Oliver Milman

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15 11 2022 | 10:08

‘Like Vegas, but worse’: Sharm el-Sheikh fails to charm Cop27 delegates

On first week of summit there have been traffic jams, water shortages – and an atmosphere of state repression

21 09 2022 | 06:30

Burning world’s fossil fuel reserves could emit 3.5tn tons of greenhouse gas

The world will have released more planet-heating emissions than have occurred since the industrial revolution, analysis found Burning the world’s proven reserves of fossil fuels would emit more…

27 01 2022 | 09:17

‘He’s a villain’: Joe Manchin attracts global anger over climate crisis

The West Virginia senator’s name is reviled on the streets of Bangladesh and other countries facing climate disaster as he blocks Biden’s effort to curb planet-heating gases Within the brutal…

25 11 2021 | 07:10

Climate denial is waning on the right. What’s replacing it might be just as scary

The wrapping of ecological disaster with fears of rampant immigration is a narrative that has flourished in far-right fringe movements in Europe and the US Standing in front of the partial ruins of…

17 07 2021 | 10:07

Biden’s clean energy plan would cut emissions and save 317,000 lives.

A new report has found that a policy standard would be most effective to reach the goal of 80% renewable energy use by 2030. A Biden administration plan to force the rapid uptake of renewable energy…

15 07 2021 | 09:37

‘We live in a desert. We have to act like it’: Las Vegas faces reality of drought

Water investigators track down wasteful homeowners and public turf torn up to conserve scarce water supplies Investigator Perry Kaye jammed the brakes of his government-issued vehicle to survey the…

05 06 2021 | 12:22

Miami’s chief heat officer calls for action on ‘silent killer’ in climate crisis

Jane Gilbert urges greater federal and state response to lethal threat posed by rising temperatures. Miami’s new chief heat officer has called for greater federal and state action on the lethal…

25 05 2021 | 13:25

Crying about hamburgers is dead-end on climate crisis, Republicans warned

Congressman Peter Meijer, 33, warns that false claims of a burger ban or blaming immigrants risk losing the young generation. Lies that hamburgers will be banned, conspiracy-laden claims of…

21 05 2021 | 18:51

Wyoming stands up for coal with threat to sue states that refuse to buy it.

Republican governor says measure sends message that Wyoming is ‘prepared to bring litigation to protect her interests’ Wyoming is faced by a transition to renewable energy that’s gathering pace…

03 04 2021 | 07:11

Oil firms knew decades ago fossil fuels posed grave health risks, files reveal.

Exclusive: documents seen by Guardian show companies fought clean-air rules despite being aware of harm caused by air pollution. The oil industry knew at least 50 years ago that air pollution from…

10 02 2021 | 09:42

'Invisible killer': fossil fuels caused 8.7m deaths globally in 2018, research finds.

Pollution from power plants, vehicles and other sources accounted for one in five of all deaths that year, more detailed analysis reveals. Air pollution caused by the burning of fossil fuels such as…

09 02 2021 | 09:45

Dizzying pace of Biden's climate action sounds death knell for era of denialism.

Analysis: The new president has framed the challenge of global heating as an opportunity for US jobs, saying: ‘We have to be bold’. For a landmark moment in the global effort to stave off…

12 01 2021 | 09:11

22 disasters, 262 dead, $95bn in damages: US saw record year for climate-driven catastrophes.

Report shows US was battered by punishing extreme weather on both the east and west coasts in 2020. The US was battered by a record number of weather and climate-driven disasters in 2020 as…

10 01 2021 | 10:54

Global heating could stabilize if net zero emissions achieved, scientists say.

Climate disaster could be curtailed within a couple of decades if net zero emissions are reached, new study shows. The world may be barreling towards climate disaster but rapidly eliminating planet-…

03 01 2021 | 08:26

Massachusetts city to post climate change warning stickers at gas stations.

Bright yellow stickers warn drivers burning of gasoline has ‘major consequences on human health and the environment’ Cambridge, Massachusetts, has become the first US city to mandate the placing of…

28 11 2020 | 08:01

US allies welcome Biden presidency as major chance to tackle climate crisis.

The leaders of America’s closest allies have eagerly welcomed the incoming presidency of Joe Biden as a crucial opportunity to face down the unfolding climate crisis, following four years of…

27 09 2020 | 09:16

'Too late to stop it': California's future hinges on managing megafires.

This year’s historic blazes and apocalyptic skies will become routine. Hope lies in rethinking how we live with fire.

07 09 2020 | 10:55

How SUVs conquered the world – at the expense of its climate.

Exclusive new emissions analysis shows how much more dangerous for the climate SUVs are than smaller vehicles, and how embedded they have become in our lives. They are the hulking cars that have…

30 07 2020 | 07:08

How the Global Climate Fight Could Be Lost If Trump Is Re-Elected

It was a balmy June day in 2017 when Donald Trump took to the lectern in the White House Rose Garden to announce the U.S. withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement, the only comprehensive global…

25 04 2020 | 13:46

Pandemic side-effects offer glimpse of alternative future on Earth Day 2020.

Coronavirus has led to reduced pollution, re-emerging wildlife and plunging oil prices and shown the size of the task facing humanity. The skies are clearing of pollution, wildlife is returning to…