Greenhouse gas emissions

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Billionaire space cowboys could become heroes by focusing on the climate crisis
Bezos, Musk and Branson have achieved much – but the biggest challenge facing humanity is not the stars, but our planet

25, Jul, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Electric cars: UK government urged to prevent ‘charging deserts’
Competition watchdog investigates dominance of one provider across motorway service stations

Jasper Jolly

23, Jul, 2021 @7:43 AM

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100 days to Cop26: protesters urge Boris Johnson to take climate talks seriously
With 100 days to go to crucial UN crisis summit in Glasgow, PM is accused of lack of leadership

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

23, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Merkel’s political and scientific sides slug it out in swan song presser
Always the diplomatic politician, forever the objective scientist, Germany’s chancellor gives her last annual summer press do

Philip Oltermann

22, Jul, 2021 @4:53 PM

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Merkel: Germany has not done enough to hit Paris climate targets
Chancellor says record on reducing carbon emissions ‘not sufficient’ as she reflects on 16-year leadership

Philip Oltermann in Berlin

22, Jul, 2021 @3:16 PM

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Airlines need to do more than plant trees to hit net zero, MPs told
Climate Change Committee head says firms must invest in ‘scaleable’ offsets such as carbon capture

Sandra Laville

22, Jul, 2021 @2:37 PM

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Death toll rises and thousands flee homes as floods hit China
Torrential rainfall and burst rivers swamp Henan cities, with commuters trapped on subway trains

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent, and Helen Davidson in Taipei

21, Jul, 2021 @11:05 AM

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Men cause more climate emissions than women, study finds
Both spend similar amounts of money but men use cars much more, Swedish analysis shows

Damian Carrington Environment editor

21, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Our lives are changing profoundly but we can’t succumb to cynicism and hopelessness | Lenore Taylor
Reporting on the pandemic and global heating is an immense responsibility. More than ever we have to look to the possibility of positive change

Lenore Taylor

20, Jul, 2021 @2:15 PM

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John Kerry: world leaders must step up to avoid worst impacts of climate crisis
US envoy uses landmark speech in London to make impassioned plea for unified global effort

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

20, Jul, 2021 @2:00 PM

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‘Reckless’: G20 states subsidised fossil fuels by $3tn since 2015, says report
Support for coal, oil and gas remains high despite pledges to tackle climate crisis

Damian Carrington Environment editor

20, Jul, 2021 @10:00 AM

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US seeks cooperation with China on climate but not at any price
Climate envoy John Kerry has rejected notion that Beijing could buy US silence on human rights as price of cooperation on climate

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

20, Jul, 2021 @7:47 AM

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