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1.9 billion people at risk from mountain water shortages, study shows

Rising demand and climate crisis threaten entire mountain ecosystem, say scientists

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Leading scientists condemn political inaction on climate change as Australia 'literally burns'

Climate experts ‘bewildered’ by government ‘burying their heads in the sand’, and say bushfires on Australia’s east coast should be a ‘wake-up call’

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Climate disasters have forced more than 20 million people a year to flee homes in decade, study finds

Catastrophes such as floods, cyclones and fires caused by the climate crisis have driven millions of people from their homes every year for a decad...

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Here's the evidence we're headed for a climate crisis tipping point

A thawing Antarctica, a transforming Amazon, and other devastating changes may be more likely than scientists previously believed

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The climate crisis is forcing us to drastically rethink our toilets

With the UK expected to suffer from water shortages by 2050, toilet manufacturers are turning to low-water alternatives. But do people really want ...

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Harvard and Yale students disrupt football game for fossil fuel protest

Students began campaigning in 2012 for both universities to stop investing in oil and gas companies that contribute to climate crisis

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Fossil fuel production on track for double the safe climate limit

‘We’re in a deep hole over the climate crisis and we need to stop digging,’ warn experts

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Sydney Is Running out of Water as Bushfires Rage

Sydney's water shortage is a mounting problem as wildfires are predicted to gain in strength and intensity this weekend.

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A journey to the centre of the Amazon in radical bid to solve climate crisis

Young XR members travel by canoe into heart of Amazon to form ‘forest pact’ with indigenous groups and land activists

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World's Largest Public Bank Ditches Oil and Coal in Victory for the Climate Movement

Climate activists celebrated Thursday the decision of the European Investment Bank to stop funding most oil and coal projects by 2021

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Labour Needs a Bold Climate Vision in This Election – Including a 2030 Decarbonisation Target

In what is being touted as the UK's first 'climate election', Aliya Yule argues it's up to the Labour party to put forward the strong vision requir...

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UK railways cannot cope with climate change, says rail boss

Head of Scotland’s railway calls for vastly increased investment in future-proofing network

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Humanity and nature are not separate – we must see them as one to fix the climate crisis

Humans did not always see themselves as he separate from the natural world. If we are to reverse its decline, we must re-entangle ourselves with it.

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This Election Is Where We Decide the Planet’s Future

With vast swathes of the planet quite literally on fire, 71% of Britons agree climate crisis is a more pressing issue than Brexit, writes Eleanor P...

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Thousands of Britons invited to climate crisis citizens' assembly

Only 110 of 30,000 who receive invites will take part in event over four weekends next year

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California Governor Declares Statewide Emergency as 180,000 Flee Kincade Fire

California Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a statewide emergency as "unprecedented high-wind events" fueled more than a dozen wildfires.

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Scientists Show How Fossil Fuel Industry Deceived the Public About the Climate Crisis

An international group of scientists released a report today detailing how the fossil fuel industry actively campaigned to sow doubt about the clim...

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In his new book on the power of imagination, Rob Hopkins suggest ten ways to imagine yourself out of a climate crisis

It’s finally here to buy - Rob Hopkins’ From “What Is” to “What If”: Unleashing the Power of Imagination to Create the Future We Want . As the pie...

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Why Extinction Rebellion Might Succeed — and in Many Ways, Already Has

The U.K.-based social movement for climate action could be on the way toward winning its ultimate goal — system change.

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Amazonian shaman visits BlackRock headquarters in London

At the core of the climate crisis lies the continued funding of fossil fuels and at the core of that lies one company; BlackRock, a $6.5 trillion a...

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Revealed: the 20 firms behind a third of all carbon emissions

New data shows how fossil fuel companies have driven climate crisis despite industry knowing dangers

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What are Extinction Rebellion's key demands?

The environmental activists want to force political leaders to take urgent action on the climate emergency

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Greta Thunberg to world leaders: 'How dare you? You have stolen my dreams and my childhood'

'You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words,' climate activist Greta Thunberg has told world leaders at the 2019 UN climate a...

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Greta Thunberg to critics of climate action: "If we can save the banks, we can save the world"

#ClimateStrike founder rejects argument that climate action is too expensive: "People in power do not lack money"

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'Americans are waking up': two thirds say climate crisis must be addressed

Major CBS News poll released as part of Covering Climate Now, a collaboration of more than 250 news outlets around the world to strengthen coverage...

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Naomi Klein: 'We are seeing the beginnings of the era of climate barbarism'

The No Logo author talks about solutions to the climate crisis, Greta Thunberg, birth strikes and how she finds hope

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$1m a minute: the farming subsidies destroying the world - report

‘Perverse’ payments must be redirected to measures such as capturing carbon, report says

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Lib Dems set out radical agenda for tackling climate emergency

Exclusive: Citizens’ assemblies and a Green Investment Bank among key planks of election bid

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Living in Two Worlds: Capitalism Pretends All Is Well While the World Is Burning

As the climate crisis escalates, we must develop strategies for living while recognizing the contradictions at hand.

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Climate crisis: More fires burning across central Africa than Amazon as global deforestation rates approach record high

While focus has slowly grown on the fires ravaging the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, it has emerged an even greater number of fires are currently bu...

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'Ecological grief': Greenland residents traumatised by climate emergency

Islanders are struggling to reconcile impact of global heating with traditional way of life, survey finds

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Ethiopia plants 350m trees in a day to help tackle climate crisis

National ‘green legacy’ initiative aims to reduce environmental degradation

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This is how trees could help solve the climate crisis

Most strategies for tackling climate change focus on reducing future emissions. Reforestation could help deal with the hundreds of gigatonnes of ca...

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Flooding Disrupts DC as Capital Receives Month’s Rain in 1 Hour

The Washington, DC region received a month's worth of rain in one hour Monday, leading to the most severe flooding in the area in recent years, The...

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Police Tear-Gas Climate Activists in Paris on 'Hottest Day in History of France'

French riot police tear-gassed climate protesters in Paris on Friday as the county sweltered under record heat.

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Tree planting 'has mind-blowing potential' to tackle climate crisis

Research shows a trillion trees could be planted to capture huge amount of carbon dioxide

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‘Climate apartheid’: UN expert says human rights may not survive

Right to life is likely to be undermined alongside the rule of law, special rapporteur says

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Doctors call for nonviolent direct action over climate crisis

Governments have abrogated responsibility with woefully inadequate policies, says letter

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Why does ritual matter for social change?

In consciously attempting to re-enchant the world we can strengthen social bonds as well as our connection to the earth.

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‘High likelihood of human civilisation coming to end’ by 2050, report finds

Human civilisation as we know it may have already entered its last decades, a worrying new report examining the likely future of our planet’s habit...

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Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environment

From now, house style guide recommends terms such as ‘climate crisis’ and ‘global heating’

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FTP082: Charles Eisenstein - The New Story of Climate and Humanity (Part 2)

Our guest in this episode is Charles Eisenstein, the author of "Sacred Economics" and his most recent book "Climate: A New Story". Charles explores...

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