Environment

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Wealthy countries’ climate shift leaves Australia isolated from closest allies
While the G7 calls for a ‘green revolution’ to deal with an ‘existential crisis’, it is no clearer if Scott Morrison will formally embrace a net zero target

Adam Morton

14, Jun, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Rich countries urged to come up with detailed plans to cut emissions
Laurence Tubiana, a key player in 2015 Paris summit, says UK and others must explain how they will achieve climate goals

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

14, Jun, 2021 @4:53 PM

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The top-of-the-world feeling of bagging a Munro | Letter
Letter: The mountains will always be there, writes Barbara Gray, whatever their number

Letters

14, Jun, 2021 @4:14 PM

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England’s infrastructure projects will be ‘nature positive’, ministers vow
Biodiversity pledge is part of formal response to landmark review of economic importance of nature

Patrick Greenfield

14, Jun, 2021 @3:38 PM

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Illegal sewage discharge in English rivers 10 times higher than official data suggests
Underreporting by water companies and failure to hold them to account have resulted in ecological damage, analysis shows

Sandra Laville

14, Jun, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Plastic rafting: the invasive species hitching a ride on ocean litter
There is now so much ocean plastic that it has become a route for invasive species, threatening native animals with extinction

Russell Thomas

14, Jun, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Country diary: a coral form with a fondness for dry stone walls
Allendale, Northumberland: The glaucous leaves and lemon yellow flowers of roseroot give it an underwater feeling – I almost expect small fish to emerge

Susie White

14, Jun, 2021 @4:30 AM

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New Zealand unveils $8,600 subsidy for electric vehicles to reduce emissions
Move comes after Climate Commission recommended banning petrol and diesel cars by 2023

Tess McClure in Christchurch

14, Jun, 2021 @12:35 AM

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NSW and WA in ‘race to the top’ to ban single-use plastics from next year
WA unveils plan to phase out items such as plastic bags, cutlery and polystyrene containers by the end of 2021 - several years ahead of NSW

Elias Visontay

13, Jun, 2021 @5:33 AM

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All hot air: UK commits to climate action but not to new funding
Boris Johnson announces £500m for ‘blue planet fund’, but pledge was contained in 2019 Conservative manifesto

Fiona Harvey & Toby Helm

12, Jun, 2021 @9:31 PM

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‘Dire situation’: Silicon Valley cracks down on water use as California drought worsens
Santa Clara county issues restrictions in an already historic crisis, amid fears trouble could deepen over summer

Gabrielle Canon

12, Jun, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Calls for G7 spending restraint misguided, warns Lord Stern
‘Premature austerity will threaten growth’ as world recovers from Covid-19, says climate economist

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

12, Jun, 2021 @8:00 AM

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