World's richest 1% cause double CO2 emissions of poorest 50%, says Oxfam

Charity says world’s fast-shrinking carbon budget should be used to improve lot of poorestThe wealthiest 1% of the world’s population were responsible for the emission of more than twice as … Read More

If the Labour conference were on now, would I be knocked over by a rush of ideas? | Will Hutton

Health, the workplace, our place in the world… is the party thinking big thoughts? In normal times, the Labour party would be assembling this weekend to attempt catharsis after the … Read More

Ministers accused of blocking plans to ban burning of UK peatlands

Failure to protect fragile moors habitat fans doubts about the government’s green credentials Ministers have been accused of deliberately stalling plans to ban the environmentally damaging process of burning peat … Read More