Scottish homes to be first in world to use 100% green...

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European states ordered to respond to youth activists’ climate lawsuit

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The Goldman environmental prize winners 2020 – in pictures

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Plastic in paradise: Goldman prize winner’s fight to protect Bahamas

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Tree of the week: ‘This black pine represents how nature forces...

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Rod Hardingham's favourite tree, a black pine in Tatsuno, embodies not only his love of gardens and nature, but also a decades-long affinity with...

Landmark inquest to rule if air pollution killed London pupil

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Country diary: these remarkable beeches can be seen from miles away

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Scots Gap, Northumberland: Planted around 1760 on top of a stone-clad bank known as a kest, their soaring grey trunks are mottled with pale...

Environment to benefit from ‘biggest farming shake-up in 50 years’

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£1.6bn subsidies for owning land in England to end, with funds going to improve natureWildlife, nature and the climate will benefit from the biggest...

NSW’s clean energy plan means the federal government is even more...

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There may have been other weeks that packed in as many transformative developments in clean energy in Australia as the past seven days, but...

Overlooked and unloved: how a global project could unlock the world...

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