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12 global cities make pledge to divest from fossil fuel

Ten cities around the world have joined New York and London in committing to divest from fossil fuel companies as part of efforts to...

Unilever to replace carbon from non-renewable fossil fuels in cleaning products

Consumer goods giant Unilever will replace 100% of the carbon derived from fossil fuels in its cleaning and laundry products with renewable or recycled...

Protests in Mauritius over fuel oil spill from grounded ship

Thousands of people have taken part in a protest in the capital of Mauritius over the government’s handling of an oil spill from a...

Vladimir Putin lambasts billionaire over oil spill in Arctic region

Russian President Vladimir Putin chastised the billionaire owner of a nickel giant for negligence over a massive fuel oil spill that has inflicted huge...

Tropical storm kills 17 in El Salvador and Guatemala

Rain from Tropical Storm Amanda has left at least 17 people dead and seven missing while causing extensive damage across El Salvador and Guatemala...

India forced to deal with heatwave and plague of locusts as it battles Covid-19

As if Covid-19 was not enough, India grappled with scorching temperatures and the worst locust invasion in decades as authorities prepared for the end...

‘Once-in-a-decade-type’ storm lashes 1,200 kms of Western Australia’s coast

Tens of thousands of homes and businesses lost power, buildings were battered and trees were uprooted as a vast stretch of the west Australian...

David Attenborough warns climate change ‘swept off front pages’ by Covid-19

David Attenborough has said the coronavirus pandemic has swept the problem of climate change from the front pages. The broadcaster and naturalist, who celebrated his...

Attenborough calls for ‘respect’ for nature in wake of pandemic

A new relationship that “respects rather than exploits the wonders of nature” must be created in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, Sir David...

Climate change is turning parts of Antarctica green

Global warming is causing parts of Antarctica to turn green, scientists have said. New research suggests warming temperatures due to climate change are causing summer...

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1,900 complain to Ofcom over BGT episode featuring Alesha Dixon’s BLM necklace

Ofcom has received more than 1,900 complaints over an episode of Britain’s Got Talent which saw Alesha Dixon wear a Black Lives Matter necklace. The...

Judge rules Eric Trump must testify in NY probe before election

Eric Trump must testify in a New York investigation into the family’s businesses before the November presidential election, a judge has ruled. State Judge Arthur...

German prosecutors charge eight more Volkswagen employees over diesel scandal

Charges have been filed against eight more Volkswagen employees accused of involvement in the company’s diesel scandal. Prosecutors in Braunschweig did not identify the eight,...

Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveils breakthrough in battery technology

Tesla is working on new battery technology that chief executive Elon Musk says will enable the company within the next three years to make...

WWE star Road Warrior Animal dies aged 60

WWE star Road Warrior Animal has died at the age of 60. The wrester, real name Joseph Laurinaitis, was one half of the Road Warriors...
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