Climate change

Meet the fashion editor, pig farmer and aircraft engineer who quit to fight the climate crisis
Activism

Meet the fashion editor, pig farmer and aircraft engineer who quit to fight the climate crisis

Millions of people go to work in high-polluting industries every day. But at what point does consciousness about climate change collide with your role in driving it? These workers share why they quit their jobs over the crisis.

We won’t keep 1.5 alive unless we make room for everyone at the table
Anna Johnston

We won’t keep 1.5 alive unless we make room for everyone at the table

Without better representation from women and the Global South, climate negotiations are hugely skewed towards certain interests, writes Anna Johnston from the Women’s Budget Group

Revealed: Thousands of homes being built on floodplains ignore climate change risk
Housing

Revealed: Thousands of homes being built on floodplains ignore climate change risk

Building more than 5,000 homes on areas at high-risk of flooding is a ‘planning catastrophe’, think tank Localis has warned.

What was agreed at COP26 – and can we call it a success?
Environment

What was agreed at COP26 – and can we call it a success?

For the fight against climate change, we may already be at five past midnight
Marc Lopatin and Ben Robinson

For the fight against climate change, we may already be at five past midnight

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COP26 representatives walk out of summit over lack of climate action
COP26

COP26 representatives walk out of summit over lack of climate action

UN set to take ‘future generations’ movement global
News

UN set to take ‘future generations’ movement global

Protesters at the COP26 youth climate strike have not missed with their signs
Activism

Protesters at the COP26 youth climate strike have not missed with their signs

The world’s most climate-vulnerable countries have been excluded from COP26
Environment

The world’s most climate-vulnerable countries have been excluded from COP26

The COP26 menu is ‘like serving cigarettes at a lung cancer conference’
Environment

The COP26 menu is ‘like serving cigarettes at a lung cancer conference’

Protesters heckle Alok Sharma over new oilfield on eve of COP26
Activism

Protesters heckle Alok Sharma over new oilfield on eve of COP26

This ‘protest art’ is touring Glasgow during COP26 to highlight the impact of climate change
Activism

This ‘protest art’ is touring Glasgow during COP26 to highlight the impact of climate change

Climate change means ending homelessness is even more important. Here’s why
Housing

Climate change means ending homelessness is even more important. Here’s why

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Heading to COP26? Read this alternative guide
Environment

Heading to COP26? Read this alternative guide

The people of colour helping the environmental sector become more diverse
Environment

The people of colour helping the environmental sector become more diverse

What will the world look like in 2050?
Environment

What will the world look like in 2050?

COP26: The innovators helping to fight climate change
Environment

COP26: The innovators helping to fight climate change

This map shows which UK cities are most ambitious on climate change
Environment

This map shows which UK cities are most ambitious on climate change

Yes, Rishi Sunak has made domestic flights cheaper just before COP26
Environment

Yes, Rishi Sunak has made domestic flights cheaper just before COP26

It’s easy to set climate targets for a distant 2050 – but even tomorrow is too late
Grace Maddrell

It’s easy to set climate targets for a distant 2050 – but even tomorrow is too late

Revealed: Only five G20 countries have clear plans for reaching net zero by 2050
Environment

Revealed: Only five G20 countries have clear plans for reaching net zero by 2050

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Insulate Britain defends protests and says ‘conventional activism’ has failed
Activism

Insulate Britain defends protests and says ‘conventional activism’ has failed

Boris Johnson spoke more about Churchill than climate change policy in conference speech
Environment

Boris Johnson spoke more about Churchill than climate change policy in conference speech

Politicians continue to fail in the face of climate change
Opinion

Politicians continue to fail in the face of climate change

Climate change denial is now some kind of performative joke
Opinion

Climate change denial is now some kind of performative joke

The black and white issue of climate suffering
Environment

The black and white issue of climate suffering

Climate Change Committee warns of ‘gulf’ between promises and action
Environment

Climate Change Committee warns of ‘gulf’ between promises and action

The people and the science are united – so why aren’t our politicians?
Environment

The people and the science are united – so why aren’t our politicians?

More of UK powered by renewables than fossil fuels for the first time
Environment

More of UK powered by renewables than fossil fuels for the first time

Heatwave caused spike in deaths this summer
Environment

Heatwave caused spike in deaths this summer

Independent bookshop crowdfunder will get Greta Thunberg book to 800 schools
Environment

Independent bookshop crowdfunder will get Greta Thunberg book to 800 schools

Fast fashion’s carbons emissions ‘like driving car round world six times’
Environment

Fast fashion’s carbons emissions ‘like driving car round world six times’

Why Vivienne Westwood collaborated with The Big Issue on a special t-shirt
Environment

Why Vivienne Westwood collaborated with The Big Issue on a special t-shirt