Day: July 30, 2020

Climate crisis exerting increasing impact on UK, says Met Office

Climate crisis exerting increasing impact on UK, says Met Office

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

Pollutionwatch: will carmakers follow VW and revamp vehicles?

Pollutionwatch: will carmakers follow VW and revamp vehicles?

Five years ago, Volkswagen admitted to using software that ensured its cars were on their best behaviour when tested but..

Extra 23 million people could face coastal flooding within 30 years, even with emission cuts, study says

Extra 23 million people could face coastal flooding within 30 years, even with emission cuts, study says

The combined impacts of human-caused sea level rise, storm surges and high tides could expose an extra 23 million people..

‘Everything is burning’: Argentina’s delta fires rage out of control

‘Everything is burning’: Argentina’s delta fires rage out of control

A raging fire described as “completely out of control” is threatening one of South America’s major wetland ecosystems. The fire..

European commission orders France to outlaw ‘barbaric’ glue traps for birds

European commission orders France to outlaw ‘barbaric’ glue traps for birds

France is to outlaw trapping birds using sticks covered in glue after the European commission threatened legal action and fines…

Life and death: what readers in Australia are seeing post-bushfires

Life and death: what readers in Australia are seeing post-bushfires

From the eerie absence of birdsong to green shoots sprouting from burnt-out trees, Guardian readers in Australia have shared their..

Use of plastic bags in England drops by 59% in a year

Use of plastic bags in England drops by 59% in a year

Shoppers’ use of plastic carrier bags in England has continued to fall – by 59% in the last year alone..

Small crustacean can fragment microplastics in four days, study finds

Small crustacean can fragment microplastics in four days, study finds

Small crustaceans can fragment microplastics into pieces smaller than a cell within 96 hours, a study has shown. Until now,..

The four types of climate denier, and why you should ignore them all | Damian Carrington

The four types of climate denier, and why you should ignore them all | Damian Carrington

A new book, described as “deeply and fatally flawed” by an expert reviewer, recently reached the top of Amazon’s bestseller..

KFC admits a third of its chickens suffer painful inflammation

KFC admits a third of its chickens suffer painful inflammation

Fast food giant KFC has laid bare the realities of chicken production after admitting to poor welfare conditions among its..