Day: September 16, 2020

The Guardian view on politics and the environment: we demand better | Editorial

The Guardian view on politics and the environment: we demand better | Editorial

Earlier this month, a dance troupe on an ITV light entertainment show created one of the most complained-about television moments..

The Green Recovery: can I still eat meat if I care about the environment? – video

The Green Recovery: can I still eat meat if I care about the environment? – video

Play Video 4:12 The average Australian eats half a kilogram of meat every week. But meat production has a huge..

The megafires and pandemic expose the lies that frustrate action on climate change | Tim Flannery

The megafires and pandemic expose the lies that frustrate action on climate change | Tim Flannery

I was in Melbourne in late January, watching as more and more people donned face masks to protect themselves against..

The climate crisis is a national security threat to the US. We already see the effects | Sherri Goodman and Kate Guy

The climate crisis is a national security threat to the US. We already see the effects | Sherri Goodman and Kate Guy

Climate change is not a distant problem for future generations to worry about. Instead, the dangers of climate change are..

Birds ‘falling out of the sky’ in mass die-off in south-western US

Birds ‘falling out of the sky’ in mass die-off in south-western US

Thousands of migrating birds have inexplicably died in south-western US in what ornithologists have described as a national tragedy that..

‘Why wait for it?’ How to predict a pandemic

‘Why wait for it?’ How to predict a pandemic

How do you predict where a deadly tropical disease such as Ebola, possibly the most virulent in the world, will..

Extinction Rebellion is showing Britain what real democracy could look like | George Monbiot

Extinction Rebellion is showing Britain what real democracy could look like | George Monbiot

It’s good entertainment, but that’s all it is. Seeing Boris Johnson ritually dismembered in parliament might make us feel better,..

County diary: a perfect warm, windless morning on the fell tops | Country diary

County diary: a perfect warm, windless morning on the fell tops | Country diary

There are precious few September mornings as perfect as this on the fell tops: windless and warm, with, after heavy..