Environment

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Exxon must go to trial over alleged climate crimes, court rules
The ruling, and another crucial court decision this week, will force the company to face charges it lied about global heating

Chris McGreal

24, May, 2022 @8:00 PM

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‘No excuses’: limited conservation efforts could save at least 47 Australian animals from extinction
Scientists hope Albanese government addresses extinction crisis as new research shows 63 vertebrates face annihilation by 2041

Lisa Cox

24, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Limits on renewables ‘will keep UK energy bills higher this winter’
Government limit on contracts for new renewable energy generation is ‘outdated thinking’, says Greenpeace UK

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

24, May, 2022 @3:54 PM

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Do not work for ‘climate wreckers’, UN head tells graduates
António Guterres says young people should tackle climate crisis by using talent to deliver a renewable future

Damian Carrington Environment editor

24, May, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Baby formula shortage highlights inequality in US maternal support
Fewer mothers of color and low-income mothers breastfeed their babies. Better support and family leave policies would help

Melody Schreiber

24, May, 2022 @9:15 AM

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Green light for return of red-footed tortoises to Argentina
Last seen in the South American country 20 years ago, 40 are being reintroduced to El Impenetrable park in the coming weeks

Graeme Green

24, May, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Chilly weather grips South America as southern Europe faces exceptional heat
Analysis: The presence of cooler water can have wider-ranging impacts on global weather patterns

Daniel Gardner (Metdesk)

24, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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European fruit with traces of most toxic pesticides ‘up 53% in nine years’
Analysis of nearly 100,000 samples found residues in a third of apples and half of blackberries

Arthur Neslen

24, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Country diary: Waking the sleepers to a garden of riches
Madingley Hall, Cambridge: I find my students a fallen bird’s nest and a cuckoo flower. They teach me a new way to hear a greenfinch

Derek Niemann

24, May, 2022 @4:30 AM

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Sharp cut in methane now could help avoid worst of climate crisis
Focussing on carbon dioxide alone will not keep world within 1.5C limit of global heating, warn scientists

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

23, May, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Deadly Indian heatwave made 30 times more likely by climate crisis
Soaring temperatures in subcontinent, which have caused widespread suffering, would be extraordinarily rare without global heating

Damian Carrington Environment editor

23, May, 2022 @6:00 PM

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Supply chain delays and steel costs are part of ‘perfect storm’ stalling renewable energy growth
Covid disruptions in China and rising costs are affecting supplies of solar panels and wind turbine parts, while domestic energy prices climb

Peter Hannam

23, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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