Month: November 2020

The UK’s farmers face upheaval, but a reform to subsidies is needed | Simon Jenkins

The UK’s farmers face upheaval, but a reform to subsidies is needed | Simon Jenkins

This is a good week to start a revolution. With Brexit now on the brink of deal or no deal,..

Air pollution where girl died in London ‘should have been treated as emergency’

Air pollution where girl died in London ‘should have been treated as emergency’

Illegal levels of air pollution in the area where a nine-year-old girl lived and died should have been treated as..

Scottish homes to be first in world to use 100% green hydrogen

Scottish homes to be first in world to use 100% green hydrogen

Some 300 homes in Fife to be fitted with free boilers, heaters and cooking appliances Hundreds of homes in Scotland..

European states ordered to respond to youth activists’ climate lawsuit

European states ordered to respond to youth activists’ climate lawsuit

European court of human rights case could result in countries being bound to take greater action The European court of..

Plastic in paradise: Goldman prize winner’s fight to protect Bahamas

Plastic in paradise: Goldman prize winner’s fight to protect Bahamas

Kristal Ambrose had to beat prejudices about class and race to change mindsets on the islands The Goldman environmental prize..

The Goldman environmental prize winners 2020 – in pictures

The Goldman environmental prize winners 2020 – in pictures

The Goldman environmental prize honours the achievements of grassroots activists in six continents, recognising their efforts to protect natural habitats..

Tree of the week: ‘This black pine represents how nature forces change on to living things’

Tree of the week: ‘This black pine represents how nature forces change on to living things’

Rod Hardingham’s favourite tree, a black pine in Tatsuno, embodies not only his love of gardens and nature, but also..

Landmark inquest to rule if air pollution killed London pupil

Landmark inquest to rule if air pollution killed London pupil

New hearing into 2013 death of Ella Kissi-Debrah follows mother’s seven-year fight An inquest is to consider evidence that illegal..

Country diary: these remarkable beeches can be seen from miles away

Country diary: these remarkable beeches can be seen from miles away

Scots Gap, Northumberland: Planted around 1760 on top of a stone-clad bank known as a kest, their soaring grey trunks..

Environment to benefit from ‘biggest farming shake-up in 50 years’

Environment to benefit from ‘biggest farming shake-up in 50 years’

£1.6bn subsidies for owning land in England to end, with funds going to improve nature Wildlife, nature and the climate..