Day: April 22, 2020

Weatherwatch: what is the dew point?

Weatherwatch: what is the dew point?

The dew point is the temperature at which a certain area of air must be cooled to for dew to..

Conservation plans help boost threatened mammals, scientists find

Conservation plans help boost threatened mammals, scientists find

Populations of some Australian mammals declined by more than a third over two decades, but sites with clear conservation management..

Earth Day: Greta Thunberg calls for ‘new path’ after pandemic

Earth Day: Greta Thunberg calls for ‘new path’ after pandemic

Greta Thunberg has urged people around the world to take a new path after the coronavirus pandemic, which she said..

It’s time for golf clubs to open their gates | Letters

It’s time for golf clubs to open their gates | Letters

We are being urged to do what we can to help the NHS during the coronavirus crisis by exercising once..

It’s time to let the fossil fuel industry die | Ilana Cohen, Connor Chung and Joseph Winters

It’s time to let the fossil fuel industry die | Ilana Cohen, Connor Chung and Joseph Winters

On the inaugural Earth Day, Americans flooded streets and college campuses to channel their fears, desire, hopes and longings into..

‘Lockdown has been a wakeup call for the industry’: what next for fashion?

‘Lockdown has been a wakeup call for the industry’: what next for fashion?

Over the past few years, sustainable fashion has been inching towards the mainstream. Now, given the pandemic crisis, discussion of..

In fire-ravaged California, we know what it’s like to leave ‘normal life’ behind

In fire-ravaged California, we know what it’s like to leave ‘normal life’ behind

When news of the pandemic broke in California and we were ordered to shelter at home, many of us rifled..

We can’t let Trump roll back 50 years of environmental progress | Elizabeth Southerland

We can’t let Trump roll back 50 years of environmental progress | Elizabeth Southerland

On the first Earth Day in 1970, millions of Americans took to the streets to demand clean air, water and..

This Earth Day, we must stop the fossil fuel money pipeline | Bill McKibben

This Earth Day, we must stop the fossil fuel money pipeline | Bill McKibben

1970 was a simpler time. (February was a simpler time too, but for a moment let’s think outside the pandemic..

Mystery bird illness investigated after German blue tit deaths

Mystery bird illness investigated after German blue tit deaths

Thousands of blue tits have been found sick or dead in Germany, prompting an investigation by conservation groups and scientists…