Day: June 7, 2021

Turning off building lights at night cuts bird collisions, study shows

Turning off building lights at night cuts bird collisions, study shows

Turning off building lights at night can save migrating birds from crashing into buildings, a study based on decades of..

Himalayan balsam: Cumbria charity asks for help to battle invasive weed

Himalayan balsam: Cumbria charity asks for help to battle invasive weed

Cumbria is latest county to raise SOS as plant causes erosion and smothers other flowers Himalayan balsam’s attractive exterior masks..

Graça Machel: global solidarity on Covid disappeared once vaccines arrived

Graça Machel: global solidarity on Covid disappeared once vaccines arrived

Politician urges G7 to deliver on climate crisis and vaccines, which threaten richer and poorer countries The global solidarity inspired..

It’s time to nationalize Shell. Private oil companies are no longer fit for purpose | Johanna Bozuwa and Olufemi O. Taiwo

It’s time to nationalize Shell. Private oil companies are no longer fit for purpose | Johanna Bozuwa and Olufemi O. Taiwo

It has been a bad month for big oil. A Dutch court just ruled that Shell must cut its carbon..

Republicans pledge allegiance to fossil fuels like it’s still the 1950s

Republicans pledge allegiance to fossil fuels like it’s still the 1950s

Joe Biden may be pressing for 2021 to be a transformational year in tackling the climate crisis, but Republicans arrayed..

‘Truly an emergency’: how drought returned to California – and what lies ahead

‘Truly an emergency’: how drought returned to California – and what lies ahead

Just two years after California celebrated the end of its last devastating drought, the state is facing another one. Snowpack..

We are running out of time to reach deal to save natural world, says UN talks chair

We are running out of time to reach deal to save natural world, says UN talks chair

The world is running out of time to reach an ambitious deal to stem the destruction of the natural world,..

Wealthy nations breaking climate pledge with gas dash in global south

Wealthy nations breaking climate pledge with gas dash in global south

Wealthy nations are breaking their climate commitments by funding a new dash for gas in the global south, according to..

Climate crisis to shrink G7 economies twice as much as Covid-19, says research

Climate crisis to shrink G7 economies twice as much as Covid-19, says research

The economies of rich countries will shrink by twice as much as they did in the Covid-19 crisis if they..

The pig whisperer: the Dutch farmer who wants to end factory farming

The pig whisperer: the Dutch farmer who wants to end factory farming

“Oma, hoi! Hier! Hallooo,” Dr Kees Scheepens, a Dutch farmer known as the “pig whisperer”, is calling his two oldest..