Green politics

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UK must ‘walk the talk’ on climate action, say official advisers
As Cop26 president, UK must act on meat, fossil fuel and overseas aid, says Climate Change Committee

Damian Carrington Environment editor

02, Dec, 2021 @7:41 AM

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Essex mega-prisons pose threat to rare wildlife, warn environmentalists
Government accused of reneging on environmental pledges with plan to build on old airfield near Braintree

Helena Horton

01, Dec, 2021 @10:41 AM

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The Guardian view on Germany’s government: green light for change | Editorial
Editorial: The new three-party coalition offers a mix of continuity in foreign policy, innovation at home and an economic stand-off


25, Nov, 2021 @7:07 PM

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After the failure of Cop26, there is only one last hope for our survival | George Monbiot
By mobilising just 25% of people, we can flip social attitudes towards the climate, says Guardian columnist George Monbiot

George Monbiot

14, Nov, 2021 @2:48 PM

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A green new deal is waiting to be enacted | Letter
Letter: Caroline Lucas MP and Clive Lewis MP respond to Aditya Chakrabortty’s article arguing that a new economic model to fight the climate crisis is easier to promote than to define


12, Nov, 2021 @4:53 PM

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The good, the bad and the Irn-Bru: how Cop26 played out
The climate summit is winding down after 12 days of talks, protests, deals, frustration and a fizzy drink

Libby Brooks

12, Nov, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Climate anxiety at Cop: ‘Being here makes me more worried’
Barack Obama may have struck a gloomy tone, but that sense is amplified for those in imminent peril

Oliver Milman in Glasgow

12, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Key Cop26 pledges could put world 9% closer to 1.5C pathway
Climate Action Tracker data shows world still heading for catastrophe – but outlook could improve

Jonathan Watts

11, Nov, 2021 @2:24 PM

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Muddled, top-down, technocratic: why the green new deal should be scrapped | Aditya Chakrabortty
It’s a vision that unites the left, from Joe Biden to John McDonnell. The trouble is, it’s completely unworkable, says Guardian columnist Aditya Chakrabortty

Aditya Chakrabortty

11, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Campaigners celebrate new UK environment law but vow to fight on
Nearly three years after draft bill was published, activists say Environment Act must lead to real action

Sandra Laville

10, Nov, 2021 @3:26 PM

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Net zero goals may be hindering the climate fight | Letter
Letters: The targets encourage a ‘burn now, pay later’ approach, writes Leslie Sklair, while Mark Walford says it is a form of colonialism to rob young people of their future to keep ourselves comfortable


09, Nov, 2021 @5:51 PM

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More than 130 MPs call for parliament pension fund to divest from fossil fuels
Letter to Parliamentary Contributory Pension Fund trustees warns of ‘full-blown climate catastrophe’

Damien Gayle

08, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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