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The latest must-have among US billionaires? A plan to end the climate crisis

The latest must-have for America’s ultra-rich isn’t another mega yacht or space program – it’s a plan to save the world from the climate...

Labour to outline plan to spark electric car 'revolution' across UK

Interest-free government loans should be made available to help up to a million households buy electric cars over the next two years, the shadow...

One of Earth’s giant carbon sinks may have been overestimated – study

The storage potential of one of the Earth’s biggest carbon sinks – soils – may have been overestimated, research shows. This could mean ecosystems...

Rising risk of wildfires across UK from climate crisis, scientists warn

Once-in-a-century weather extremes that pose the highest danger of wildfires could occur every year in parts of the UK as the climate changes, scientists...

Scientists need to face both facts and feelings when dealing with the climate crisis | Kimberley Nicholas

Over the course of my career, the climate crisis has changed from something only experts could see – reading clues trapped in frozen air...

Over 30 million people 'one step away from starvation', UN warns

Acute hunger is likely to soar in more than 20 countries in the next few months, the UN has warned.Families in pockets of Yemen...

Big banks’ trillion-dollar finance for fossil fuels ‘shocking’, says report

The world’s biggest 60 banks have provided $3.8tn of financing for fossil fuel companies since the Paris climate deal in 2015, according to a...

Australia's climate policies not ambitious enough for summit invite, Boris Johnson told Scott Morrison

Boris Johnson has told Scott Morrison Australia was denied a speaking slot at a leaders’ climate ambition summit in December because his government had...

Catastrophic fires and devastating floods are part of Australia's harsh new climate reality | Michael Mann

A year ago I lived through the Black Summer. I had arrived in Sydney in mid-December 2019 to collaborate with Australian researchers studying the...

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