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Climate change: Citizens' jury prepares to tackle climate change

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 17:23
UK panel will tackle some of the dilemmas around global warming.

Climate change: Can Glasgow go carbon neutral?

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 16:59
As more cities declare climate emergencies, we look at how Glasgow aims to cancel out its carbon footprint.

Climate change: What can I do about it and other questions

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 16:23
From population to plants, your questions answered about climate change.

Giant jet engines aim to make our flying greener

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 16:21
How much more efficiency can be wrung out of the jet engine - technology which is over 70 years old?

New maps reveal Scotland's seabird breeding hotspots

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 16:08
Conservationists mapped the most critical areas of Scotland for endangered birds like the kittiwake.

Microsoft makes 'carbon negative' pledge

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 10:24
The tech giant pledges to remove all the carbon it has emitted since its founding in 1975.

Taal volcano lake all but gone in eruption

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 08:17
Satellites continue to monitor the Philippines volcano which has experienced a lull in activity.

'Rosalind Franklin' Mars rover edges closer to launch

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 07:31
Europe's six-wheeled robot completes more key tests ahead of its planned summer launch.

Man arrested in Peru airport with 20 birds in suitcase

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 03:32
The Belgian traveller was trying to smuggle the protected species from Peru to Spain, officers say.

What is climate change? A really simple guide

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 00:13
BBC News looks at what we know and don't know about the Earth's changing climate.

Sir David Attenborough blasts inaction on climate change

Wed, 01/15/2020 - 22:20
The naturalist and broadcaster has warned that "the moment of crisis has come".

Our Planet Matters: What's the BBC plan all about?

Wed, 01/15/2020 - 21:02
The BBC plans a raft of new services and shows examining climate change and the state of our planet.

Our Planet Matters: What is climate change?

Wed, 01/15/2020 - 21:00
It's been linked to a year of extremes – from bushfires to torrential rains – but what is it?

Sir David Attenborough warns of climate 'crisis moment'

Wed, 01/15/2020 - 21:00
We're at a pivotal point in efforts to tackle climate change, the naturalist and broadcaster warns.

Meet the NASA intern who discovered a new planet on his third day

Wed, 01/15/2020 - 16:47
This teenager found a new planet on the third day of his internship at the US space agency.

Agriculture Bill: Soil at heart of UK farm grant revolution

Wed, 01/15/2020 - 16:06
Soil protection will be a core issue as the Agriculture Bill returns to Parliament later.

Neanderthals 'dived in the ocean' for shellfish

Wed, 01/15/2020 - 13:17
Until now, there's been little evidence our evolutionary relatives could swim.

Facts and figures behind our climate and weather

Wed, 01/15/2020 - 11:23
What can the weather tell us about our changing planet? Ben Rich looks at the latest data in the first of our new monthly series, Climate Check.

Climate change: Last decade confirmed as warmest on record

Wed, 01/15/2020 - 08:03
Global data from three agencies also shows that 2019 was the second warmest year since 1850.

HS2 could threaten irreplaceable natural habitats, report warns

Tue, 01/14/2020 - 18:51
Wildlife group says rare species could be wiped out by rail link and calls for a "greener" approach.