Extinction Rebellion: Nuclear power 'only option' says former spokeswoman

Zion Lights says a car-crash TV interview led her to rethink her support for Extinction Rebellion.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Sept. 10, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: uk-climate-change-protests

UK 'operates double standards' on banned pesticides

More than 32,000 tonnes of the chemicals were approved for export by the UK in 2018, says Greenpeace.

By Justin Rowlatt • bbcnews
Sept. 10, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: environment pesticides

Wildlife in 'catastrophic decline' due to human destruction, scientists warn

Conservation group WWF says global wildlife populations have shrunk by two-thirds since 1970.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
Sept. 10, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: environment conservation biodiversity extinction animals wildlife wildlife-conservation amphibians

L'Oreal launches make-up recycling across UK shops

The firm's Maybelline brand has set up recycling points in shops including Tesco and Superdrug.

By Lora Jones • bbcnews
Sept. 9, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: climate-change

Climate change: Tax frequent fliers, get rid of SUVs, government told

Climate change: Tax frequent fliers, phase out polluting SUVs, citizens say

By Roger Harrabin • bbcnews
Sept. 9, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: our-planet-matters

Climate change: Former minister O’Neill blasts government "inaction"

Claire O'Neill condemns what she calls broken promises and backsliding on climate commitments.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Sept. 9, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: our-planet-matters

China claims 'important breakthrough' in space mission shrouded in mystery

Very little is known about the Chinese vehicle that has been compared to the US's X-37 space plane.

By Pratik Jakhar • bbcnews
Sept. 9, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: china united-states

Coronavirus: Oxford University vaccine trial paused after participant falls ill

AstraZeneca describes the pause in its keenly-awaited final clinical trials as routine.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Sept. 9, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: vaccination coronavirus-testing university-of-oxford mers-virus astrazeneca

UN report: Covid crisis does little to slow climate change

Global lockdowns disrupted CO2 emissions temporarily say scientists but they didn't stop climate change.

By Matt McGrath • bbcnews
Sept. 9, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: cop26

Thwaites: 'Doomsday Glacier' vulnerability seen in new maps

Sea and airborne surveys show how Antarctica's mighty Thwaites ice stream can be melted from below.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Sept. 8, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: climate-change

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