Climate change

The most extreme weather events in 2021
Storm-battered land in Philippines
In pictures

The most extreme weather events in 2021

Link between climate change and worsening weather established in pivotal year
21 Dec 2021
Is Norway a climate hypocrite?
Construction in the North Sea
In Depth

Is Norway a climate hypocrite?

The Scandinavian nation has world-beating green credentials – but it is also a fossil fuel giant
25 Nov 2021
What is climate migration?
Family collect water containers during drought in Afghanistan
Fact file

What is climate migration?

Environmental threats projected to displace populations worldwide in coming years
25 Nov 2021
‘Centrism is back with a fresh coat of paint’
Keir Starmer
Instant Opinion

‘Centrism is back with a fresh coat of paint’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
22 Nov 2021
‘Cop26 was not a waste of time and energy’
Alok Sharma
Instant Opinion

‘Cop26 was not a waste of time and energy’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
15 Nov 2021
Cop26 deal: rich countries failed to meet their obligations to world
Aerial view of dead cows during drought in Ethiopia
Expert’s view

Cop26 deal: rich countries failed to meet their obligations to world

Summit ended without agreeing who should pay vulnerable nations for ‘loss and damage’ from global warming
15 Nov 2021
Will Cop26 negotiators get a last-minute deal over the line?
Greenhouse emissions, UK
Between the lines

Will Cop26 negotiators get a last-minute deal over the line?

Glasgow climate summit could be extended to find agreement as fraught talks continue
12 Nov 2021

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‘Let puritanical values govern parliamentary rules’
Boris Johnson
Instant Opinion

‘Let puritanical values govern parliamentary rules’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
11 Nov 2021
Will climate change lead to war?
Afghan family driving across drought-ridden region
Today’s big question

Will climate change lead to war?

Environmental disruption can ‘load the dice’ and increase risk of conflict, experts warn
11 Nov 2021
Cop26: what the US-China climate deal means for global emissions
US climate envoy John Kerry announces the pact at a press conference in Glasgow
In Depth

Cop26: what the US-China climate deal means for global emissions

Experts welcome unexpected agreement to boost cooperation in tackling global warming
11 Nov 2021
Woman diagnosed with ‘climate change’
Humber Bay Arch Bridge in Toronto
Stranger than fiction

Woman diagnosed with ‘climate change’

Doctor links world-first case to deadly heatwaves and wildfires
11 Nov 2021
‘The status quo must change if the government is to bring Nazanin home’
Richard Ratcliffe on hunger strike
Instant Opinion

‘The status quo must change if the government is to bring Nazanin home’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
10 Nov 2021
When will we know if Cop26 was a success?
Boris Johnson looking at his watch
Today’s big question

When will we know if Cop26 was a success?

Draft agreement lays out key dates for necessary action on climate change
10 Nov 2021
Insulate Britain blocks an insulation lorry
Insulate Britain protest
Tall Tales

Insulate Britain blocks an insulation lorry

And other stories from the stranger side of life
5 Nov 2021
Investing for the planet
Extinction Rebellion
Expert’s view

Investing for the planet

Greenwashing, a plethora of funds and making an impact
4 Nov 2021
Climate change: the cities most at risk
Flooded street in Brooklyn, New York
Fact file

Climate change: the cities most at risk

Urban populations face increasing threat of natural disasters from warming temperatures
3 Nov 2021
Explained: the ‘net zero-aligned financial centre’
Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak arrives at Cop26 with his Green Budget Box
Fact file

Explained: the ‘net zero-aligned financial centre’

Chancellor outlines plans but campaigners warn of ‘greenwashing’
3 Nov 2021
Climate change: the worst offenders
Man sows seeds outside coal power station in China
In Depth

Climate change: the worst offenders

Biden criticises China and Russia for ‘not showing up’ at Cop26
3 Nov 2021
Why is halting deforestation so hard?
Deforestation in the Amazon basin
Today’s big question

Why is halting deforestation so hard?

Almost £14bn in public and private funding has been promised to help end deforestation by 2030
2 Nov 2021
The ten greenest cities in the UK
Glasgow
In Depth

The ten greenest cities in the UK

Steel City Sheffield takes the top spot for its open spaces and renewable energy production
2 Nov 2021
An essential guide to Cop26
Boris Johnson, Narendra Modi and Antonio Guterres at Cop26
Fact file

An essential guide to Cop26

World leaders and demonstrators descend on Glasgow for climate summit
1 Nov 2021
Cop26: how the UK is doing on three key net zero pledges
Boris Johnson chairs session of the UN Security Council on climate at the Foreign Office in February 2021
Expert’s view

Cop26: how the UK is doing on three key net zero pledges

Boris Johnson is calling for urgent action at climate summit in Glasgow - but is Britain on course to meet his 2050 target?
1 Nov 2021
Can the PM really create ‘good jobs, green jobs’?
Boris Johnson visits the Scottish Power Carland Cross Windfarm
In Brief

Can the PM really create ‘good jobs, green jobs’?

Boris Johnson claims his plans to cut carbon emissions will help create 440,000 jobs by 2030
29 Oct 2021
Insulate Britain: what the protesters want
Insulate Britain protester talks to police
Profile

Insulate Britain: what the protesters want

Motorists assault demonstrators as disruption to Britain’s road network continues
28 Oct 2021
Does the UK need a referendum on climate change pledges?
Boris Johnson in front of a projection of Earth
Today’s big question

Does the UK need a referendum on climate change pledges?

Critics say net-zero target has been imposed by ‘elites’ without electoral mandate
27 Oct 2021
What the world is saying about Cop26
Boris Johnson
Global lens

What the world is saying about Cop26

The ‘last chance’ bid to tackle climate change kicks off in Glasgow this weekend
27 Oct 2021
Mortgage penalties, waste and femcels
Houses for sale
Podcast

Mortgage penalties, waste and femcels

Should mortgages cost more for inefficient homes? Can companies be shamed into cutting wasted stock? And has the incel movement spread to women?
22 Oct 2021
‘Boris Johnson resorting to moral blackmail on green policies’
Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street
Instant Opinion

‘Boris Johnson resorting to moral blackmail on green policies’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
20 Oct 2021
The government’s green strategies in a nutshell
Rishi Sunak
Getting to grips with . . .

The government’s green strategies in a nutshell

Net zero plans for finance and homes are announced as the Treasury tots up the price tag
19 Oct 2021
‘Let’s not cage in novelists with bad-faith readings’
Sally Rooney
Instant Opinion

‘Let’s not cage in novelists with bad-faith readings’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
14 Oct 2021
What causes flooding?
Taxi drives on flooded London street
Getting to grips with . . .

What causes flooding?

Government hopes £5.2bn flood defence plan and lower emissions can protect UK homes and businesses
8 Oct 2021
Piers Corbyn: the weather forecaster and conspiracy theorist who ‘defies categorisation’
Piers Corbyn at a demonstration
Profile

Piers Corbyn: the weather forecaster and conspiracy theorist who ‘defies categorisation’

Jeremy Corbyn’s brother is a leading anti-vaccination campaigner
30 Sep 2021
What is Boris Johnson’s record on climate change?
Boris Johnson speech at UN
In Depth

What is Boris Johnson’s record on climate change?

PM tells world leaders to ‘grow up’ on tackling climate change
23 Sep 2021
COP26: will China play ball on climate change?
Emissions in China
Today’s big question

COP26: will China play ball on climate change?

Fears grow that the world’s biggest greenhouse gas emitter will not co-operate at forthcoming climate talks
20 Sep 2021
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