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China’s annual carbon emissions have risen by 20 per cent since 2010.
Shame may have been helpful in maintaining lockdown discipline, but it has also had dark consequences during the pandemic.
Once-a-century flooding in Western Europe following a once-a-millenium heatwave in the US is just the start of the global climate’s new abnormal.
Even after excluding forest fires, parts of the Amazon rainforest are now net emitters of carbon.
California’s Death Valley has broken the all-time world air temperature record with 54.44°C.
As the environment becomes increasingly unstable, gradual reforms to blunt capitalism's roughest edges will become less and less feasible.
The emissions generated by the UK’s Personal Protective Equipment supply are equivalent to 850,000 transatlantic flights.
The political debate about energy is still mostly defined by rhetorical blather.
However fast we decarbonise our economies, adaptation to environmental decline will be essential.
Reducing carbon emissions is not about jobs and growth and it will not be cost-free.
When a draft report recommended the natural wonder be added to the World Heritage Committee’s “in danger” listing, the Australian government erupted in deflection and denial.