Climate crisis

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‘Slipping through our fingers’: New Zealand scientists distraught at scale of glacier loss
Research institute NIWA predicts many of country’s most important glaciers will be gone within the decade

Tess McClure

31, Mar, 2023 @8:00 PM

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The black summer bushfires killed 3 billion animals. They are our relatives; they deserve to be mourned | Alexis Wright
Three years after Australia’s firestorm tragedy, Alexis Wright offers a eulogy for the living creatures lost – and a plea for the humans left behind

31, Mar, 2023 @2:00 PM

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‘One and done’ parents are some of the most thoughtful and compassionate I have met | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett
It’s time to retire the offensive, outdated idea that having only one child is somehow selfish or unfair, says the Guardian columnist Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

31, Mar, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Solar is now viable even in rainy climes – so why aren’t we making hay?
Government’s reluctance to require panels to be fitted on new homes in England from 2025 remains a puzzle

Paul Brown

31, Mar, 2023 @5:00 AM

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The Guardian view on Rishi Sunak’s energy plan: playing with fire | Editorial
Editorial: The government has chosen oil and gas over renewables, increasing the climate threat


30, Mar, 2023 @5:30 PM

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Hasty changes to Sunak’s climate strategy reveal a warring Tory party
Major omissions and a last-minute refocus on energy security rather than net zero suggest a prime minister buffeted by internal factions

Fiona Harvey Environment editor

30, Mar, 2023 @5:05 PM

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Net zero strategy shows UK will miss 2030 emissions cuts target
Government admits its policies will achieve only 92% of cuts and experts think that is a ‘generous reading’

Fiona Harvey and Jillian Ambrose

30, Mar, 2023 @4:55 PM

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Postponing state pension age decision ‘not exactly a sign of strength’, Jacob Rees-Mogg tells Tories – as it happened
Latest updates: former business secretary says postponing decision about rise in state pension is ‘a decision in itself’

Andrew Sparrow

30, Mar, 2023 @3:58 PM

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‘Terrified for my future’: climate crisis takes heavy toll on young people’s mental health
Young people in the UK tell how the emergency is affecting their psychological wellbeing and how they are coping

Clea Skopeliti and Sammy Gecsoyler

30, Mar, 2023 @3:48 PM

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£3.5m of Tory donations linked to pollution and climate denial, says report
Millions given to party and MPs last year came from entities linked to fossil fuels, high-polluting industries and climate denial

Helena Horton

30, Mar, 2023 @2:00 PM

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How could the UK’s net zero plan involve new oil and gas? It’s mind-bogglingly stupid
The Conservatives are cynically using carbon capture and storage as a get-out-of-jail card, says Bill McGuire, professor emeritus of geophysical and climate hazards at UCL

Bill McGuire

30, Mar, 2023 @1:06 PM

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‘Half-baked, half-hearted’: critics ridicule UK’s long-awaited climate strategy
UK’s 1,000-page plan criticised as doing ‘little to boost energy security, lower bills or meet climate goals’

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

30, Mar, 2023 @8:07 AM

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