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12 07 2020 | 07:58

Campaign group warns UK Government of ‘imminent’ legal action over plans for a green recovery

Campaign group Plan B has written a letter to Prime Minister and the Chancellor warning legal action is imminent if stimulus package becomes a ‘New Deal for Polluters’.   On Tuesday, the climate…

12 07 2020 | 07:47

‘It’s all on hold’: how Covid-19 derailed the fight against plastic waste.

Pandemic prompted states to temporarily ban reusable grocery bags and stalled legislation aimed at reducing plastic packaging. Consumers were refusing straws and toting their own coffee mugs.…

09 07 2020 | 11:41

Secretary-General António Guterres : Let us embrace the vast opportunity of a clean energy future.

I thank Dr. Fatih Birol and the International Energy Agency for convening this summit.   It is vital that we bring sharper focus on the need to transition away from fossil fuels and toward a clean…

09 07 2020 | 11:31

Over 5,600 fossil fuel companies have taken at least $3bn in US Covid-19 aid.

Businesses include oil and gas drillers and coal mine operators, an analysis by Documented and the Guardian finds. More than 5,600 companies in the fossil fuel industry have taken a minimum of $3bn…

08 07 2020 | 08:09

Coronavirus: world treating symptoms, not cause of pandemics, says UN.

Ongoing destruction of nature will result in stream of animal diseases jumping to humans, says report. The world is treating the health and economic symptoms of the coronavirus pandemic but not the…

07 07 2020 | 10:49

Bubonic Plague is back!

Bubonic Plague Found in a Herder in Inner Mongolia, China Says A city put control measures in place after one confirmed case of the disease, which caused the Black Death in the Middle Ages. A…

07 07 2020 | 07:41

The Climate Emergency Won’t Wait for the Press to Play Catch-Up Again.

To hear many journalists tell it, the spring of 2020 has brought a series of extraordinary revelations. Look at what the nation has learned: That our health-care system was not remotely up to the…

06 07 2020 | 10:15

Enel to launch hydrogen business as part of green drive.

MILAN (Reuters) - Europe’s biggest utility Enel is set to launch a green hydrogen business next year to speed up its plans to become a carbon-free power producer by 2050. The group is targeting…

06 07 2020 | 10:11

Fossils hit ‘turning point’ as Shell follows bp in declaring stranded assets.

The coronavirus pandemic may have produced a tipping point in the transition off fossil fuels, with two colossal fossils declaring in the last two weeks that they will downgrade the value of their…

04 07 2020 | 10:52

UK gives go-ahead to giant windfarm project off Norfolk coast.

1.8GW Vanguard project gets greenlight, with approval on 2.4GW Hornsea 3 expected in autumn The construction of two giant offshore windfarms is poised to go ahead off the Norfolk coast in what the…

04 07 2020 | 10:50

US to join summit on global green recovery from Covid-19 crisis.

Exclusive: IEA chief warns rebound in emissions would be missed economic opportunity. The US is to join with other major powers including China, India and the EU in formulating plans for a global…

04 07 2020 | 10:44

Park staff in England tell of litter chaos as 'Super Saturday' looms.

Forums speak of hundreds of tonnes of plastic and other waste discarded by public. Hundreds of tonnes of additional rubbish, including mountains of single-use plastic, is being discarded by the…

04 07 2020 | 10:12

Summer of the cannibal rats! Hungry, aggressive, highly fertile – and coming to our homes.

With restaurants closed and less food discarded on UK streets, rats have had to find new places to feed. Luckily for them, people are eating more in their houses, flats and gardens … Lockdown has…

03 07 2020 | 15:02

Big nations aid fossil fuels more than clean energies amid pandemic, researchers find.

US, Russia are among many G20 nations helping coal, oil and gas more than clean energy as part of recovery packages, a major study will show. Major nations including the United States and Russia are…

02 07 2020 | 11:12

Scientists Say New Strain of Swine Flu Virus Is Spreading to Humans in China.

A new study warns that the strain of H1N1, common on China’s pig farms since 2016, should be “urgently” controlled to avoid another pandemic. HONG KONG — A new strain of the H1N1 swine flu virus is…

02 07 2020 | 07:23

U.S. shale pioneer Chesapeake Energy files for bankruptcy.

Chesapeake Energy, the poster child of the U.S. shale revolution, filed for bankruptcy protection on Sunday. The move comes as the company and industry more broadly has been rocked by a drop in oil…

30 06 2020 | 08:42

Solar-Power Costs Falling Even Faster Than Expected Due to Virus.

The cost of U.S. solar power is dropping faster than expected as the coronavirus stifles demand, according to a report from Wood Mackenzie.

30 06 2020 | 08:28

EU SHAME: Most states MISSING air pollution targets - damning report.

MOST European Union countries are at risk of missing their targets for reducing health-damaging air pollution for both 2020 and 2030, the European Commission said on Friday. In its first report on…

29 06 2020 | 07:48

Barcelona Opera House Reopens With Concert for 2,292 Plants.

A Barcelona opera house played its first concert since mid-March to an unusual audience: 2,292 plants.

29 06 2020 | 07:40

Committee on Climate Change (CCC): COVID-19 can be a historic turning point in tackling the global climate crisis.

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) says that ministers must seize the opportunity to tackle climate change by implementing adequate schemes in the governments COVID-19 economic recovery scheme.…