Environment

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‘No more time to waste,’ chair of House climate panel warns ahead of Cop26
Democrat Kathy Castor warns that even Biden’s ambitious Build Back Better bill ‘doesn’t really get us to net zero by 2050’

Lauren Gambino in Washington

21, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Country diary: The water levels are low below this quiet hillside
St Cleer, Bodmin Moor: To the west is an undulating range of china clay country once known as the Cornish Alps

Virginia Spiers

21, Oct, 2021 @4:30 AM

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Climate-contrary Nationals, strawman arguments and rewriting Australia’s Kyoto history | Graham Readfearn
The claim landholders have done the ‘heavy lifting’ relies on the protocol being signed seven years before it actually was

Graham Readfearn

20, Oct, 2021 @11:04 PM

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‘Tired of broken promises’: climate activists launch hunger strike outside White House
The protest comes a day after Joe Biden appeared ready to settle for a smaller environmental proposal ahead of the COP26 summit

David Smith in Washington

20, Oct, 2021 @7:20 PM

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Net zero strategy: Tory MPs’ anger over Treasury assessment on high costs
Treasury document suggests move to electric vehicles could hit poorer citizens hardest

Jessica Elgot

20, Oct, 2021 @6:59 PM

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We need to stop buying stuff – and I know just the people to persuade us | Adrian Chiles
Our ridiculous addiction to acquiring more possessions is stuffing up the planet, so it’s time to call in the experts

Adrian Chiles

20, Oct, 2021 @4:59 PM

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Tory heat pump plans may be full of hot air | Letters
Letters: The units are expensive to install, and become less efficient at low outside temperatures, writes Gary Bennett. Plus letters from Frank Brown and Austen Lynch

Letters

20, Oct, 2021 @4:57 PM

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UK meat tax and frequent-flyer levy proposals briefly published then deleted
Government ‘nudge unit’ document published alongside net zero strategy before being withdrawn within a few hours

Sandra Laville

20, Oct, 2021 @4:07 PM

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Your green credentials may be linked to your genes, study says
Identical twins have more similar views on environmental issues than non-identical ones, research finds

Sofia Quaglia

20, Oct, 2021 @12:30 PM

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MPs set to reject move to make water firms cut sewage discharges
Government opposes proposed amendment to environment bill designed to protect rivers

Sandra Laville

20, Oct, 2021 @10:59 AM

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Young climate activists vow to keep fighting despite UN setback
Children’s rights body rejects landmark case by group of activists including Greta Thunberg

Miranda Bryant

20, Oct, 2021 @10:52 AM

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Shaggy, skittish, saved: the Spanish sheep brought back from the brink
Thanks to a local vet and a group of concerned ecologists, the churra lebrijana breed has been rescued from extinction

Ashifa Kassam

20, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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