Climate change

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Helping poorest tackle climate crisis will boost global growth, says IMF head
Kristalina Georgieva says investing to create resilient economies is a ‘win-win-win-win’ scenario

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

25, Jan, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Permanent PJs and pivoting designers: how the pandemic hit the fashion world
Our fashion editor on a year in which sweatpants soared, masks went designer, Topshop tumbled – and a pause fuelled hopes of a reset

Hannah Marriott

24, Jan, 2021 @6:00 PM

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Swathes of England's vital flood defences ‘almost useless’
Data from Environment Agency shows thousands of people and businesses ‘at risk from ruined assets’

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

24, Jan, 2021 @5:41 PM

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Net zero, saving koalas and forest wars: the crucial environment battles looming in Australia
With the Morrison government looking increasingly isolated on climate policy and under pressure to fix conservation laws, will 2021 bring change?

Adam Morton and Lisa Cox

24, Jan, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Coalition signs Australia up to agreements to price in climate risk
Announcement could inflame tensions between Liberals and Nationals, who have criticised banks for asking businesses for carbon transition plans

Paul Karp

24, Jan, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Netflix still several steps ahead in strategy for wooing subscribers
Many thought the streaming service would come unstuck with its debt-fuelled growth, but the pandemic changed that

24, Jan, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Warning over mental health effects of floods in the UK
We must do more to combat effects of global heating on housing, says climate expert

Robin McKie Science Editor

24, Jan, 2021 @8:30 AM

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Buyers of brand-new homes face £20,000 bill to make them greener
Critics say the costs could have been avoided if ministers had agreed to bring in low-carbon standards sooner

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

23, Jan, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Coalition quietly adds fossil fuel industry leaders to emissions reduction panel
Critics ask if some appointees to the Emissions Reduction Assurance Committee have a potential conflict of interest

Adam Morton Environment editor

22, Jan, 2021 @7:00 PM

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The Guardian view on electric cars: greener roads are good | Editorial
Editorial: Technological advances combined with tough emissions targets are bringing the end of petrol and diesel traffic into view

Editorial

22, Jan, 2021 @6:25 PM

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UN warns most will live downstream of ageing large dams by 2050
Global study calls on governments to step up maintenance efforts to prevent failures, overtopping or leaks

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

22, Jan, 2021 @3:57 PM

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1 million young people urge governments to prioritise climate crisis
World leaders will meet for Climate Adaptation Summit to consider how to adapt to extreme weather

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

22, Jan, 2021 @12:01 AM

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