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The government must stop ignoring advice to reduce flying, warn climate experts
Climate crisis

The government must stop ignoring advice to reduce flying, warn climate experts

“We’re being asked to jump out of a window and told the aviation industry will catch us”, one expert told a committee of MPs.

Charities label post-Brexit scheme for sustainable farming a ‘huge disappointment’
Nature

Charities label post-Brexit scheme for sustainable farming a ‘huge disappointment’

The National Trust, RSPB and The Wildlife Trusts say a long-awaited scheme for paying farmers to manage land sustainably breaks Brexit promises and fails to protect wildlife.

Here’s how you can waste less food and help save the planet
Food waste

Here’s how you can waste less food and help save the planet

Food waste is often ignored in the fight against climate change – but it can be a huge driver of emissions. Here’s how to stop it.

Why your clothes might be killing the planet – and where to source sustainable fashion
Fast fashion

Why your clothes might be killing the planet – and where to source sustainable fashion

‘Climate change needs to be at the heart of all policymaking’: Ed Miliband still has hope
Climate Change

‘Climate change needs to be at the heart of all policymaking’: Ed Miliband still has hope

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Green business: Four expert tips for making your company sustainable
Sustainability

Green business: Four expert tips for making your company sustainable

Inside the Climate Crisis Film Festival
Climate Crisis

Inside the Climate Crisis Film Festival

Meet the fashion editor, pig farmer and aircraft engineer who quit to fight the climate crisis
Activism

Meet the fashion editor, pig farmer and aircraft engineer who quit to fight the climate crisis

‘Turn up!’: Activists on the one thing people can do to fix climate change now COP26 is over
Climate change

‘Turn up!’: Activists on the one thing people can do to fix climate change now COP26 is over

What was agreed at COP26 – and can we call it a success?
Environment

What was agreed at COP26 – and can we call it a success?

‘The inaction is a political failure’: Public backs transition to green jobs
Environment

‘The inaction is a political failure’: Public backs transition to green jobs

This is Pleistocene Park, Siberia’s mammoth scheme to cool the planet and save us all
Environment

This is Pleistocene Park, Siberia’s mammoth scheme to cool the planet and save us all

COP26 representatives walk out of summit over lack of climate action
COP26

COP26 representatives walk out of summit over lack of climate action

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One mention of fossil fuels and lots of ‘urging’: The COP26 draft agreement explained
COP26

One mention of fossil fuels and lots of ‘urging’: The COP26 draft agreement explained

‘Male, stale and pale’: COP26 leaves young people out in the cold
Environment

‘Male, stale and pale’: COP26 leaves young people out in the cold

The real COP26: Activists, campaigners and the public on why they came to Glasgow
Environment

The real COP26: Activists, campaigners and the public on why they came to Glasgow

Why climate change hits women harder than men
Environment

Why climate change hits women harder than men

Jeremy Corbyn hits out at COP26 ‘greenwashing’
Environment

Jeremy Corbyn hits out at COP26 ‘greenwashing’

Climate change is forcing more people out of their homes than war
Environment

Climate change is forcing more people out of their homes than war

Protesters at the COP26 youth climate strike have not missed with their signs
Activism

Protesters at the COP26 youth climate strike have not missed with their signs

Oil and gas workers are being put off renewable jobs by huge training costs
Environment

Oil and gas workers are being put off renewable jobs by huge training costs

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The campaigners using COP26 to highlight their big issues
Activism

The campaigners using COP26 to highlight their big issues

‘It’s frightening but it’s my duty’: Insulate Britain activist sprayed with ink is back on the road
Insulate Britain

‘It’s frightening but it’s my duty’: Insulate Britain activist sprayed with ink is back on the road

The world’s most climate-vulnerable countries have been excluded from COP26
Environment

The world’s most climate-vulnerable countries have been excluded from COP26

A poll found one third of workers would turn down a job at a non-green company
Employment

A poll found one third of workers would turn down a job at a non-green company

This ‘protest art’ is touring Glasgow during COP26 to highlight the impact of climate change
Activism

This ‘protest art’ is touring Glasgow during COP26 to highlight the impact of climate change

Climate change means ending homelessness is even more important. Here’s why
Housing

Climate change means ending homelessness is even more important. Here’s why

Heading to COP26? Read this alternative guide
Environment

Heading to COP26? Read this alternative guide

The people of colour helping the environmental sector become more diverse
Environment

The people of colour helping the environmental sector become more diverse

COP26: The innovators helping to fight climate change
Environment

COP26: The innovators helping to fight climate change

The COP26 climate summit must not be a cop-out
Paul McNamee

The COP26 climate summit must not be a cop-out

Can flying in planes be sustainable? Even aviation bosses aren’t so sure
Environment

Can flying in planes be sustainable? Even aviation bosses aren’t so sure

Street papers call on world leaders to put climate justice first at COP26
Environment

Street papers call on world leaders to put climate justice first at COP26

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