Damian Carrington

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02 06 2022 | 10:15

People in US and UK face huge financial hit if fossil fuels lose value, study shows

Individuals in rich countries face huge financial losses if climate action slashes the value of fossil fuel assets, a study shows, despite many oil and gas fields being in other countries.

02 06 2022 | 10:14

Sunak’s UK oil subsidy could have insulated 2m homes, says thinktank

Billions of pounds given away in a tax break for UK oil and gas exploitation could have permanently cut the energy bills of 2m homes by £342 a year if invested in insulation measures, according to a…

02 06 2022 | 10:09

Analysis: Banks hold $681 billion of potentially stranded fossil assets

Individuals in rich countries face huge financial losses if climate action slashes the value of fossil fuel assets, a study shows, despite many oil and gas fields being in other countries.

26 05 2022 | 07:03

Shut down fossil fuel production sites early to avoid climate chaos, says study

Nearly half of existing fossil fuel production sites need to be shut down early if global heating is to be limited to 1.5C, the internationally agreed goal for avoiding climate catastrophe, according…

13 05 2022 | 10:45

Climate limit of 1.5C close to being broken, scientists warn

The year the world breaches for the first time the 1.5C global heating limit set by international governments is fast approaching, a new forecast shows.

02 03 2022 | 07:15

This climate crisis report asks: what is at stake? In short, everything

Analysis: Major IPCC report, approved by 195 countries, lays bare devastating harm caused by unchecked global heating

21 02 2022 | 08:27

Oil firms’ climate claims are greenwashing, study concludes

Most comprehensive scientific analysis to date finds words are not matched by actions Accusations of greenwashing against major oil companies that claim to be in transition to clean energy are well…

02 02 2022 | 09:08

Extreme heat in oceans ‘passed point of no return’ in 2014

Extreme heat in the world’s oceans passed the “point of no return” in 2014 and has become the new normal, according to research. Scientists analysed sea surface temperatures over the last 150 years…

20 01 2022 | 11:05

Chemical pollution has passed safe limit for humanity, say scientists

Study calls for cap on production and release as pollution threatens global ecosystems upon which life depends The cocktail of chemical pollution that pervades the planet now threatens the…

18 01 2022 | 10:18

Protein from gorse bushes could feed millions of people, says expert

Invasive prickly plant is widely cleared in Scotland and has been used as animal fodder in the past The gorse bushes that have invaded many Scottish landscapes could produce enough protein to feed…

11 01 2022 | 08:41

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

Global heating continued unabated with extreme weather rife and greenhouse gases hitting new highs The last seven years were the world’s hottest on record, with the first analysis of global…

01 01 2022 | 12:54

Companies race to stem flood of microplastic fibres into the oceans

New products range from washing machine filters and balls to fabrics made from kelp and orange peel From filters to bags to balls, the number of products aimed at stopping the torrent of…

21 12 2021 | 08:43

Wood burners cause nearly half of urban air pollution cancer risk – study

Exclusive: Wood smoke is a more important carcinogen than vehicle fumes, finds Athens analysis Wood burning stoves in urban areas are responsible for almost half of people’s exposure to cancer-…

16 12 2021 | 10:00

Bugs across globe are evolving to eat plastic, study finds

Surprising discovery shows scale of plastic pollution and reveals enzymes that could boost recycling Microbes in oceans and soils across the globe are evolving to eat plastic, according to a…

10 12 2021 | 10:35

World’s largest lab-grown steak unveiled by Israeli firm

MeaTech 3D created the 4oz steak using 3D printing with real bovine cells that mature into muscle and fat The largest lab-grown steak yet produced has been unveiled by the Israeli company MeaTech…

10 12 2021 | 10:31

Listen to the fish sing: scientists record ‘mind-blowing’ noises of restored coral reef

Vibrant soundscape shows Indonesian reef devastated by blast fishing is returning to health From whoops to purrs, snaps to grunts, and foghorns to laughs, a cacophony of bizarre fish songs have…

10 12 2021 | 10:25

Microplastics cause damage to human cells, study shows

Harm included cell death and occurred at levels of plastic eaten by people via their food Microplastics cause damage to human cells in the laboratory at the levels known to be eaten by people via…

01 12 2021 | 10:07

Rain to replace snow in the Arctic as climate heats, study finds

Climate models show switch will happen decades faster than previously thought, with ‘profound’ implications Rain will replace snow as the Arctic’s most common precipitation as the climate crisis…

22 08 2021 | 11:58

Rain falls on peak of Greenland ice cap for first time on record

  Precipitation was so unexpected, scientists had no gauges to measure it, and is stark sign of climate crisis Rain has fallen on the summit of Greenland’s huge ice cap for the first time on…

17 07 2021 | 10:13

Amazon rainforest now emitting more CO2 than it absorbs.

Cutting emissions more urgent than ever, say scientists, with forest producing more than a billion tonnes of carbon dioxide a year. The Amazon rainforest is now emitting more carbon dioxide than it…