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The world must seize this opportunity to meet the climate challenge | Andrew Bailey and others

The world must seize this opportunity to meet the climate challenge | Andrew Bailey and others

We are currently in the midst of the most severe macroeconomic shock since the second world war. The disruption to..

Coronavirus is an ‘SOS signal for the human enterprise’

Coronavirus is an ‘SOS signal for the human enterprise’

The coronavirus pandemic is an “SOS signal for the human enterprise”, according to a leading economist and the United Nation’s..

Country diary: a shrieking cry summons me back to the Himalayas

Country diary: a shrieking cry summons me back to the Himalayas

A voice out of India beckoned from somewhere close to the foot of the wooded hills, a good half a..

Airlines and carmakers benefit from UK Covid relief scheme

Airlines and carmakers benefit from UK Covid relief scheme

Airlines, carmakers and oilfield engineers have benefited by billions from the government’s economic rescue plans, despite ministers’ assurances on a..

Many of the 300 plants and animals endemic to Canada at risk, report finds

Many of the 300 plants and animals endemic to Canada at risk, report finds

There are few animals more iconically Canadian than the moose and the beaver, and few plants more closely associated with..

Powerful landslide sweeps away buildings in Norway – video

Powerful landslide sweeps away buildings in Norway – video

Play Video 1:38 Eight houses have been swept into the sea in Norway after a powerful landslide near the town..

State of emergency: 20,000 tonnes of diesel spill into Arctic river – video

State of emergency: 20,000 tonnes of diesel spill into Arctic river – video

Play Video Twenty thousand tonnes of diesel fuel spilled into a river inside the Arctic Circle forcing Vladimir Putin to..

Atmospheric CO2 levels rise sharply despite Covid-19 lockdowns

Atmospheric CO2 levels rise sharply despite Covid-19 lockdowns

Carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere have risen strongly to a new peak this year, despite the impact of the..

Revealed: UK banks and investors’ $2bn backing of meat firms linked to Amazon deforestation

Revealed: UK banks and investors’ $2bn backing of meat firms linked to Amazon deforestation

British-based banks and finance houses have provided more than $2bn (GBP1.5bn) in financial backing in recent years to Brazilian beef..

Covid commission chief distances himself from leaked report on massive gas expansion

Covid commission chief distances himself from leaked report on massive gas expansion

The former Fortescue Metals chief running Scott Morrison’s Covid-19 coordination commission, Nev Power, has distanced himself from a controversial leaked..