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How long will human impacts last?

Imagine aliens land on Earth a million years from now. What will these curious searchers find of us? They will

Buried UK government report finds fracking increases air pollution

A UK government report concluding that shale gas extraction increases air pollution was left unpublished for three years and only

UK islands used to test $14m storage and renewables model

An energy storage and renewables project on the UK’s Isles of Scilly is aiming to become a low carbon energy

BP’s global data for 2017 shows record highs for coal and renewables

Renewable energy grew by the largest amount ever last year, while coal-fired electricity also reached a record high, according to

Trump Administration offers 77 million acres in Gulf of Mexico to oil industry

The Trump administration is holding the biggest offshore oil and gas lease auction in U.S. history, offering all 77 million

Costa Rica to ban fossil fuels and become world’s first decarbonised society

Costa Rica’s new president has announced a plan to ban fossil fuels and become the first fully decarbonised country in

Oil Change Int’l responds to Canada’s deal to purchase Kinder Morgan assets

Canada’s government announced that it will pay $4.5 billion to Kinder Morgan to buy both the 65-year-old Trans Mountain pipeline

The Paris Agreement is a health agreement

The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that records for extreme weather events are being broken at an unprecedented rate,

This small community stopped a coal mine expansion in Chile

Following a win from one of the most southern points in the world, we asked Matías Asún (National Director of

Financing Africa’s green energy revolution

Africa relies on traditional biomass and waste fuels for almost half of its primary energy supply. An estimated 600 million

Nuke plant seized after sea contaminated

An Italian nuclear plant in the process of being decommissioned was impounded after the nearby sea was found to be

Seven climate change myths that big oil continues to perpetuate

In the last month alone, major players within the fossil fuel industry – “big oil” – have made some big

Why cities should plant more trees

Over 3 million people die annually from air pollution. Planting trees can help lower that number. Trees help improve public

Seven climate change myths that big oil continues to perpetuate

In the last month alone, major players within the fossil fuel industry – “big oil” – have made some big

Balearics launch pioneering plan to phase out emissions

The Balearic islands’ government has launched a pioneering plan to phase out greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, potentially setting itself

Japan confirms oil from the Sanchi is washing up on its beaches

The Japanese Coast Guard has confirmed that the oil that is being washed up on islands in the south of

More than 100 cities now mostly powered by renewable energy, data shows

The number of cities reporting they are predominantly powered by clean energy has more than doubled since 2015, as momentum

Keep global warming under 1.5C or ‘quarter of planet could become arid’

More than a quarter of the planet’s surface could become significantly drier if global temperatures rise 2C above pre-industrial levels,

Lloyd’s of London to divest from coal over climate change

Lloyd’s of London, the world’s oldest insurance market, has become the latest financial firm to announce that it plans to

EU Parliament votes in favor of 2030 binding renewable energy target of 35%

The European Parliament has approved the proposal submitted by its Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE), to set an