Damian Carrington

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16 02 2021 | 09:28

Tough air pollution targets needed to cut health inequalities, say MPs.

Cross-party committee says deprived groups contribute least but suffer most from dirty air. The government must set tough new air pollution targets to reduce the stark health inequalities suffered…

03 02 2021 | 10:30

Electric car batteries with five-minute charging times produced.

Exclusive: first factory production means recharging could soon be as fast as filling up petrol or diesel vehicles. Batteries capable of fully charging in five minutes have been produced in a…

10 11 2020 | 09:28

‘Hypocrites and greenwash’: Greta Thunberg blasts leaders over climate crisis.

Greta Thunberg has blasted politicians as hypocrites and international climate summits as empty words and greenwash. Until humanity admits it has failed to tackle the climate crisis and begins…

31 08 2020 | 07:33

Children raised in greener areas have higher IQ, study finds.

Research also found lower levels of difficult behaviour in rich and poor neighbourhoods. Growing up in a greener urban environment boosts children’s intelligence and lowers levels of difficult…

21 08 2020 | 08:04

Greenland ice sheet lost a record 1m tonnes of ice per minute in 2019.

Climate-driven loss is likely to be the worst for centuries, and is pushing up sea levels The Greenland ice sheet lost a record amount of ice in 2019, equivalent to a million tonnes per minute…

16 08 2020 | 08:36

Covid-19 lockdown will have 'negligible' impact on climate crisis – study.

Drop in emissions was a blip, say scientists, and a green recovery is vital to halt global heating. The draconian coronavirus lockdowns across the world have led to sharp drops in carbon emissions,…

31 07 2020 | 07:40

Climate crisis exerting increasing impact on UK, says Met Office

Extreme heat, less frost and snow, and trees coming into leaf earlier among signs in 2019 . More extreme heat, less frost and snow, and trees coming into leaf earlier are among the signs seen in…

23 07 2020 | 09:21

Ban new gas boilers in UK from 2025 or risk missing net zero target, says CBI

The installation of new gas boilers must be banned from 2025 or the UK’s net-zero climate target will be “doomed”, according to a high-level commission convened by the CBI. The ban would apply to…

22 07 2020 | 09:01

First active leak of sea-bed methane discovered in Antarctica

The first active leak of methane from the sea floor in Antarctica has been revealed by scientists. The researchers also found microbes that normally consume the potent greenhouse gas before it…

09 04 2020 | 10:55

New renewable energy capacity hit record levels in 2019.

Most new electricity globally was green and coronavirus bailouts must boost this further, says agency.

08 04 2020 | 11:48

Oceans can be restored to former glory within 30 years, say scientists.

The glory of the world’s oceans could be restored within a generation, according to a major new scientific review. It reports rebounding sea life, from humpback whales off Australia to elephant seals…

20 03 2020 | 07:21

Revealed: Monsanto’s secret funding for weedkiller studies.

The research, used to help avoid a ban, claimed ‘severe impacts’ on farming if glyphosate was outlawed. Monsanto secretly funded academic studies indicating “very severe impacts” on farming and the…

23 02 2020 | 16:10

Fates of humans and insects intertwined, warn scientists.

Experts call for solutions to be enforced immediately to halt global population collapses The “fates of humans and insects are intertwined”, scientists have said, with the huge declines reported in…

24 01 2020 | 08:07

Ocean temperatures hit record high as rate of heating accelerates.

Oceans are clearest measure of climate crisis as they absorb 90% of heat trapped by greenhouse gases. The heat in the world’s oceans reached a new record level in 2019, showing “irrefutable and…

30 11 2019 | 10:32

Climate emergency: world 'may have crossed tipping points’.

Warning of ‘existential threat to civilisation’ as impacts lead to cascade of unstoppable events. The world may already have crossed a series of climate tipping points, according to a stark warning…

21 11 2019 | 08:42

Climate crisis will affect lifelong health of young, warn doctors.

The climate crisis will determine the lifelong health of today’s children, doctors have warned, noting that global heating was already causing harm. Children are especially vulnerable and the global…

04 11 2019 | 10:39

Desmond Tutu calls for anti-apartheid style boycott of fossil fuel industry

Nobel peace prize winner calls for organisations to cut ties with industry and for investors to dump fossil fuel stocks. Archbishop Desmond Tutu has called for an anti-apartheid-style boycott and…

31 03 2019 | 08:24

Global 'collapse' in number of new coal-fired power plants.

Not long before coal use is over, say analysts, while warning of possible resurgence in China. The number of coal-fired power plants being developed around the world has collapsed in the last three…

22 03 2019 | 06:29

School climate strikes: 1.4 million people took part, say campaigners.

Activist Greta Thunberg, 16, says action proved ‘no one is too small to make a difference’. More than 1.4 million young people around the world took part in school strikes for climate action,…