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If the US could get on a war footing in 1941, we can tackle the climate emergency | George Monbiot

Fatalism creeps across our movements like rust. In conversations with scientists and activists, I hear the same words, over and again: “We’re screwed.” Government...

Planned fossil fuel output ‘vastly exceeds’ climate limits, says UN

Fossil fuel production planned by the world’s governments “vastly exceeds” the limit needed to keep the rise in global heating to 1.5C and avoid...

The government’s net zero plan is impressive, but it is high risk | Chaitanya Kumar

Two weeks before the most important climate conference in history, the UK government has finally published its long-awaited net zero strategy, alongside a bevy...

Two north of England sites selected for multibillion-pound carbon capture plan

The UK government has selected two sites in the north of England to develop multibillion-pound carbon capture projects by the middle of the decade...

It’s Tory rebels, not Boris Johnson, who will set the pace on Britain’s road to net zero | Rafael Behr

Boris Johnson’s recruitment to the global crusade against carbon emissions is, by his own admission, recent. On a visit to New York last month,...

Lack of support for emissions reduction target will ‘punish farmers’, NFF tells Nationals

The National Farmers’ Federation has made a final pitch to the National party to support a net zero emissions reduction target before Scott Morrison...

‘Case closed’: 99.9% of scientists agree climate emergency caused by humans

The scientific consensus that humans are altering the climate has passed 99.9%, according to research that strengthens the case for global action at the...

Glasgow bin workers to strike during Cop26 climate summit

Bin workers in Glasgow have confirmed that they will strike during the Cop26 climate conference, amid growing anxieties that the city’s summit arrangements are...
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Vegan pet food as healthy for cats and dogs as meat, says veterinary professor

Vegan diets are just as healthy for cats and dogs as meat-based pet food, according to research that will further fuel a row over...

6 schools officially apply to join AAC, source says

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UK records huge jump in human trafficking referrals: Report

The number of potential human trafficking victims in the U.K. has increased by almost 10-fold in less than a decade, and the problem could...