Environment

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Labour condemns new trade secretary for tweets rejecting climate science
Anne-Marie Trevelyan dismisses those who believe in global heating as ‘fanatics’ in resurfaced posts

Peter Walker and Heather Stewart

16, Sep, 2021 @2:16 PM

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Watchdog must do more to protect boy, 5, from landfill fumes, court rules
Doctors say Mathew Richards’ life expectancy has been shortened due to exposure to hydrogen sulphide fumes

Jessica Murray

16, Sep, 2021 @12:32 PM

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Victoria’s electric vehicle tax faces high court challenge
Case, launched by two Melbourne EV drivers, will argue the levy is unconstitutional and ‘similar to the GST which is a commonwealth tax’

Lisa Cox

16, Sep, 2021 @10:53 AM

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Production of forever chemicals emits potent greenhouse gases, analysis finds
EPA data reveals that one of America’s biggest PFAS manufacturing plants is second largest polluter of highly damaging HCFC-22 gas

Tom Perkins

16, Sep, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Country diary: vignettes of life across the moor
Bodmin Moor, Cornwall: A walk reveals past and present pursuits of man, and creatures wild and tame

Virginia Spiers

16, Sep, 2021 @8:04 AM

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‘Larger than usual’: this year’s ozone layer hole bigger than Antarctica
Scientists say ozone hole is unusually large for this stage in season and growing quickly

Helena Horton

15, Sep, 2021 @11:00 PM

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Grasslands have key role to play in saving the planet | Letter
Letter: They are essential for trapping carbon, and world leaders must commit to protecting them, write a group of conservationists

Letters

15, Sep, 2021 @4:29 PM

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Dozens arrested after protests bring M25 traffic to a halt again
Insulate Britain environmental campaigners target London traffic during morning rush-hour

Josh Halliday

15, Sep, 2021 @12:30 PM

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Generational conflict over climate crisis is a myth, UK study finds
Research disproves perception young people want to save planet while older people do not care

Amelia Hill

15, Sep, 2021 @5:01 AM

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‘Cake’ mentioned 10 times more than ‘climate change’ on UK TV – report
Exclusive: study also shows ‘banana bread’ heard more in 2020 than ‘wind power’ and ‘solar power’ combined

Damian Carrington Environment editor

15, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Country diary: the unbroken blue sky ushers in a day full of promise
St John’s Chapel, County Durham: The Weardale agricultural show returns after a Covid-enforced break

Phil Gates

15, Sep, 2021 @4:30 AM

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Pollution is damaging UK rivers more than public thinks, report says
Survey finds 43% of people saying waterways are in good condition despite threats in England, Wales and Northern Ireland

Patrick Barkham

14, Sep, 2021 @11:01 PM

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