Tesco to remove plastic wrap from multipacks of own-brand drinks

Tesco will remove the plastic wrap from multipacks of its own brand drinks in the coming months.

What’s really behind the failure of green capitalism?

The UK is witnessing extreme tempera-tures, prompting public outcry. Yet new proposals to counter this are coming up short.

Revealed: how climate breakdown is supercharging toll of extreme weather

Guardian analysis shows human caused global heating is driving more frequent and deadly disasters across the planet, in most comprehensive compilation to date

Why Old Spice, Colgate and Dawn are locked up at drug stores

Most of the products on the drug store shelf are behind lock and key, even everyday items such as deodorant, toothpaste, candy, dish detergent, soap and aluminum foil.

What’s really behind the failure of green capitalism?

The UK is witnessing extreme temperatures, prompting public outcry. Yet new proposals to counter this are coming up short

SE Asia’s damaged peat swamps could release 8.7 gigatons of CO2

Conversion of carbon-rich peat- lands is a major driver of climate change, especially in Indonesia and the rest of Southeast Asia.

Plastic Pollution Facts: 20 Things to Know and What's Being Done to Help

Plastic pollution has garnered extensive attention in the past years as we are collectively waking up to the realities of our wasteful, linear economy.

Revealed: oil sector’s ‘staggering’ $3bn-a-day profits for last 50 years

Vast sums provide power to ‘buy every politician’ and delay action on climate crisis, says expert.

What’s really behind the failure of green capitalism?

The UK is witnessing extreme temperatures, prompting public outcry. Yet new proposals to counter this are coming up short

SE Asia’s damaged peat swamps could release 8.7 gigatons of CO2

Conversion of carbon-rich peat- lands is a major driver of climate change, especially in Indonesia and the rest of Southeast Asia.

Plastic Pollution Facts: 20 Things to Know and What's Being Done to Help

Plastic pollution has garnered extensive attention in the past years as we are collectively waking up to the realities of our wasteful, linear economy.

Revealed: oil sector’s ‘staggering’ $3bn-a-day profits for last 50 years

Vast sums provide power to ‘buy every politician’ and delay action on climate crisis, says expert.

California takes on Big Plastic over recycling myths

California will investigate whether fossil fuel companies have broken the law by perpetuating myths about plastic recylcing, Attorney General Rob Bonta announced yesterday

Simon Mundy tells the story of facing climate change across the world

Simon Mundy, who began his journalistic career in South Africa, will be talking about his book, Race for Tomorrow at the Franschhoek Literary Festival on 13 May at 13:00.

Which Plastics Are the Least Recyclable?

Just because something has the recycling label, doesn’t mean it actually can or will be recycled.

World's plastic waste mapped from space for the first time

The Global Plastic Watch team took Sky News on a virtual tour of the site before it launched, showing the hundreds of plastic waste sites scattered round the world.

Climate change:
Future of Winter Olympics and snow sports on thin ice, report warns

A new report warns that warmer, shorter seasons are fuelling greater demands for energy – and water-intensive snow canons, creating more dangerous conditons.

Interview: EmmaKeller, Nestlé’s Head of Sustainability

For Emma Keller, Nestlé’s head of sustainability, protecting the environment is something that goes well beyond her job title.

Plastic crisis needs binding treaty, report says

Pollution from plastics is a global emergency in need of a robust UN treaty, according to a report

Extreme heat in oceans ‘passed point of no return’ in 2014

The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) says there’s a cascade of evidence of harm from plastics.

Omicron survives much longer on plastic, skin than earlier coronavirus variants: Study

The Omicron variant is currently a major concern owing to the rapidly increasing number of infected patients worldwide. The Omicron variant of coronavirus can remain alive on skin for over 21 hours, and more than eights days on plastic surfaces, which may be contributing to its faster spread compared to other strains.

Economic losses and fatalities from weather- and climate-related events in Europe

The EU adaptation strategy aims to build resilience and ensure that Europe is well prepared to manage the risks from and adapt to the impacts of climate change, including limiting economic losses and other harm.

‘Waste colonialism’: world grapples west’s unwanted plastic

One hundred and 41 containers filled with rotting plastic waste have been on a journey for more than a year.

Can you recycle wrapping paper?

We throw away an estimated 227,000 miles of wrapping paper each year at Christmas in the UK, according to waste management company BIFFA.

Climate change imperils world’s oil and gas reserves: research

Much of the world’s reserves of oil and gas is under threat from rising tides, storms, floods and extreme temperatures caused by climate change, risk consultancy Verisk Maplecroft said on Thursday.

Plastic pollution to weigh 1.3 billion tonnes by 2040

An estimatecd 1.3 billion tonnes of plastic is destined for our environment – both on land and in the ocean – by 2040, unless worldwide action is taken!

Can we survive the Earth Crisis?

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Climate change:
Future of Winter Olympics and snow sports on thin ice, report warns

A new report warns that warmer, shorter seasons are fuelling greater demands for energy – and water-intensive snow canons, creating more dangerous conditons.

Interview: EmmaKeller, Nestlé’s Head of Sustainability

For Emma Keller, Nestlé’s head of sustainability, protecting the environment is something that goes well beyond her job title.

Extreme heat in oceans ‘passed point of no return’ in 2014

Pollution from plastics is a global emergency in need of a robust UN treaty, according to a report

Omicron survives much longer on plastic, skin than earlier coronavirus variants: Study

The Omicron variant is currently a major concern owing to the rapidly increasing number of infected patients worldwide. The Omicron variant of coronavirus can remain alive on skin for over 21 hours, and more than eights days on plastic surfaces, which may be contributing to its faster spread compared to other strains.

Economic losses and fatalities from weather- and climate-related events in Europe

Economic losses and fatalities from weather- and climate-related events in Europe

Can you recycle wrapping paper?

One hundred and 41 containers filled with rotting plastic waste have been on a journey for more tha

We throw away an estimated 227,000 miles of wrapping paper each year at Christmas in the UK, according to waste management company BIFFA.

an a year.

Climate change imperils world’s oil and gas reserves: research

Much of the world’s reserves of oil and gas is under threat from rising tides, storms, floods and extreme temperatures caused by climate change, risk consultancy Verisk Maplecroft said on Thursday.

Plastic pollution to weigh 1.3 billion tonnes by 2040

An estimatecd 1.3 billion tonnes of plastic is destined for our environment – both on land and in the ocean – by 2040, unless worldwide action is taken!