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12 03 2020 | 07:22

Environmental degradation driving gender-based violence – IUCN study.

Gland, Switzerland, 29 January 2020 (IUCN) – The degradation of nature can lead to gender-based violence including sexual assault, domestic violence and forced prostitution, according to a new…

05 03 2020 | 07:14

Climate campaigners win Heathrow expansion case.

Controversial plans for a third runway at Heathrow Airport have been thrown into doubt after a court ruling. The government's decision to allow the expansion was unlawful because it did not take…

05 03 2020 | 07:08

World's beaches disappearing due to climate crisis – study.

UK on course to lose a quarter of its sandy coast because of human-driven erosion Almost half of the world’s sandy beaches will have retreated significantly by the end of the century as a result of…

01 03 2020 | 13:45

Australia's wild summer sees blast of snow.

Tasmania snow concludes Australia's summer of extremes Snow has fallen in mountainous parts of Tasmania, rounding out a summer of dramatic weather changes in Australia. Watch the video here…

27 02 2020 | 07:39

Accountants urged to help firms worldwide combat climate crisis.

ICAEW and other industry groups want climate risk to be integrated into company audits The world’s accountants must put the climate crisis at the forefront of their work to spur global companies to…

27 02 2020 | 07:34

Dangerous to move too fast on climate change, colossal fossil warns.

With a bushfire calamity devastating Australia, the world’s “riskiest” and “most dangerous” glacier melting at an accelerating rate, and assorted other climate impacts worsening around the world, the…

24 02 2020 | 05:58

If we want to adress climate change, we could use the help of the military.

In adittion to being a major polluter itself, the military could help reduce climate change denial.

24 02 2020 | 05:47

Dramatic images show ice-less region of Antarctica following record-high temperatures.

The peninsula region experienced temperatures near 65 degrees Fahrenheit.  

24 02 2020 | 05:45

Colorado River flow shrinks from climate crisis, risking ‘severe water shortages’ .

Millions of people rely on the 1,450-mile waterway as increasing periods of drought and rising temperatures reduce flow of river The flow of the Colorado River is dwindling due to the impacts of…

23 02 2020 | 11:49

Climate change threatens future of all children: UN report.

No country is doing enough to protect children from the impact of climate change, a joint report by the World Health Organization, UNICEF and The Lancet has found. The future of every child is at…

23 02 2020 | 11:22

Inside Australia's climate emergency: the air we breathe.

For months, Australians breathed air pollution up to 26 times above levels considered hazardous to human health. The long-term impact could be devastating.   On the worst day of the smoke,…

09 07 2019 | 08:07

Heatwaves test limits of nuclear power.