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23 03 2020 | 06:55

EU should scrap emissions trading scheme, Polish official says.

The European Union should scrap its Emissions Trading System or exempt Poland from the scheme, which helps combat global warming, to free up funds for Warsaw to fight the effects of the coronavirus,…

23 03 2020 | 06:35

Wales to ban single use plastics by 2021.

The Welsh government hopes that the measures will make the country one of the world’s top recycling nations. The Welsh Government has set out plans designed to restrict the sale of single-use, hard…

20 03 2020 | 08:00

Save Marine Life From Single-Use Plastics.

Our oceans face a massive plastic crisis.

20 03 2020 | 07:21

Revealed: Monsanto’s secret funding for weedkiller studies.

The research, used to help avoid a ban, claimed ‘severe impacts’ on farming if glyphosate was outlawed. Monsanto secretly funded academic studies indicating “very severe impacts” on farming and the…

20 03 2020 | 07:19

The Status Quo of Sustainable Fashion.

Sustainability is trending in the fashion industry. But what’s behind the PR slogans of the big brands promoting textile recycling? And where lie the chances and barriers for change? Facts, figures,…

18 03 2020 | 10:02

Why China’s CO2 emissions grew less than feared in 2019.

With the novel coronavirus outbreak jamming the attention of news media and policymakers alike since mid-January, last year seems like a very long time ago.

17 03 2020 | 12:34

Air pollution likely to increase coronavirus death rate, warn experts.

The health damage inflicted on people by long-standing air pollution in cities is likely to increase the death rate from coronavirus infections, experts have said.

16 03 2020 | 20:49

Newly Discovered Deep-Sea Creature Named After Plastic Found In Its Guts.

Still poorly explored, the bottom of the oceans hosts many unknown species, evolved to survive the extreme pressure, low temperatures, lack of light and nutrients found there.

16 03 2020 | 20:32

What would happen if the world reacted to climate change like it’s reacting to the coronavirus?

What would a fast, coordinated, collective response to climate change look like? The coronavirus has transformed everyday life so significantly that the effects are already visible from space. In…

01 03 2020 | 12:25

Cruise ships dumped more than 3 million pounds of trash in Juneau last year.

During the 2019 summer tourism season, cruise ship companies dumped more than 3 million pounds of trash at Juneau’s private landfill. That’s a concern to some in the community, especially since the…

23 02 2020 | 15:56

Oceans could be unviable for coral reefs by 2100 due to warmer, more acidic waters.

''At the end of the day, fighting climate change is really what we need to be advocating for.''  Warmer and more acidic oceans could destroy nearly all of today’s coral reefs by the end of the…

20 02 2020 | 06:37

Africa’s growing lead battery industry is causing extensive contamination.

Africa is facing a serious lead poisoning problem. In Senegal, for example, researchers linked the deaths of children from processing lead waste to supply a lead battery recycling plant in a poor…

04 02 2020 | 16:21

Japan Races to Build New Coal-Burning Power Plants, Despite the Climate Risks.

Just beyond the windows of Satsuki Kanno’s apartment overlooking Tokyo Bay, a behemoth from a bygone era will soon rise: a coal-burning power plant, part of a buildup of coal power that is unheard-of…

01 02 2020 | 10:56

Lawyers challenge government over gas plant.

Lawyers challenge UK Government approval of Europe’s largest gas plant. ClientEarth has launched a High Court challenge against a UK decision to greenlight what would be Europe’s largest new gas…

29 01 2020 | 17:08

Researchers predict near-record annual increase in atmospheric CO2.

Atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations are on track for one of their largest annual increases since record-keeping began in 1958, driven in part by the bushfire calamity sweeping Australia, the UK…

26 01 2020 | 10:08

It’s a Vast, Invisible Climate Menace. We Made It Visible.

Immense amounts of methane are escaping from oil and gas sites nationwide, worsening global warming, even as the Trump administration weakens restrictions on offenders. To the naked eye, there is…

21 01 2020 | 07:33

Air Pollution could kill 160,000 in the UK over next decade.

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) has reported that 160,000 lives could be lost in the UK due to high levels of air pollution. The BHF has said that heart and circulatory disease deaths attributed…

21 01 2020 | 07:28

Asda joins forces with big brands to launch first sustainability trial store.

Asda has announced plans to trial a new sustainable store in Leeds to tackle plastic pollution. Asda has joined forces with some of the UK’s best-known brands to launch its first ‘test and learn’…

11 01 2020 | 13:40

Pleading for Leniency, Eskom Wants to Slash Emissions by 2035.

Power utility Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd., South Africa’s biggest polluter, said it will slash emissions of three major pollutants by 2035 while it asks for exemptions to incoming standards to avoid as…

23 12 2019 | 08:01

China's changing diet is increasing air pollution and leading to more premature deaths.

More people are eating meat in China, leading to farmers using more fertilizers. Can a larger meat consumption be linked to more premature deaths and air pollution? That seems to be the case in…