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.

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Jan. 19, 2021 ~5 min

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Ocean pollutants 'have negative effect on male fertility'

Harbour porpoises exposed to PCBs had shrunken testicles, suggesting sperm and fertility effects.

bbcnews
Jan. 12, 2021 ~5 min

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UK allows emergency use of bee-harming pesticide

In 2018, the EU and UK imposed an almost-total ban because of the serious damage it could cause.

bbcnews
Jan. 11, 2021 ~3 min

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£3bn UK climate finance to be spent on supporting nature

The PM says investment is needed to protect marine life, forests and sustainable food production.

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Jan. 11, 2021 ~3 min

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Terra Carta: Prince Charles asks companies to join 'Earth charter'

He wants businesses to do more to protect the planet as he marks 50 years of environmental campaigning.

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Jan. 11, 2021 ~1 min

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New Year Honours 2021: 'Green' economist recognised

Notable environmentalists and scientists are among those honoured in the New Year Honours.

bbcnews
Dec. 30, 2020 ~4 min

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Atlantic discovery: 12 new species 'hiding in the deep'

A dozen ocean species new to science could already be threatened by climate change, scientists find.

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Dec. 28, 2020 ~4 min

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Electric cars will leave hole in tax revenues, says Treasury

The Treasury says taxes must rise or services cut to compensate for the loss of fuel tax income.

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Dec. 18, 2020 ~4 min

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China biodegradable plastics 'failing to solve pollution crisis'

China's increase in biodegradables is outpacing its ability to degrade plastic, warns Greenpeace.

bbcnews
Dec. 17, 2020 ~5 min

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Climate change: 700-year history of wind recorded in island mud

Lake sediments on remote Marion Island tell the story of the Southern Hemisphere's westerlies.

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Dec. 11, 2020 ~4 min

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