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How to spot the difference between a real climate policy and greenwashing guff | Damian Carrington

So it’s goodbye climate deniers, hello – and you’ll pardon me for being blunt here – climate bullshitters.The impacts of the climate emergency are...

Germany to bring forward climate goals after constitutional court ruling

Germany’s government is to revise its emission reduction targets after the country’s constitutional court declared the current climate protection measures insufficient, aiming to become...

Giant sequoia found still smoldering after 2020 California wildfire

Scientists have discovered a giant sequoia still smoldering in California’s Sequoia national forest, months after wildfires tore through the region last August.The tree was...

Wetter the better: Gothenburg’s bold plan to be world’s best rainy city

When they wake up on a Saturday morning to find rain coursing down the windows of their Gothenburg apartment, four-year-old Enja Bäckström and her...

We can’t stop rising sea levels, but we still have a chance to slow them down | Tamsin Edwards

Sea levels are going to rise, no matter what. This is certain. But newresearch I helped produce shows how much we could limit the...

How melting glaciers have accelerated a shift in Earth’s axis

The axis of the Earth has shifted and moved the locations of the north and south poles. The poles have always wandered very gradually...

Reducing emissions should be airlines’ ‘first priority’, not buying carbon offsets

Airlines should focus on reducing emissions from flights instead of using carbon offsets for climate commitments, experts and environmental campaigners have warned.British Airways and...

Global heating pace risks ‘unstoppable’ sea level rise as Antarctic ice sheet melts

The current pace of global heating risks unleashing “rapid and unstoppable” sea level rise from the melting of Antarctica’s vast ice sheet, a new...

Pension funds urged to help UK reach net zero climate goals

Pension funds must set a target of net zero emissions for their investments if the UK is to meet its climate goals, influential figures...

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