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One billion people will live in insufferable heat within 50 years – study

Human cost of climate crisis will hit harder and sooner than previously believed, research reveals.

BBC 5 May 2020

UK warned to avoid climate change crisis

The UK must avoid lurching from the coronavirus crisis into a deeper climate crisis, the government’s advisers have warned.

BBC 6 May 2020

Mark Carney: 'We can't self-isolate from climate change'

The former governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, has added his voice to calls for industrialised nations to invest in a greener economic recovery from the Covid-19 crisis.

BBC 7 May 2020

Potentially fatal bouts of heat and humidity on the rise, study finds

Scientists identify thousands of extreme events, suggesting stark warnings about global heating are already coming to pass.

Guardian 8 May 2020


World mustn't forget 'deeper emergency'

Despite the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, the world mustn't forget the "deeper environmental emergency" facing the planet.

BBC 3 May 2020

Birdsong has risen like a tide of hope from our silenced cities. Is it here to stay?

Lockdown has allowed us a glimpse of how different our cities could be in a carbon-neutral world.

Guardian 3 May 2020

Coronavirus lockdown reduces UK ground motions

Seismometer stations, which are normally used to record earthquakes, have detected a big fall in the ground vibrations linked to human activity.

BBC 3 May 2020

The 'gangsta gardener' transforming Los Angeles

Lockdown is an unlikely ally for Ron Finley, who has set about revolutionising attitudes to gardening in inner city areas.

Guardian 3 May 2020


Nasa space lasers track melting of Earth's ice sheets

Scientists have released a new analysis of how the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets have changed, from 2003 to 2019.

BBC 1 May 2020

Coronavirus recovery plan 'must tackle climate change'

Tackling climate change must be woven into the solution to the Covid-19 economic crisis, the UK will tell governments next week.

BBC 1 May 2020

'Nature survives in the tiniest corners': the City of London's wild heart

The Barbican is famous for its Brutalist architecture, but the concrete conceals a well-kept secret: a community garden where wildlife thrives.

Guardian 1 May 2020

Meteorologists say 2020 on course to be hottest year since records began

This year is on course to be the world’s hottest since measurements began, according to meteorologists.

Guardian 1 May 2020


Transport secretary promised EasyJet not to levy green taxes

Airline given £600m coronavirus bailout with no strings attached

Guardian 30 April 2020

France offers subsidy to tempt lockdown cyclists

France is encouraging people to cycle to keep pollution levels low once lockdown restrictions end.

BBC 30 April 2020

What readers have spotted during lockdown

Guardian readers from around the world have sent us their best shots of urban wildlife taken from their homes.

Guardian 30 April 2020

Clean air in Europe during lockdown ‘leads to 11,000 fewer deaths’

Study into effects of coronavirus curbs also finds less asthma and preterm births.

Guardian 30 April 2020


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