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UK government sued over ‘pie-in-the-sky’ net-zero climate strategy

The UK government is being sued over its net zero climate strategy, which lawyers argue illegally fails to include the policies needed to deliver...

Johnson’s political weakness leaves climate agenda at risk, say campaigners

The government’s climate agenda is under threat as Boris Johnson’s popularity slumps, according to green campaigners who work closely with the Conservative party.As the...

German climate minister says speed of carbon cuts needs to be trebled

Germany’s new economy and climate protection minister has called for the nation to pull together to realise the “gigantic task” of creating a climate...

Climate crisis: last seven years the hottest on record, 2021 data shows

The last seven years were the world’s hottest on record, with the first analysis of global temperature in 2021 showing it was 1.2C above...

Brexit decision left UK firms paying 10% more than EU rivals for emissions

British businesses are paying substantially more to produce carbon dioxide than their EU rivals because of the government’s refusal to link the UK carbon...

Streets ahead? What I’ve learned from my year with an electric car

This time last year my partner John and I celebrated purchasing an electric car by driving through London to see the Christmas lights without...

8 things to know about the incoming Dutch government

Press play to listen to this article AMSTERDAM — New year, new Dutch government. After 271 days of difficult negotiations, described by one political heavyweight as...

The Observer view on Britain’s climate crisis targets | Observer editorial

Britain’s electricity generation went through an unfortunate phase last year. According to the UK-based website Carbon Brief, it got dirtier for the first time...

Before Australia’s climate wars: when a Coalition cabinet leaned towards positive action

John Howard still describes himself as “climate change agnostic” even though his government proposed an emissions trading scheme before the 2007 election.How different Australia’s...

Horizon scan: the opportunities and threats facing Earth’s biodiversity

It is no secret that the diversity of life around us is plummeting. Scientists declared more than 100 species to be extinct in 2020...
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