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An Unearthed and HuffPost investigation identified at least eight trade associations the companies failed to disclose in transparency reports.
Not all damage can be seen. These are the more subtle ways many of us are polluting the planet.
Covid-19 has changed everything – so what has it done to targets to slash emissions?
Food waste is out, but plastic gloves are in. Here’s what the pandemic is doing to our environmental credentials.
The responsibility for the lion’s share of global emissions falls on the global elite, writes Hannah Martin.
The approval of the new power station contradicts the government's own planning authority, and is estimated to create 400% more greenhouse gas emissions than if it was not built at all.
The 2010s were also the warmest decade in history, with the last five years being the hottest ever recorded.
Corbyn outlines agenda for ‘hope’ with election pledges on climate change and fossil fuel crackdown.
Jeremy Corbyn is in pole position to reap the benefits of an increasingly widespread desire for social change, professor Benjamin Selwyn writes.
PM attacks demonstrators as they start fortnight of peaceful direct action on the climate emergency.
Overwhelming support on conference floor for radical policy.
Chances of conference approval boosted by backing of Labour leadership, Momentum and large trade union.
The Duke of Sussex says he spends “99% of my life travelling the world by commercial aircraft.”
"We like to consume things, but the more we consume the more we absorb the resources of the planet," says the government’s chief environment scientist.
Staying in Europe is the only way we can make a serious impact on climate change and the environment, MEP Alex Phillips writes.
Beef products are to be removed from sale at Goldsmiths as part of a plan to become carbon neutral by 2025.
"Today we’re leading the world yet again."
"This is a big moment for everyone in the climate movement"
The UK will be the first G7 country to set a net zero target in law.
According to the Committee on Climate Change, the UK is in a position to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Achieving this target would be in line with the commitment the UK and the rest of the world agreed to under the Paris Agreement. The Committee's report states that the UK has the basic foundation to cut its emissions by 2050, but the policies required to deliver this would need to be strengthened. They believe the cost of making the necessary changes would be manageable.