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World has 20% chance of exceeding 1.5C in next five years – climate forecast

There is a one-in-five chance annual global temperatures will be at least 1.5C warmer than in pre-industrial times in the next five years, experts...

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...

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...

Locusts, Covid-19 and flooding pose ‘triple threat’ in Africa

Locusts, Covid-19 and deadly flooding pose a “triple threat” to millions of people across East Africa, officials have warned. The warning came as the World...

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...

Greta Thunberg: Leaders must act in unison during crises

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has urged world leaders to act together, based on scientists’ advice, in addressing major crises from the Covid-19 pandemic...

David Attenborough in plea for world to ‘stop waste and cherish our planet’

David Attenborough has urged people to “stop waste of any kind”, saying the world is precious and should be “celebrated and cherished”. The broadcaster and...

Japan criticised for ‘highly insufficient’ climate plans

Japan has been criticised for failing to increase its ambition to tackle climate change, as it becomes the first major economy to submit updated...

Emeli Sande: Women are suffering more from climate crisis

Emeli Sande has spoken about the impact the climate crisis had on her family in Zambia and said women are often disproportionately affected. The Scottish...

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Boeing sells just one plane in June amid crisis in aviation

Boeing reported that customers cancelled orders for 60 of its grounded 737 Max jets in June, and the aircraft maker removed another 123 planes...

Pep Guardiola says Manchester City deserve apology after overturning Euro ban

Pep Guardiola believes Manchester City deserve an apology after successfully overturning their European ban. The City boss has hit out at rival clubs for what...

France says ‘merci’ to virus heroes on poignant Bastille Day

Medics in white coats replaced uniformed soldiers as stars of France’s Bastille Day ceremonies as the usual grandiose military parade was recalibrated to honour...

Chinese firm Huawei to be stripped out of UK 5G networks by 2027

Boris Johnson risked deepening tensions with Beijing after telecoms firms were ordered to strip Chinese tech giant Huawei’s equipment from 5G networks by 2027. The...

Samantha Womack settles phone hacking claim

Actress Samantha Womack has settled a damages action over phone hacking, the High Court has heard. The TV, film and stage star, best known for...
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