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05 08 2021 | 15:15

How the meat industry is borrowing tactics from Big Tobacco.

The global meat industry is “borrowing tactics from tobacco companies” to downplay its role in driving the climate crisis, according to a months-long investigation shared with 

05 07 2021 | 09:01

Rare orchids to flood resilience: How can green roofs help to tackle the climate and nature crises?

Eleven stories high in the heart of the City of London, there is a hidden haven for wildlife. Around 159 species of plants are flourishing on the rooftop of Nomura, a Japanese bank. By day, orchids,…

23 06 2021 | 11:57

‘It’s virtually impossible’: Transition to renewables at risk as oil and gas workers struggle to access green jobs

Exclusive: Survey of 600 offshore workers suggests expensive training costs could be stopping many from moving from fossil fuels into renewables The UK’s transition away from fossil fuels to…

30 05 2021 | 16:54

Climate activists launch legal challenge against government over North Sea oil and gas support

Three campaigners are taking government to High Court over its support for continued fossil fuel production A trio of climate activists have launched a legal challenge against the government over…

26 05 2021 | 07:23

No place for new fossil fuels if world is to reach net zero by 2050, says landmark report.

Roadmap comes just months before UK hosts major global climate summit. There is no place for new fossil fuel projects if the world is to reach net-zero emissions by 2050, according to a landmark…

25 05 2021 | 13:19

Government’s hydrogen plans at risk from ‘fossil fuel lobbying’, climate groups warn

Letter urges government to invest in ‘green hydrogen’ as it strives to meet net-zero emissions by 2050 The government’s strategy for developing hydrogen – a fuel that could one day play a major role…

18 05 2021 | 07:02

How banking bosses are linked to the world’s dirtiest fossil fuel.

Exclusive: Analysis reveals directors at three of the UK’s five largest banks have ties to the coal industry. Campaigners have called for greater regulation of banks’ carbon-cutting measures as…

07 05 2021 | 09:43

‘Unacceptable loopholes’ could undermine UK pledge to end overseas fossil fuel funding, campaigners say

Exclusive: Government’s policy to end overseas fossil fuel projects is ‘rhetoric over substance’, says Labour The UK’s pledge to end support for fossil fuels overseas is at risk of being undermined…

04 05 2021 | 10:48

Rapid retreat of glaciers leading world towards ‘humanitarian crisis’, says top scientist.

Exclusive: Melt of glaciers in the Himalayas and South America could threaten water supply of hundreds of millions of people, says leading glaciologist Prof Jemma Wadham The rapid retreat of …

04 05 2021 | 10:29

Covid recovery must not be driven by fossil fuels, says Ed Miliband.

Exclusive: Shadow business secretary calls for the UK to ‘reckon’ with fossil fuels as The Independent launches campaign for greater action on climate. The world’s recovery from Covid-19 must not be…

07 04 2021 | 09:56

Pollution from Europe’s coal plants responsible for ‘up to 34,000 deaths each year’

Exclusive: Research ‘adds to growing evidence about the co-benefits of responding to climate change and air pollution together’, a scientist tells The Independent. Air pollution from Europe’s coal…

07 04 2021 | 09:27

‘Forests are our home’: How indigenous land defenders are fighting the climate crisis.

As a UN report highlights the role native communities can play in tackling deforestation, Daisy Dunne speaks to indigenous leaders from across Central and South America. Indigenous leaders in Latin…

12 03 2021 | 09:53

Women must not be sidelined in climate crisis talks, says scientist Katharine Hayhoe.

The Independent speaks to Prof Hayhoe as she is appointed chief scientist of the Nature Conservancy, one of the world’s largest environmental organisations. More effort must be made to represent…

16 11 2020 | 07:46

What would a Biden victory mean for the climate crisis?

Senior figures from across the world’s major economies have come together to condemn the US after it made its official exit from the Paris Agreement, a major international treaty aimed at delivering…