Green targets: Do governments meet them?

As the UK government unveils new environmental targets, what about the previous ones?

bbcnews
Nov. 18, 2020 ~8 min

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Fact-checking the US and China on climate and environment

We fact-check US and Chinese claims about CO2 emissions, plastic waste and illegal timber.

bbcnews
Nov. 13, 2020 ~5 min

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US West Coast fires: Is Trump right to blame forest management?

Is poor management of forests to blame for deadly fires in the United States?

bbcnews
Oct. 14, 2020 ~7 min

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Mauritius oil spill: Are major incidents less frequent?

Oil slicks can lead to major environmental disasters but industry experts say regulations are now much tighter.

By Peter Mwai • bbcnews
Aug. 13, 2020 ~6 min

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Coronavirus: Why have there been so many outbreaks in meat processing plants?

Why have hundreds of workers tested positive for coronavirus at abattoirs and meat processing plants?

By Anthony Reuben • bbcnews
June 23, 2020 ~6 min

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Coronavirus: Does lockdown easing 'follow the science'?

Why is England pressing ahead with plans to ease lockdown rules ahead of the rest of the UK?

BBC Science News • bbcnews
May 13, 2020 ~7 min

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Why does President Trump want to mine on the Moon?

The US president signed an order this week stating Americans had rights to use resources in space.

By Manish Pandey and Michael Baggs • bbcnews
April 12, 2020 ~6 min

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Australia fires: How do we know how many animals have died?

A biodiversity expert suggests almost half a billion animals might have been affected in Australia.

By Reality Check team • bbcnews
Jan. 4, 2020 ~4 min

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Russian president warns over expansion of US space force

The Russian leader says the US "militarisation" of space means Moscow has to respond.

By Reality Check team • bbcnews
Dec. 4, 2019 ~5 min

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Are fires in the Amazon and elsewhere getting worse?

Forest fires are raging in many parts of the world but are there more than ever?

By Reality Check team • bbcnews
Sept. 5, 2019 ~6 min

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