Our Strength Lies in Our Humanity

Environment & Energy

The overwhelming consensus amongst scientists is that climate change and global warming is caused by humans; that it’s having a damaging affect on weather patters, accelerating extinction of wildlife, negatively impacting on agriculture, water supply, sea level, air quality. If we don’t radically change our diets, our fuel supply, the way capitalism recklessly plunders the world’s dwindling resources, we will enter a period of global food shortages, mass migration and conflict.

Extinction Rebellion: disruption and arrests can bring social change

XR has the nation’s attention but to build on this momentum its purpose must not become overshadowed by its tactics.

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NASA Celebrates Earth Day with Social Media, Public Events

This Earth Day, April 22, NASA invites you to celebrate our beautiful home planet by participating in a global social media event and local events around the country.

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Why protesters should be wary of ’12 years to climate breakdown’ rhetoric

I helped write the IPCC 1.5°C report the number apparently comes from. But the truth is better – and worse – than that.

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The quest to save the banana from extinction

Scientists are in a race to genetically engineer a new plant resistant to a devastating disease that is threatening to wipe out the banana.

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New CO₂ capture technology is not the magic bullet against climate change

Carbon Engineering’s clever harnessing of high-school chemistry is just a small step on the path to negative emissions.

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New CO₂ capture technology is not the magic bullet against climate change

Carbon Engineering’s clever harnessing of high-school chemistry is just a small step on the path to negative emissions.

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‘Climate Change – The Facts’: the BBC and David Attenborough should talk about solutions

The BBC’s new documentary is a great opportunity to challenge our current economic system.

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How the social lives of animals should form part of our conservation culture

Humans aren’t the only animals to learn survival tricks from each other.

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Microplastics have even been blown into a remote corner of the Pyrenees

New research finds tiny particles in the atmosphere had been carried nearly 100km. Should we be worried?

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NASA Invites You to “Picture Earth” for Earth Day

Our magnificent planet is always ready for its close-up. On Earth Day, April 22, NASA wants to see your take.

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