More than 700 pelicans found dead in Senegal world heritage site

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Rangers are investigating mystery deaths at Djoudj bird sanctuary, a migratory pitstop for hundreds of bird species Seven hundred and fifty pelicans have been found dead in a Unesco Läs mer…

'We can't wait any longer': Biden announces plan to tackle 'existential' climate crisis – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; In a sharp 180-degree turn from the Trump administration, Joe Biden signed a series of executive orders to address the ’existential threat’ of the climate crisis. Biden insisted his climate Läs mer…

Climate crisis: world now at its hottest for 12,000 years

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The planet is now hotter than it has been for at least 12,000 years, a period spanning the entire development of human civilisation, according to new research. The analysis Läs mer…

Joe Biden's 'climate day' of executive actions signals clean break with Trump

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Sign up for the Guardian’s First Thing newsletter Joe Biden is to instruct the US government to pause and review all oil and gas drilling on federal land, eliminate Läs mer…

Humpback whales may be struggling to breed as climate crisis depletes food

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Humpback whales could be struggling to breed due to rapid environmental change in the ocean caused by the climate crisis, a study suggests. Scientists have confirmed a significant decline Läs mer…

Alberta leader says Biden's move to cancel Keystone pipeline a 'gut punch’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US president Joe Biden’s move to cancel a controversial pipeline project has hit Canada like “like a gut punch”, according to one political leader, and left the country to Läs mer…

EU revealed to be world's biggest live animal exporter

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Bloc exported more than 1.6 billion chickens, pigs, sheep, goats and cattle in 2019, but faces criticism over welfare failings New analysis suggests the EU could be responsible for Läs mer…

UN global climate poll: ‘People’s voice is clear – they want action’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The biggest ever opinion poll on climate change has found two-thirds of people think it is a “global emergency”. The survey shows people across the world support climate action Läs mer…

Rating agency S&P warns 13 oil and gas companies they risk downgrades as renewables pick up steam

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Rating agency S&P has warned 13 oil and gas companies, including the some of the world’s biggest, that it may downgrade them within weeks because of increasing competition from Läs mer…

Six of the 10 unprovoked shark attack deaths last year were in Australia

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Unprovoked shark bites killed 10 people around the world in 2020 with six of the deaths in Australian waters, according to international figures. The number of unprovoked shark bites Läs mer…

New Zealand school climate strikers call for 'can-do Kiwi attitude' to combat crisis

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Crowds outside parliament demand government take the same science-led approach on climate as it did on Covid School climate strikes have resumed in New Zealand, with young people calling Läs mer…

US returns to global climate arena with call to act on 'emergency'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; At virtual Global Adaptation summit, John Kerry says ‘we’re proud to be back’ after four-year absence The US has returned to international climate action with a focus on helping Läs mer…

Global ice loss accelerating at record rate, study finds

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The melting of ice across the planet is accelerating at a record rate, with the melting of the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets speeding up the fastest, research has Läs mer…

Country diary 1971: recently created New Ash Green prompts the question: what is a village?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; KENT: Only two broad fields separate the churchyard of Ash from the flat timber facades of one of the “neighbourhoods” of the newly-created village of Ash Green that is Läs mer…

Officials hail 'encouraging' number of north Atlantic right whale births

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Wildlife officials in Florida have reported an “encouraging” number of sightings of critically endangered North Atlantic right whales off the south-eastern US, including at least 14 new calves, three Läs mer…

Green shoots: Spanish firm tackles plastic waste from shotgun cartridges

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; One day a little over 12 years ago a Spanish entrepreneur, Enrique López-Pozas, was playing Airsoft when he was struck not by an opponent’s shot but by an equally Läs mer…

‘I almost cracked’: 16-month artistic performance of mass extinction comes to a close

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery in Hobart is filled with people waiting for the swift parrot to disappear. Hobart artist Lucienne Rickard has spent five weeks drawing a Läs mer…

Permanent PJs and pivoting designers: how the pandemic hit the fashion world

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; I was on the Eurostar, somewhere between St Pancras and Paris, when a senior member of the Guardian team called and suggested that it might be a good idea Läs mer…

As birth rates fall, animals prowl in our abandoned 'ghost villages'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Human populations are set to decline in countries from Asia to Europe – and an unusual form of rewilding is taking place For many years it seemed that overpopulation Läs mer…

Electric car batteries with five-minute charging times produced

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Batteries capable of fully charging in five minutes have been produced in a factory for the first time, marking a significant step towards electric cars becoming as fast to Läs mer…

One, two, tree: how AI helped find millions of trees in the Sahara

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; When a team of international scientists set out to count every tree in a large swathe of west Africa using AI, satellite images and one of the world’s most Läs mer…

Bill Gates joins Blackstone in bid to buy British private jet firm

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Bill Gates has joined a £3bn bidding war to buy the world’s largest private jet operator just as he prepares to publish his new book How to Avoid a Läs mer…

'He's a risk-taker': Germans divided over Elon Musk's new GigaFactory

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; For the past 10 months, Silas Heineken has been flying a drone over one of Germany’s biggest building sites and posting the images on YouTube. The 14-year-old self-named “Tesla Läs mer…

Tesla almost hits 500,000-car delivery target for 2020 despite pandemic

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The manufacturer delivered 499,550 cars in 2020, thanks to an end-of-year sales bump UK carmakers have three years to source local electric car batteries ‘Peak hype’: why the driverless Läs mer…

How we are changing the way we rate sustainability of consumer electronics

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; When we first started looking at the sustainability of consumer electronics at the beginning of 2019, we soon discovered that reliable information was very hard to find. It was Läs mer…