4.5 C
London
Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Climate

Teenagers taking the Australian government to court over climate change

A landmark class action against the Australian government, led by eight teenagers, begins in the federal court on Tuesday. The case could set a...

Budget is vital test of UK government's green credentials

The budget this week will be a vital test of Boris Johnson’s green credentials, with campaigners watching keenly to see whether plans match up...

Golden Globes 2021: despite the glitz, grief took centre stage

As outrage swirled over the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s perceived lack of inclusivity, and its mostly virtual Golden Globes ceremony dogged by technical issues,...

A Texas city had a bold new climate plan – until a gas company got involved

When the city of Austin drafted a plan to shift away from fossil fuels, the local gas company was fast on the scene to...

Huge iceberg breaks off from shelf in Antarctica – video

Aerial video released on 26 February reveals a huge iceberg has separated from the Brunt Ice Shelf in Antarctica, almost 10 years after scientists...

A third of top UK firms emit enough CO2 to push up global warming by 2.7C

Three out of 10 of the UK’s biggest public companies emit carbon dioxide at a rate that would contribute significantly to the climate crisis,...

Fossil fuel cars make 'hundreds of times' more waste than electric cars

Fossil fuel cars waste hundreds of times more raw material than their battery electric equivalents, according to a study that adds to evidence that...

Aviva sets target for net zero carbon footprint by 2040

Aviva has become the first leading insurer worldwide to set a target to shrink its carbon footprint to net zero by 2040, a decade...

Denmark’s climate policies 'insufficient' to meet 2030 target

The Danish government’s efforts towards meeting the country’s ambitious target of reducing emissions by 70% by 2030 have been judged “insufficient” by the body...

Must Read