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Obama blocks new oil and gas drilling in Arctic Ocean

The Obama administration has blocked new oil and gas drilling in the Arctic Ocean. The move handed a victory to environmentalists who say industrial activity...

Global protesters demand climate justice at UN talks

Several thousand activists have marched in the Moroccan city of Marrakesh to demand environmental justice, just a few miles away from where high-level UN...

Fears mount over Donald Trump’s stance on climate change

US President-elect Donald Trump has not minced words about his approach to environment and energy policy. He loathes regulation and wants to increase the use...

Paris Climate Agreement work starts amid US election uncertainty

Climate negotiators have started work on implementing the Paris Agreement on global warming amid uncertainty over how the US election will impact the landmark...

Adidas is selling running shoes made out of plastic waste in a bid to reduce marine pollution

Eco-friendly adidas shoes made from plastic ocean waste are to go on sale this month. The sports retailer has teamed up with Parley for the...

Hurricane Matthew weakens but ‘could still rival’ Jamaica’s most destructive storm

One of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes in recent history weakened a little on Saturday as it roared across the Caribbean on a course...

Health warnings issued as UK faces another heatwave

Following the balmy forecasts, Public Health England (PHE) are urging caution over the coming days and nights. Dr Thomas Waite, from the extreme events team...

Ozone layer over Antartica on the mend, scientists say

The hole in the ozone layer over Antarctica appears to be healing, say scientists. Recovery of the hole has varied from year to year, partly...

Pollution has been causing springtime to come early in the UK

Artificial lighting has been causing springtime to come early, with trees bursting into leaf a week earlier in areas with more light pollution, scientists...

Hiker dies as US heatwave hits record temperature of 118F

A woman has died after collapsing while hiking and mountain biking during a record-breaking heatwave in Phoenix. Fire officials said the 28-year-old started biking with...

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Rising virus totals force rethink of bars, schools and tourism

Bars may be off the menu and many schools look set to remain closed for months to come as coronavirus causes more illness and...

Chinese and US diplomats spar over Hong Kong

A statement from the Chinese side late on Wednesday said that vice foreign minister Zheng Zeguang had summoned US ambassador Terry Branstad to protest...

Barack Obama and Kanye West accounts hacked in Bitcoin Twitter scam

High-profile Twitter accounts, including those of Barack Obama, Elon Musk and Kanye West, have been hacked as part of a widespread cryptocurrency scam. The accounts,...

Tom Holland confirms filming has begun on Uncharted

Tom Holland has confirmed that the long-awaited film adaptation of Uncharted has finally started production. The Spider-Man star will take on the role of Nathan...

Empire Strikes Back tops box office chart as more cinemas reopen

A 40-year-old Star Wars film has topped the box office chart in the UK, as cinemas continue to resort to old favourites to woo...
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