Climate change

‘The green nirvana wealthy countries instruct developing nations to adopt is a sham’
Wind turbines
Instant Opinion

‘The green nirvana wealthy countries instruct developing nations to adopt is a sham’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
21 Jun 2022
Do polar bears no longer need saving?
A polar bear swimming beside a melting iceberg near the Arctic Circle in Hudson Bay, Canada
Unreported world

Do polar bears no longer need saving?

New study offers ‘glimmer of hope’ for some polar bears – but with caveats
20 Jun 2022
How Britain’s food system is set to change
Boris Johnson talks to a farm manager in Hayle, Cornwall
Getting to grips with . . .

How Britain’s food system is set to change

Critics claim ‘half-baked’ proposals will do little to improve food security, standards or sustainability
13 Jun 2022
Alcohol pricing, #JordanToo and coastal retreat
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Podcasts

Alcohol pricing, #JordanToo and coastal retreat

Has Scotland’s minimum drink price failed? Has Jordan reached a tipping point for women’s rights? And will seaside towns be abandoned to the waves?
10 Jun 2022
Gambling, flying and a cinematic comeback
Online gambling
Podcasts

Gambling, flying and a cinematic comeback

Why are strict new gambling laws in doubt? Can activists justify flying to an environmental conference? And is Top Gun: Maverick leading a celluloid r…
3 Jun 2022
The ‘wet bulb’ temperatures behind unprecedented heatwaves
A man tries to escape from a severe heatwave in Kolkata, India
Getting to grips with . . .

The ‘wet bulb’ temperatures behind unprecedented heatwaves

Heat and humidity combine to create deadly conditions that will only get more common
24 May 2022
‘Does Labour have a woman problem?’
Angela Rayner and Keir Starmer
Instant Opinion

‘Does Labour have a woman problem?’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
13 May 2022

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Colonialism and climate change: the link examined
Demonstrators hold sign reading ‘the climate crisis is colonialism’ at Fridays for Future protest in Mexico City
Expert’s view

Colonialism and climate change: the link examined

Top scientists point to connection for first time in new IPCC study
25 Apr 2022
‘We need to reassess our toxic relationship with flying’
Family queues at airport
Instant Opinion

‘We need to reassess our toxic relationship with flying’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
14 Apr 2022
How the green agenda will affect the UK
Wind Turbines
In Depth

How the green agenda will affect the UK

Download The Week's guide to how the environmental landscape could change in the near future
14 Apr 2022
Just Stop Oil: who are the petrol protesters?
A Just Stop Oil protest
Today’s big question

Just Stop Oil: who are the petrol protesters?

Almost 350 people have been arrested since the group started taking action across the country on 1 April
12 Apr 2022
Arguments for and against nuclear power
Nuclear power plant
Pros and cons

Arguments for and against nuclear power

Nuclear energy forms the ‘centrepiece’ of Boris Johnson’s new energy strategy
7 Apr 2022
‘No-fault divorce is an indescribable relief’
Partner hands back wedding ring
Instant Opinion

‘No-fault divorce is an indescribable relief’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
6 Apr 2022
What is carbon capture and storage?
A carbon capture facility in Longanet, Scotland
Fact file

What is carbon capture and storage?

The technology could help ‘neutralise’ emissions from power plants, according to UN report on climate change
5 Apr 2022
Flamingo spotted 17 years after escaping zoo
Flamingoes
Tall Tales

Flamingo spotted 17 years after escaping zoo

And other stories from the stranger side of life
4 Apr 2022
Rain bombs and megaflash lightning: Australia experiences unprecedented weather
Flooding in Queensland
Why we’re talking about . . .

Rain bombs and megaflash lightning: Australia experiences unprecedented weather

Nine people have been killed during days of torrential rainfall and flooding
1 Mar 2022
‘We need immediate action on climate change’
Firefighters battle ongoing wildfires in Greece
Instant Opinion

‘We need immediate action on climate change’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
28 Feb 2022
‘An effective extreme-heat warning system could save lives’
Man stands on roof watching wildfire in California
Instant Opinion

‘An effective extreme-heat warning system could save lives’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
23 Feb 2022
Who are the Tory Net Zero Scrutiny Group?
Former chair of the European Research Group Steve Baker is a known member
Profile

Who are the Tory Net Zero Scrutiny Group?

The Conservative rebels blame government’s green policies for cost of living crisis
16 Feb 2022
French symbols, pay rises and spring
Muslim women laughing
Podcasts

French symbols, pay rises and spring

Is France about to take an illiberal turn? Is it a bad thing if we all earn more? And is winter coming to a premature end?
4 Feb 2022
Is Don’t Look Up realistic?
Illustration of an asteroid or comet striking surface of Earth
Expert’s view

Is Don’t Look Up realistic?

How experts are dealing with the real-life threat posed by asteroids heading to Earth
24 Jan 2022
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
‘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
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