Greta Thunberg climate strike: 'The world is on fire'

The teenage activist was welcomed by some 30,000 people at the event in Bristol.

BBC Science News | Feb. 28, 2020 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

Tags: schools-climate-change-protests

Australia fires were far worse than any prediction

The 'breathtaking scale' of the Australian bushfires were way beyond anything climate science predicted, say scientists.

By Victoria Gill | Feb. 24, 2020 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: climate-change

Climate change: Schools failing us, say pupils

Educated people cause most harm to the planet so schools must change, say teenage climate campaigners.

By Judith Burns | Feb. 24, 2020 | bbcnews
~6 mins   

Tags: schools-climate-change-protests

Study finds quarter of climate change tweets from bots

Researchers at Brown University found bots were far more likely to post tweets denying climate change.

BBC Science News | Feb. 22, 2020 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

Tags: climate-change

Climate change: Fertiliser could be used to power ocean-going ships

Ammonia, the key ingredient of fertiliser, can be burned in ships’ engines in place of polluting diesel.

By Roger Harrabin | Feb. 19, 2020 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: climate-change

Jeff Bezos: World's richest man pledges $10bn to fight climate change

The Amazon boss and world's richest man gives 8% of his fortune to fight the planet's "biggest threat".

BBC Science News | Feb. 17, 2020 | bbcnews
~2 mins   

Tags: climate-change

Human compost funerals 'better for environment'

A US firm claims the service it offers saves more than a tonne of carbon, after a pilot study.

By Pallab Ghosh | Feb. 16, 2020 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: climate-change

Coastal floods warning in UK as sea levels rise

Communities on the coast face "serious questions" against the background of climate change.

By David Shukman | Feb. 14, 2020 | bbcnews
~7 mins   

Tags: climate-change

Antarctic island hits record temperature of 20.75C

The temperature was recorded on an island off the Antarctic continent's northern tip.

BBC Science News | Feb. 14, 2020 | bbcnews
~2 mins   

Tags: climate-change

We're worse with food waste than we think

Every person in the world is wasting about 500 calories of food a day, according to a new study.

By Helen Briggs | Feb. 12, 2020 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

Tags: climate-change

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