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Atlantic Ocean circulation at weakest in a millennium, say scientists

The Atlantic Ocean circulation that underpins the Gulf Stream, the weather system that brings warm and mild weather to Europe, is at its weakest...

Government under pressure to stop Leeds Bradford airport expansion

The government is under growing pressure to halt a proposed expansion of Leeds Bradford airport, which critics say would wreck efforts to tackle the...

A practical guide to tackling the climate crisis – podcast

The first UN climate change conference was held in 1995 in Berlin. More than two decades later, our planet remains on track for three...

Australian sport stars call for more action to combat climate ‘havoc’

The impact of extreme weather on sport, which has resulted in seasons being cut short and players hospitalised, has prompted Australian sport stars to...

Arctic ice loss forces polar bears to use four times as much energy to survive – study

Polar bears and narwhals are using up to four times as much energy to survive because of major ice loss in the Arctic, according...

From the archive: 'A reckoning for our species': the philosopher prophet of the Anthropocene – podcast

We are raiding the Audio Long Reads archives and bringing you some classic pieces from years past, with new introductions from the authors. This week:...

Hot houses: the race to save bats from overheating as temperatures rise

Steve Latour and his wife were enjoying their usual early morning coffee in the sun outside their lake house in the Kootenay region of...

Texas freeze casts renewable energy as next battle line in US culture wars

Sign up for the Guardian's Green Light newsletterThe frigid winter storm and power failure that left millions of people in Texas shivering in darkness...

To stop climate disaster, make ecocide an international crime. It's the only way | Jojo Mehta and Julia Jackson

The Paris agreement is failing. Yet there is new hope for preserving a livable planet: the growing global campaign to criminalize ecocide can address...

Climate crisis bigger concern than pandemic for Australian businesses, survey finds

Australian bosses say the climate crisis is the biggest challenge facing their businesses – in contrast to their overseas counterparts, who have ranked recovering...

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