Month: April 2021

Brazilian Amazon released more carbon than it absorbed over past 10 years

Brazilian Amazon released more carbon than it absorbed over past 10 years

The Brazilian Amazon released nearly 20% more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere over the past decade than it absorbed, according..

Climate crisis: our children face wars over food and water, EU deputy warns

Climate crisis: our children face wars over food and water, EU deputy warns

Exclusive: Frans Timmermans says older people need to make sacrifices to protect the future Older people will have to make..

Dozens of Canada’s First Nations lack drinking water: ‘Unacceptable in a country so rich’

Dozens of Canada’s First Nations lack drinking water: ‘Unacceptable in a country so rich’

Indigenous leaders are suing the Canadian government for not providing clean water – and ministers admit they have failed Curve..

Polar classification scheme sheds light on bold expeditions that never were

Polar classification scheme sheds light on bold expeditions that never were

System aims to uncover whether unsupported crossings had no human help and verify accuracy of record-breaking feats “Polar exploration,” said..

The man on a mission to reveal the ‘souls’ of vanishing glaciers

The man on a mission to reveal the ‘souls’ of vanishing glaciers

American adventurer Garrett Fisher flies in a ramshackle antique plane, dangling his camera out of the window to capture the..

Antarctic ‘doomsday glacier’ may be melting faster than was thought

Antarctic ‘doomsday glacier’ may be melting faster than was thought

Study finds more relatively warm water is reaching Thwaites glacier than was previously understood An Antarctic glacier larger than the..

Biden faces pressure to drive gasoline and diesel cars out of the US

Biden faces pressure to drive gasoline and diesel cars out of the US

The president has touted the benefits of a boom in electric cars – but as states move to phase out..

Targets like ‘net-zero’ won’t solve the climate crisis on their own | Mathew Lawrence

Targets like ‘net-zero’ won’t solve the climate crisis on their own | Mathew Lawrence

There are ambitious new goals in the US and UK. But governments also need to decarbonise the economy and rethink..

UK students sue government over human rights impact of climate crisis

UK students sue government over human rights impact of climate crisis

Three claimants in their 20s say their rights to life have been breached because of inadequate roadmap to solve emergency..

‘Nature is hurting’: Gojira, the metal band confronting the climate crisis

‘Nature is hurting’: Gojira, the metal band confronting the climate crisis

With stirring songwriting that considers grief, philosophy and ecological collapse, the French quartet have become one of the world’s greatest..