The small Dutch town that wants to shape the future of...

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In the low-lying Gelderse Valley some 85km east of Amsterdam, a Dutch university is changing how humans eat. There, a bright-eyed press officer with Willy...

Tropical forests losing their ability to absorb carbon, study finds

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Tropical forests are taking up less carbon dioxide from the air, reducing their ability to act as "carbon sinks" and bringing closer the prospect...

Focus on coronavirus shows need for climate law, says EU official

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Tensions at the Greek-Turkish border and the coronavirus show why the European Union needs a climate law that binds member states to net zero...

Scientists turn to tech to prevent second wave of locusts in...

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Scientists monitoring the movements of the worst locust outbreak in Kenya in 70 years are hopeful that a new tracking programme they will be...

Our House Is on Fire by Greta Thunberg et al review...

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A movement born without a face tends to acquire one. Since August 2018, when 15-year-old Greta Thunberg began a solo "school strike for the...

Spend GBP8bn to kickstart plan to decarbonise economy, chancellor told

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The author of a groundbreaking report on the economic impact of climate change has called on Rishi Sunak to spend more than GBP8bn in...

Climate action: the latest target of Europe’s fossil fuel lobbyists

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Picture the scene: a dinner for MEPs organised by leading fossil fuel firms to explain the lengths to which their industries have gone to...

The government must abandon its fossil fuel power projects. If not,...

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No longer should our survival be an afterthought. If we are to withstand the climate crisis, every decision should begin with the question of...

E10 petrol: UK to standardise higher ethanol blend

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The government is set to introduce E10 fuel containing 10% ethanol as a new form of "cleaner" petrol aimed at cutting carbon dioxide emissions. Grant...

Let’s enjoy some good climate news: the block on UK onshore...

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On Monday, the government did something remarkable. In the windiest country in Europe, it finally ended a five-year block on new onshore wind turbines....

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New rules to tackle ‘wild west’ of plastic waste dumped on poorer countries

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Atmospheric CO2 levels rise sharply despite Covid-19 lockdowns

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Alok Sharma to work full-time on Cop26 climate conference preparation

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Boris Johnson has moved his business secretary, Alok Sharma, to work full-time on preparations for the Cop26 climate conference in Glasgow this November, a...