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Extinction Rebellion: Activists say meeting with Michael Gove 'disappointing'

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 07:45
Extinction Rebellion says the environment secretary refused declare a climate emergency.

Signs of faster melting in world's largest ice shelf

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 07:27
Part of the world's largest ice shelf is melting 10 times faster than the rest, shedding light on how it might respond to climate change.

Glimpsing a world beyond human extinction

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 16:17
Writer and explorer Robert MacFarlane explores the "underland" beneath our feet.

Climate change: Electric car target 'needs to be sooner'

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 13:39
The government's plan to ban the sale of petrol and diesel cars by 2040 is too tame, its advisers will say.

How one woman beat mining giants and saved rare snow leopards

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 02:16
A woman from Mongolia has won the Goldman Environmental Prize after a campaign to stop mining firms destroying a critical habitat for snow leopards.

How cow dung can help fight climate change

Sun, 04/28/2019 - 17:33
Keeping soil in good condition is key to keeping carbon locked away, and it's possible cows can help.

Climate change being fuelled by soil damage - report

Sun, 04/28/2019 - 17:09
There's three times more carbon in the soil than in the atmosphere - and deforestation is releasing it.

Nature loss: Major report to highlight 'natural and human emergency'

Sat, 04/27/2019 - 17:00
Critical scientific assessment of humanity's impact on nature to be released after Paris negotiations.

Fracking commissioner resigns after six months

Sat, 04/27/2019 - 16:08
Natascha Engel says the government's approach to fracking has created a de facto ban on it.