Holi week and Italy on lockdown: Tuesday’s best photos

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Milan, Italy Duomo square is almost deserted after the government ordered a nationwide lockdown due to the spread of coronavirus Photograph: Flavio Lo Scalzo/Reuters Bnei Brak, Israel Ultra-Orthodox...

‘I swapped my gun for binoculars’: India’s hunters turn to conservation

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It is Sunday in Kohima, the capital of Nagaland, and like many Naga, Gwasinlo Thong has spent the morning in church. A tall, elegant...

Trees on commercial UK plantations ‘not helping climate crisis’

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Commercial tree plantations in Britain do not store carbon to help the climate crisis because more than half of the harvested timber is used...

Why cycling in Palestine is an intensely political act

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Are you annoyed by the anti-motorcycle barriers or speed bumps on your local bike path? Spare a thought for Palestinian bicycle advocates. According to...

UK’s lost sea meadows to be resurrected in climate fight

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"We think this whole bay was once carpeted with seagrass," says Evie Furness, waving across the sparkling, sunlit waters of Dale Bay in Pembrokeshire,...

If Jeff Bezos really wants to fight the climate crisis, he...

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In the wake of the devastating Australian bushfires, Jeff Bezos announced last month that he will donate $10bn to fight the climate crisis. As...

‘We need to be heard’: the BAME climate activists who won’t...

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In January, after she posed for a photo in Davos alongside Greta Thunberg and several other white climate campaigners, the Ugandan activist Vanessa Nakate...

Carbon emissions fall as electricity producers move away from coal

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Carbon emissions from the global electricity system fell by 2% last year, the biggest drop in almost 30 years, as countries began to turn...

We shouldn’t have to pay for Jack Dorsey’s $40m estate when...

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Even by the standards of overpriced San Francisco, the Sea Cliff neighborhood is astronomically expensive. Nestled between two gorgeous parks and with what a...

Griff Rhys Jones: save our Victorian treasures from teen vandals

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Griff Rhys Jones, the president of the Victorian Society, has urged councils to protect derelict buildings that are of huge importance to Britain's industrial...

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