Day: February 22, 2021

‘It’ll take decades to clean’: oil spill ravages east Mediterranean

‘It’ll take decades to clean’: oil spill ravages east Mediterranean

At first sight there are few obvious signs of the oil spill on the Mediterranean beach. Wooden parasols stand solitary..

Australia was the first casualty of the big blackout lie blaming wind power – the US could be next | Ketan Joshi

Australia was the first casualty of the big blackout lie blaming wind power – the US could be next | Ketan Joshi

Climate change is full of surprises. We were warned about heatwaves, hurricanes and high-intensity firestorms. What we didn’t see coming..

‘It’s in our DNA’: tiny Costa Rica wants the world to take giant climate step

‘It’s in our DNA’: tiny Costa Rica wants the world to take giant climate step

When it comes to the environment, few countries rival Costa Rica in terms of action and ambition. The tiny Central..

Keep funding green homes to meet emissions target, say businesses

Keep funding green homes to meet emissions target, say businesses

CBI, Energy UK and others tell chancellor cutting scheme will risk target of net zero emissions by 2050 Business groups..

Country diary: narcissi are back in flower – omens of spring

Country diary: narcissi are back in flower – omens of spring

St Dominic, Tamar valley: Some old-fashioned daffodils, dating from pre-1930, still appear in their original plots A succession of blossoms..