I just arrived in Germany for something remarkable - today’s launch of Europe Beyond Coal, a coalition of groups from across Europe who have been working to move their countries beyond coal to clean energy. It’s a sister effort to...
In the pollution fight, humanity loses at least nine million lives every year, which disproportionately hits poor countries. That’s the main conclusion of the most comprehensive study ever conducted about the effects of industrial and vehicular pollution, which warns us that...
It’s the sort of viral video that makes you coo. A sweet little creature called a slow loris performs a funny trick. Over and over, a human tickles it. Each time, it instantly raises its arms. How adorable. You watch the...
When lighting struck the Pinaleño Mountains in southeast Arizona at around 2:45 p.m. on June 7, igniting a 48,000-acre fire that reduced an ancient forest to blackened poles and stumps, a scurry of rare squirrels — 217 of the...
But more than that, the film is a love story about cooking and gardening -- and the importance of regaining control over where our food comes from. When Aube Giroux was growing up in Nova Scotia, Canada, her mother had...
TREVI, Italy — It was in June, the time of year when the first olives normally burst from their blossoms in the mild warmth of early summer, when Irene Guidobaldi walked through her groves in blistering heat and watched...
Drivers of the most polluting vehicles must from now on pay a daily charge of up to £21.50 to drive in to central London. From Monday, people driving older, more polluting petrol and diesel vehicles will be liable for the £10 T-charge,...
Pollution kills at least nine million people and costs trillions of dollars every year, according to the most comprehensive global analysis to date, which warns the crisis “threatens the continuing survival of human societies”. Toxic air, water, soils and workplaces are...
Tesco has started selling “green” satsumas and clementines after relaxing its quality specifications in its latest attempt to reduce food waste. The flesh inside is orange, ripe and edible, but as a result of recent warm weather in Spain the skins have failed to...
Scientists are seeking increased environmental protections after an entire breeding season of Adelie penguin chicks was wiped out in a key colony in east Antarctica. Only two chicks survived the massive die-off among the thousands born to 18,000 pairs of breeding...

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