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Big Oil’s answer to melting Arctic: cooling the ground so it can keep drilling

Big Oil’s answer to melting Arctic: cooling the ground so it can keep drilling

. The oil company ConocoPhillips had a problem. It wanted to pump 160,000 more barrels of oil each day from..

Make climate risk reports mandatory for 480 FTSE firms, say investors

Make climate risk reports mandatory for 480 FTSE firms, say investors

An influential group of investors is urging UK regulators to make climate risk reporting mandatory for nearly 500 FTSE-listed firms…

Tree of the week: the beloved Scots Pine that could fall victim to its own success

Tree of the week: the beloved Scots Pine that could fall victim to its own success

Dave Jones first heard about the striking Scots pine that stands in Llyn Padarn, a lake in Snowdonia, from his..

Rising tide: why the crocodile-like gharial is returning to India’s rivers

Rising tide: why the crocodile-like gharial is returning to India’s rivers

As the sunlight pierces the fog, a fisherman on a boat floating along the Gandak River in Bihar, India, spots..

Leaded petrol, acid rain, CFCs: why the green movement can overcome the climate crisis

Leaded petrol, acid rain, CFCs: why the green movement can overcome the climate crisis

Guardian environment correspondent Fiona Harvey discusses why the last 50 years of environmental action have shown how civil society can..

Why there is hope that the world’s coral reefs can be saved

Why there is hope that the world’s coral reefs can be saved

From coral farming to 3D printing, scientists are using novel methods to save a vital part of our ecosystem For..

Dying birds and the fires: scientists work to unravel a great mystery

Dying birds and the fires: scientists work to unravel a great mystery

Nobody knowns precisely how wildfire smoke affects birds’ health and migratory patterns. Now, citizen birdwatchers are stepping in The yellow..

Weather Photographer of the Year 2020 – in pictures

Weather Photographer of the Year 2020 – in pictures

Snow, lightning and tornados were among the natural phenomena captured in the 7,700 entries to the Royal Meteorological Society’s Weather..

Alaska’s new climate threat: tsunamis linked to melting permafrost

Alaska’s new climate threat: tsunamis linked to melting permafrost

Scientists are warning of a link between rapid warming and landslides that could threaten towns and tourist attractions In Alaska..

The Bank must not fear radical action. Britain needs negative interest rates

The Bank must not fear radical action. Britain needs negative interest rates

The signs are of relapse, not recovery, when it comes to the pandemic. Central banks must rise to the challenge..