National Theatre takes to the stage to declare climate emergency

It has committed to continue to set ambitious targets to move towards net carbon zero, having already cut its energy, waste and water carbon impacts by a quarter since 2016

The Global Strike for Climate launches today – but what’s it all about?

Millions of people around the world are expected to skip school or take time off work to draw attention to global warming and encourage governments to take action.

Greta Thunberg and Arnold Schwarzenegger
Greta Thunberg and Arnie team up to terminate climate change

The 16-year-old climate activist and Hollywood star met at the launch of a conference to speed up progress towards the Paris Agreement

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Sadiq Khan declines to provide additional climate funding for London

The London Climate Change Partnership says it receives only £62,000 a year, which it claims includes funding for only one member of staff

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Ireland announces climate emergency

The move follows in the UK’s footsteps after it became the first nation to officially recognise the scale of the crisis at the start of the month

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UK ‘must shift focus of aid strategy towards climate change’

A new report from the International Development Committee suggests climate change needs to be tackled to solve issues such as poverty, conflict, disease and starvation

Rebellion forms to face ‘climate emergency and ecosystem collapse’

The Extinction Rebellion group started widespread protests through London yesterday to block traffic and call on the government to do more about global warming

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The collapse of civilisation could be just around the corner…

A new report suggests the effects of global warming could lead to migration, conflict, famine and societal breakdown

Fuel supplies back to normal before Easter

Fuel supplies to filling stations should be back to normal before the Easter holiday, the UKPIA trade association said today. The group said its members were confident normal levels would be reached, but they also urged motorists to avoid more panic buying. Chris Hunt, Director General at UKPIA said: “Supplies of fuel to filling stations […]