for the US, Britain is being left behind

Over the weekend, US Democrats overcame months of political struggle to pass the Inflation Reduction Act in the Senate, marking a major victory for the president, Joe Biden, and for “Bidenomics”…

27 08 2022 | 06:12

‘This is the future’: the Oxfordshire village living without running water

Before Carolyn Evans set foot in the shower Wednesday morning, she set a five-minute timer as an emergency tanker outside supplied water. Not enough time, she discovered, to wash her hair as well.…

17 08 2022 | 17:10

Call for hippos to join list of world’s most endangered animals

Hippos could be added to the list of the world’s most endangered animals because of dwindling populations caused by the climate crisis, poaching and the ivory trade.

17 08 2022 | 16:44

Letter to President Gustavo Petro and Vice-President Francia Marquez and the incoming Colombian Congress from Parliamentarians Globally

Dear President-elect Gustavo Petro, Vice President-elect Francia Márquez and Congress of the Republic of Colombia, We write as legislators representing millions of people from every continent on…

17 08 2022 | 16:21

The Vatican calls for a Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty to protect people and planet

Today, the Vatican has called for an international treaty that tackles the climate crisis at its source: fossil fuels. The call builds on the Vatican’s calls for fossil fuel divestment and new…

17 08 2022 | 16:13

Climate impacts have worsened vast range of human diseases

More than half of the human diseases caused by pathogens have been worsened at some point by the sort of impacts associated with the climate crisis, a new and exhaustive study of the link between…

17 08 2022 | 16:11

Switzerland’s melting glaciers: drone footage reveals impact of climate crisis – video

Glaciers in Switzerland have been receding due to the impact of the climate crisis. After a winter with relatively little snowfall, the Swiss Alps have already experienced two severe summer heatwaves…

17 08 2022 | 16:02

‘It’s a human rights issue’: young adults take Portugal climate crisis to court

Cláudia Agostinho has been going to Pedrogao beach since she was a child. Back then it was a stretch of silver white sand sandwiched between pine trees and sea.

17 08 2022 | 15:49

Congress is about to pass a historic climate bill. So why are oil companies pleased?

“We’re pleased,” ExxonMobil’s CEO, Darren Woods, said on an earnings call last month, speaking about the Inflation Reduction Act. He called the bill, now making its way through the US Congress, “…

11 08 2022 | 15:22

Nuclear annihilation just one miscalculation away, UN chief warns

The world is one misstep from devastating nuclear war and in peril not seen since the Cold War, the UN Secretary General has warned. "We have been extraordinarily lucky so far," Antonio Guterres…

11 08 2022 | 15:04

Twelve angry children: young jurors call adults to account for climate crisis in The Trials

In 2019, the playwright Dawn King was booking flights to New York for a writing residency. It was the day of the UK’s first large-scale School Strikes for Climate, a movement launched by Greta…

09 08 2022 | 08:25

How climate change is melting the Alps’ glaciers – in pictures

Most of the world’s mountain glaciers are retreating because of the climate crisis, but those in the European Alps are especially vulnerable. Smaller and with less ice cover, this year they are on…

09 08 2022 | 08:00

‘Wake-up call’ for climate-sceptic Czechs as blaze devastates national park

As wake-up calls go, this one had the distinction of early morning pungency. If the Czech Republic is to complete the journey from deep climate change scepticism to full recognition of the global…

07 08 2022 | 09:09

‘Like a public shaming’: a night with the eco-activists deflating SUV tires

A group of Gen Z activists is targeting gas-guzzling vehicles as frustration mounts over US inaction on the climate crisis by Oliver Milman with photographs by Jutharat Pinyodoonyachet