Inside the Ocean 100 – small group of wealthy sea-based companies worth as much as Mexico

As few as 100 companies produced 60% of revenues in eight ocean industries in 2018.

Jean-Baptiste Jouffray, Postdoctoral Researcher in Marine Ecology, Stockholm University • conversation
yesterday ~7 min

Cumbria coal mine plan 'damaging PM's reputation'

Foreign ambassadors say Boris Johnson's tacit support for the mine prompts accusations of hypocrisy.

yesterday ~5 min

Bitcoin isn't getting greener: four environmental myths about cryptocurrency debunked

Bitcoin is attracting attention from big buyers like Tesla. But don't be fooled – it's still a disaster for the climate.

Peter Howson, Senior Lecturer in International Development, Northumbria University, Newcastle • conversation
Feb. 17, 2021 ~7 min

Whitehaven coal mine plan to be re-examined by council

Councillors will reconsider the planning application in the light of climate change advice.

Feb. 9, 2021 ~4 min

Cumbria coal mine could usher in a net-zero-compliant fossil fuel industry – or prove it was always a fantasy

Woodhouse Colliery would be the UK's first new deep coal mine in three decades.

Nathalie Seddon, Professor of Biodiversity, University of Oxford • conversation
Feb. 9, 2021 ~7 min

Cumbria coal mine: Climate tsar urged to quit over 'reckless' plan

Alok Sharma should resign unless plans for a deep coal mine in Cumbria are dropped, Lib Dems say.

Feb. 5, 2021 ~4 min

Climate change: Boris Johnson 'risks humiliation' over coal mine

A leading climate scientist warns Boris Johnson that digging for coal undermines efforts on climate change.

Feb. 4, 2021 ~4 min

Coal mine go-ahead 'undermines climate summit'

The UK's push to secure a deal over fossil fuels is being undercut by a decision to allow a new coal mine, MPs warn.

Jan. 19, 2021 ~5 min

Apollo landers, Neil Armstrong's bootprint and other human artifacts on Moon officially protected by new US law

Who cares what happens to bootprints on the Moon? All humans should. And thankfully the US Congress and president agree.

Michelle L.D. Hanlon, Professor of Air and Space Law, University of Mississippi • conversation
Jan. 12, 2021 ~9 min

Kernowite: New mineral found on rock mined in Cornwall

The dark green mineral has been called kernowite as the rock comes from a mine in Cornwall.

Dec. 23, 2020 ~2 min