Month: November 2020

European governments failing to protect citizens from air pollution, data reveals

European governments failing to protect citizens from air pollution, data reveals

Governments across Europe are failing to protect their citizens from toxic air pollution, with most Europeans still breathing filthy air..

Extinction Rebellion launches campaign of financial disobedience

Extinction Rebellion launches campaign of financial disobedience

Extinction Rebellion is launching a campaign of financial civil disobedience aimed at exposing the “political economy’s complicity” in the unfolding..

Climate crisis: CO2 hits new record despite Covid-19 lockdowns

Climate crisis: CO2 hits new record despite Covid-19 lockdowns

Climate-heating gases have reached record levels in the atmosphere despite the global lockdowns caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the UN’s..

EU and US block plans to protect world’s fastest shark

EU and US block plans to protect world’s fastest shark

Conservationists accused the EU and the US at negotiations of Atlantic fishing nations this week of blocking urgently needed plans..

Regional disparities in electric car-charging points revealed

Regional disparities in electric car-charging points revealed

London and the south-east have benefited disproportionately from the installation of new electric car charge points in the last year,..

Sheep and Land Rovers rejoice: Pooley Bridge reunites the Lake District

Sheep and Land Rovers rejoice: Pooley Bridge reunites the Lake District

When Pooley Bridge lost its namesake crossing to the torrential floods of Storm Desmond in 2015, the picturesque Lake District..

Common people: the New Forest women following ancient tradition

Common people: the New Forest women following ancient tradition

A five-inch stack of old Telegraph newspapers is perched on the front seat of the bashed-up Subaru, while in the..

Move over, millennials. Boomers are UK’s greenest generation

Move over, millennials. Boomers are UK’s greenest generation

Young people are often dubbed “Generation Green” – millennials and teenagers championing climate action and environmental values, often with a..

Secondhand no longer second-best for UK’s ‘circular economy’ consumers

Secondhand no longer second-best for UK’s ‘circular economy’ consumers

Furloughed from her hospitality job during the first lockdown, Hannah Russo was trying to sell her child’s baby clothes when..

One little straggler: the swallow that didn’t fly south for the winter

One little straggler: the swallow that didn’t fly south for the winter

At first, I assumed it was a starling. But as the bird rose into the cloudy November sky, I realised..