Scientists develop ‘tiny wind turbine’ to scavenge energy from gentle breeze...

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Play Video 0:54 Scientists have developed a 'tiny wind turbine' that can take energy from a gentle breeze, such as that made as you walk. The device...

Few countries living up to Covid ‘green recovery’ pledges – analysis

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Few countries are living up to their promises of a "green recovery" from the coronavirus crisis, with hundreds of billions of dollars likely to...

Rescuers work to save whales in worst mass stranding in Australia’s...

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Play Video 1:01 Hundreds of whales have died in what is suspected to be Australia's largest mass stranding on record. More than 450 long-finned pilot whales were...

Why were Indigenous crews in Canada shot at with flares for...

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The mood was joyous among a group of Indigenous fishermen as they hurled lobster traps into the choppy waters of the Atlantic. Moments earlier,...

New all-time coldest northern hemisphere temperature discovered

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The coldest temperature ever recorded in the northern hemisphere just got colder, thanks to the work of climate detectives at the World Meteorological Organization. Searching...

380 whales dead in worst mass stranding in Australia’s history

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About 380 pilot whales were confirmed dead in Tasmania's west on Wednesday afternoon with rescuers fighting to save the remaining 30 that are still...

10 years of the British Wildlife Photography awards – in pictures

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Coast and marine highly commended (2018): Ta Da! (Grey seal, Halichoerus grypus) by Kirsty Andrews, Northumberland Photograph: Kirsty Andrews/British Wildlife Photography Awards Animal behaviour highly commended...

Electric cars won’t solve our pollution problems – Britain needs a...

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Could it be true? That this government will bring all sales of petrol and diesel cars to an end by 2030? That it will...

By 2020 standards, Angus Taylor’s low-emissions technology statement is not really...

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The first point to make about Angus Taylor's low-emissions technology statement, launched on Tuesday as the Morrison government's primary response to the climate crisis,...

EU’s farm animals ‘produce more emissions than cars and vans combined’

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Cows, pigs and other farm livestock in Europe are producing more greenhouse gases every year than all of the bloc's cars and vans put...

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