Month: June 2021

Climate crisis is driving US heatwave, says Joe Biden – video

Climate crisis is driving US heatwave, says Joe Biden – video

Play Video 1:31 The US president blamed the climate crisis for a record-breaking heatwave when he met governors from western..

Joe Biden blames climate crisis for deadly heatwave in western US and Canada

Joe Biden blames climate crisis for deadly heatwave in western US and Canada

Joe Biden has joined scientists in blaming the climate crisis for a record-shattering heatwave in the western US and Canada..

Canada is a warning: more and more of the world will soon be too hot for humans | Simon Lewis

Canada is a warning: more and more of the world will soon be too hot for humans | Simon Lewis

The climate crisis means that summer is a time of increasingly dangerous heat. This week in the Pacific north-west, temperature..

Alarm over plans to shield post-Brexit environment watchdog from scrutiny

Alarm over plans to shield post-Brexit environment watchdog from scrutiny

The body created to regulate, monitor and enforce environmental standards in the UK post-Brexit will be shielded from scrutiny as..

How did a small town in Canada become one of the hottest places on Earth? | Eric Holthaus

How did a small town in Canada become one of the hottest places on Earth? | Eric Holthaus

On Sunday, the small mountain town of Lytton, British Columbia, became one of the hottest places in the world. Then,..

Climate crimes: a new series investigating big oil’s role in the climate crisis

Climate crimes: a new series investigating big oil’s role in the climate crisis

As the impacts of the climate crisis multiply across the US, from intensified drought and wildfires in the west to..

The climate crisis is a crime that should be prosecuted | Mark Hertsgaard

The climate crisis is a crime that should be prosecuted | Mark Hertsgaard

Every person on Earth today is living in a crime scene. This crime has been going on for decades. We..

Big oil and gas kept a dirty secret for decades. Now they may pay the price

Big oil and gas kept a dirty secret for decades. Now they may pay the price

After a century of wielding extraordinary economic and political power, America’s petroleum giants face a reckoning for driving the greatest..

A heatwave in Seattle? Extreme weather is no longer ‘unprecedented’ | Arwa Mahdawi

A heatwave in Seattle? Extreme weather is no longer ‘unprecedented’ | Arwa Mahdawi

A few years ago, the author and academic Douglas Rushkoff got invited to a swanky private resort to talk to..

Offsets being used in Colombia to dodge carbon taxes – report

Offsets being used in Colombia to dodge carbon taxes – report

Forest protection carbon offsets that may have no benefit to the climate have been used by polluters to avoid paying..