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20 01 2021 | 08:16

2020 ends earth’s warmest 10 years on record.

The latest data confirms 2020 concludes the earth’s warmest 10-year period on record. The HadCRUT5 global temperature series, produced by the Met Office, University of East Anglia and UK National…

20 01 2021 | 08:16

Shift to renewable energy eases key environmental burdens, EU says.

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Europe’s shift from fossil fuel-based electricity to renewable sources has reduced environmental problems while also cutting the greenhouse gas emissions causing climate change,…

20 01 2021 | 08:01

EU sees carbon border levy as 'matter of survival' for industry.

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union’s proposed carbon border charge is essential to the survival of its own industries and the bloc will impose the levy on non-EU competitors unless they commit…

20 01 2021 | 07:53

‘Human fingerprint’ covers global heating seen from before industrial era to today, research says.

The impact of greenhouse gas emissions on global temperatures would have been even larger if were not for the cooling impact of air pollution, study finds. A “human fingerprint” covers the global…

20 01 2021 | 07:50

Environmentalists Should Pay Close Attention to the Racial Justice Movement.

There are parallels and overlaps between climate justice and racial justice, as well as many lessons the climate movement can learn from this global moment of reckoning.

15 01 2021 | 10:20

UN: Secretary-General's remarks to the One Planet Summit

  Dear friends, 2021 must be the year to reconcile humanity with nature. Until now, we have been destroying our planet. We have been abusing it as if we had a spare one. Our current resource use…

15 01 2021 | 10:14

Greta Thunberg attacks Boris Johnson’s ‘so-called green industrial revolution’ over bee-killing pesticide.

Anger also aimed at recent decision not to block new coal mine in Cumbria

15 01 2021 | 10:10

BlackRock holds $85bn in coal despite pledge to sell fossil fuel shares.

Loophole means asset manager can hold shares in firms earning less than a quarter of revenues from coal. BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, holds investments worth $85bn in coal companies…

15 01 2021 | 10:06

Climate change: Africa's green energy transition 'unlikely' this decade.

Fossil fuels are set to remain the dominant source of electricity across Africa over the next decade, according to a new study. Researchers found that around 2,500 power plants are planned, enough…

15 01 2021 | 10:01

Abusing our planet as if we had a spare one’: UN chief leads call for action on nature crisis at summit.

Boris Johnson and Justin Trudeau were among world leaders pledging to tackle wildlife loss at One Planet Summit. The UN secretary-general has urged countries to do more to tackle the world’s climate…

15 01 2021 | 09:45

Man saved from deportation after pollution plea in French legal 'first'.

Court says man would face ‘worsening of his respiratory pathology due to air pollution’ in country of origin. A Bangladeshi man with asthma has avoided deportation from France after his lawyer…

15 01 2021 | 09:35

The Prince of Wales launches ‘Terra Carta’ which puts sustainability at heart of the private sector.

  As part of the Sustainable Markets Initiative, HRH The Prince of Wales, announces the ‘Terra Carta’ – a charter that puts sustainability at the heart of the private sector.  HRH The Prince of…

15 01 2021 | 09:19

Two-thirds of Earth’s land is on pace to lose water as the climate warms – that’s a problem for people, crops and forests.

The world watched with a sense of dread in 2018 as Cape Town, South Africa, counted down the days until the city would run out of water. The region’s surface reservoirs were going dry amid its worst…

15 01 2021 | 09:13

FRIDAYS FOR FUTUTRE: 'No more empty promises'

  Climate strikers announce date for next global climate strike

13 01 2021 | 11:32

Climate policy and action: Citizens at the forefront.

Both the climate crisis and the Paris Agreement are pressing policymakers for effective and sustainable climate action. Still, results show that our progress towards goals agreed is not as fast nor…

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…

12 01 2021 | 08:41

Climate crisis: 2020 was joint hottest year ever recorded.

Global heating continued unabated despite Covid lockdowns, with record Arctic wildfires and Atlantic tropical storms.

11 01 2021 | 15:37



11 01 2021 | 15:28

Amid the gloom of lockdown, I have taken solace in nature.

If you’re feeling cooped up, defy the cold, head for your local park and marvel at the antics of gulls, starlings and fieldfares I endured the first lockdown while living alone for a period in Spain…

11 01 2021 | 14:48

Our Home in Ruins.

What are we thinking? Oh, right. We’re not. Standing on the moon, I see the battle rage below. Standing on the moon, I see the soldiers come and go. ~ Jerry Garcia & Robert Hunter When I look…