Jason Momoa
Jason Momoa banishes his beard to draw attention to plastic waste

The Game of Thrones actor got rid of his iconic facial hair in a video released on YouTube

Extinction Rebellion
Extinction Rebellion activists glue themselves to DLR train

Others climbed onto the roof of the train as part of the third day of climate protests across the capital

Senator Elizabeth Warren
Presidential hopeful pledges to ban fossil fuel production on public land

Senator Elizabeth Warren has promised to place a “total moratorium” on new federal oil and gas leases on her first day as president

Seismic activity
Could seismic limits mean INEOS steps away from UK fracking?

In a meeting with the Oil & Gas Authority late last year, INEOS called for rules governing the shale gas industry to be relaxed

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

Plastic bag in mountains
Plastic pollution reaches new heights in the Pyrenees

A new study shows microplastic fragments can be carried long distances from cities, covering even the most remote areas with a ‘blanket’ of waste

Sir David Attenborough
Has the ‘Attenborough effect’ led to a 53% fall in single-use plastic use?

A new study suggests that TV programmes such as Blue Planet II may have influenced the public to be more conscious of the waste they produce

Air conditioning
Illegal HFC trade ‘flourishing in EU’

The Environmental Investigation Agency claims illegal trade has risen to meet demand after quotas cut supply of the harmful gases

Drought
Warmer Arctic temperatures ‘could cause drought elsewhere’

A new report suggests results this results in less precipitation, weaker cyclones and weaker wind flows around the rest of the world

Sausages and burgers
Fancy a veggie disc? Or maybe a vegan tube?

The terms ‘vegetarian burger’ and ‘vegan sausage’ could be banned under new EU laws