Animal loss halves plants’ ability to cope with climate change

The extinction and depletion of mammals has heavily impacted the survival of plants

NASA: ‘2021 sixth warmest year ever’

A new report from the space agency has revealed that 8/10 of the warmest years in Earth’s history have occurred in the last decade

Climate change takes top spot for global expert worries

It replaces the pandemic following COP26 in November

‘Global emissions must drop by 20% in five years’ warns Met Office

Its new report states that the 1.5°C aim for global warming is under heavy threat

Greenland ice sheet shrinks for 25th consecutive year

A new UN-backed report has revealed 2021 to be another year in which the sheet lost more mass than it gained in the winter

US financial sector ‘is the world’s fifth largest polluter’

US banks have financed projects emitting nearly the same amount of CO2 as Russia’s annual net emissions

All UK buildings must be put on a sustainable footing, says MP

Emma Hardy, MP for for Hull West and Hessle presented a Bill to set minimum national requirements for flood mitigation and protection measures

Less than half of Brits care about what’s going on at COP26

A new study has found that only 46% of the country are paying attention to the climate summit, with some people even thinking it’s taking place in London

COP26 Live: Glasgow conference caught off guard as US and China join forces on climate

The world’s two biggest polluters have agreed to work together on reducing emissions and keeping the Paris Agreement-aligned temperature limit within reach

COP26 Live: Met Office warns 1bn people could face extreme heat from 2°C rise

People affected by heat stress could increase 15-fold if the world temperature rise reaches 2°C