Climate change

Heatwaves are Britain’s new normal – and our homes can’t stand the heat
UK heatwave

Heatwaves are Britain’s new normal – and our homes can’t stand the heat

Millions of UK homes were built when heatwaves were freak events. Today, 20% of homes already overheat in summer – and it’s the vulnerable who suffer most.

Homelessness charity asks public to stay alert for rough sleepers at risk from heatwave
Heatwave

Homelessness charity asks public to stay alert for rough sleepers at risk from heatwave

The public is being asked to stay alert for rough sleepers at risk from the heatwave that will push temperatures above 30C in some parts.

These are the 5 key recommendations the government has ignored in its new food strategy
National food strategy

These are the 5 key recommendations the government has ignored in its new food strategy

The adviser leading on the food review called the final result “not a strategy”, saying key recommendations have been dropped.

Government has ‘no intention’ of telling public to eat less meat in battle against climate change
Climate change

Government has ‘no intention’ of telling public to eat less meat in battle against climate change

UK coastal communities ‘cannot stay where they are’ due to rising sea levels, warns UK Environment Agency chief
Climate change

UK coastal communities ‘cannot stay where they are’ due to rising sea levels, warns UK Environment Agency chief

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‘Poverty kills’: Sophie Howe on fronting the fight for future generations
future generations

‘Poverty kills’: Sophie Howe on fronting the fight for future generations

New homes must produce 30% less carbon from next month – but experts fear scheme won’t work
Green homes

New homes must produce 30% less carbon from next month – but experts fear scheme won’t work

How you can help boost bee and butterfly populations with a new government app
Biodiversity

How you can help boost bee and butterfly populations with a new government app

New records were set in 2021 for rising sea levels, greenhouse gas and ocean heat
Climate crisis

New records were set in 2021 for rising sea levels, greenhouse gas and ocean heat

Dramatic footage shows house collapsing into the ocean due to rising sea levels
Climate change

Dramatic footage shows house collapsing into the ocean due to rising sea levels

The airline industry has missed 49 out of 50 climate targets set since 2000
Aviation

The airline industry has missed 49 out of 50 climate targets set since 2000

Billie Eilish to lead six-day climate change conference in London
Climate change

Billie Eilish to lead six-day climate change conference in London

Increased flooding will hit England’s poorest hardest, new research shows
Environment

Increased flooding will hit England’s poorest hardest, new research shows

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UK could approve Cumbria coal mine 5 months after pledging to phase out coal
Climate crisis

UK could approve Cumbria coal mine 5 months after pledging to phase out coal

Vanessa Nakate: ‘The climate issue is the biggest threat that is facing our lives right now’
Earth Day 2022

Vanessa Nakate: ‘The climate issue is the biggest threat that is facing our lives right now’

Environmental defenders, not victims: What we can learn from the San people of Southern Africa
Earth Day 2022

Environmental defenders, not victims: What we can learn from the San people of Southern Africa

Here are 5 climate podcasts that will change how you view the planet
Earth Day 2022

Here are 5 climate podcasts that will change how you view the planet

The Brazilian women on the front line of the climate change fight
Earth Day 2022

The Brazilian women on the front line of the climate change fight

Natural history GCSE to be introduced as part of government’s climate education strategy
Earth Day 2022

Natural history GCSE to be introduced as part of government’s climate education strategy

Climate activists have deflated SUV tyres in rich London neighbourhoods
Climate activism

Climate activists have deflated SUV tyres in rich London neighbourhoods

Extinction Rebellion vows to ‘get serious’ with ‘most roadblocks ever’
Extinction Rebellion

Extinction Rebellion vows to ‘get serious’ with ‘most roadblocks ever’

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Shell paid no tax on its UK oil and gas production last year – despite making a £14.7bn profit
Energy crisis

Shell paid no tax on its UK oil and gas production last year – despite making a £14.7bn profit

5 ways scientists say lifestyles must change to save the planet
Climate crisis

5 ways scientists say lifestyles must change to save the planet

What can I do to help fix climate change? Your ultimate guide to taking action
Climate crisis

What can I do to help fix climate change? Your ultimate guide to taking action

World faces ‘now or never’ chance to keep global warming within 1.5C, IPCC warns
Climate crisis

World faces ‘now or never’ chance to keep global warming within 1.5C, IPCC warns

Government climate targets give polluters ‘free pass’ to keep emitting carbon
Net zero

Government climate targets give polluters ‘free pass’ to keep emitting carbon

Banks with net zero targets are ‘actively lobbying against’ climate policies
Climate crisis

Banks with net zero targets are ‘actively lobbying against’ climate policies

What Rishi Sunak’s Spring Statement means for the climate and environment
Spring Budget

What Rishi Sunak’s Spring Statement means for the climate and environment

Environmental campaigners say fuel duty cut is ‘putting money in the pockets of oil companies’
Spring Budget

Environmental campaigners say fuel duty cut is ‘putting money in the pockets of oil companies’

‘My entire life is in that house’: 100 families still locked out of homes two months after Storm Malik
Housing

‘My entire life is in that house’: 100 families still locked out of homes two months after Storm Malik

Government’s new ‘nature recovery’ strategy has no target for improving river pollution
River pollution

Government’s new ‘nature recovery’ strategy has no target for improving river pollution

‘The invisible environmental disaster’: Why food waste matters – and how to avoid it
Food waste

‘The invisible environmental disaster’: Why food waste matters – and how to avoid it

The government’s net zero failures have left the door wide open for sceptics
Sarah Wilson

The government’s net zero failures have left the door wide open for sceptics

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