Forging new alliances with young activists from Europe, the forest’s traditional guardians hope the connections will lead to more international support and greater overseas prominence for their long struggle to defend their land against invasion.
Venice has been engulfed by 1.87m (6ft) high water levels, flooding its historic basilica and cutting power to homes. More than 80% of the city, a UNESCO world heritage site, was under water when tides were at their highest.
Climategate marks its 10th anniversary this month – an opportune moment to reflect on just how serious was its impact on efforts to stop Earth from being ravaged by rising seas, spreading deserts, disappearing coral reefs, and suffocating heat.
The scientists say major changes to global society are urgently needed. These include ending population growth, leaving fossil fuels in the ground, halting forest destruction, and slashing meat eating.
India’s top court has accused state governments of failing to take action to tackle Delhi’s toxic smog. The Supreme Court said authorities were only interested in “gimmicks”, rather than concrete measures to combat pollution levels.
Tech companies are rapidly networking the environment in ways that will transform our perception of nature—just as social media reshaped our relationships with each other. What could possibly go wrong?
The analysis assessed the health and environmental impacts of 15 foods common in Western diets and found fruit, vegetables, beans, and wholegrains were best for both avoiding disease and protecting the climate and water resources.
Global renewable energy capacity is set to rise by 50 per cent in five years, driven by solar photovoltaic (PV) installations on homes, buildings and industry, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA).
The world’s rising reliance on fossil fuels may come to an end decades earlier than the most polluting companies predict, offering early signs of hope in the global battle to tackle the climate crisis.