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Australian Prime Minister refuses to visit climate-hit islanders

1 hour ago   |   Client Earth

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has refused an invitation to visit the climate-hit homes of indigenous Australians who are bringing a human rights complaint against...
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International Climate Justice response to UN Climate Conference relocation

International Climate Justice response to UN Climate Conference relocation

5 hours ago   |   Friends of the Earth Scotland

Friends of the Earth Scotland and the Friends of the Earth International federation, along with climate justice allies around the world support this statement condemning the...
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Shell's reply to court summons in historic climate case shows its stubborn refusal to stop destroying the climate

9 hours ago   |   Friends of the Earth International


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One of the country's biggest climate denier groups just did an about-face

17 hours ago   |   Grist

This past summer, members of Congress and environmental groups began using the hashtag ChamberofCarbon to call out the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for its anti-climate agenda. As...
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Wind and solar can save the planet - can they save our water supply, too?

17 hours ago   |   Grist

Solar panels and wind turbines are lifelines to any non-apocalyptic version of the future. They'll help us keep the lights on, the air breathable, and the planet inhabitable...
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Meet the new Young FoES steering group!

Meet the new Young FoES steering group!

1 day ago   |   Friends of the Earth Scotland

The new YFoES steering group for 2019/20 At our AGM in October, the Young Friends of the Earth network elected a brand new steering group. This group will be responsible for...
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Elizabeth Warren's new plan would jail lying fossil fuel executives

1 day ago   |   Grist

Lying under oath is a crime known as perjury, but corporations lie all the time. (Remember when tobacco companies told us cigarettes were healthy ?) On Tuesday, Senator...
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How climate change could unleash zombie viruses and increased stupidity

1 day ago   |   Friends of the Earth Scotland

There are many ways in which climate change affects the health of people and nature. One of the most unexpected is the small but real danger of diseases from the past arriving...
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The Zambia drought: The different faces of climate change, part 3

The Zambia drought: The different faces of climate change, part 3

2 days ago   |   SolarAid

This is a series of three blogs on the drought in Zambia. Read part 1: The hunger, here. Read part 2: The vicious cycle of climate change, here. 3/3 The future...
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How fungi could help stem our mushrooming climate crisis

2 days ago   |   Grist

The results are in, and there's not mushroom for debate: fungi are an important, if undervalued, piece of the climate solutions puzzle. That's the conclusion of a new global...
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International Climate Justice response to UN Climate Conference relocation

International Climate Justice response to UN Climate Conference relocation

Friends of the Earth Scotland and the Friends of the Earth International federation, along with climate justice allies around the world support this statement condemning the... Read more ...

This pipeline cuts across a reservation. Wisconsin might make tribal members...

This pipeline cuts across a reservation. Wisconsin might make tribal members felons for protesting it

For more than 60 years, one section of Enbridge's elaborate network of pipelines carrying petroleum across Canada has taken a detour through the Bad River Reservation in... Read more ...

Promising Plant Sciences Breakthrough Could Lead to Photosynthesis 2.0

Promising Plant Sciences Breakthrough Could Lead to Photosynthesis 2.0

Photosynthesis is a brilliant invention of nature, but that's not stopping scientists from trying to make it even better. Read more ...

9 ways people ruined nature in 2019

9 ways people ruined nature in 2019

In 2019, there have been some shocking stories of people ruining nature . This year, landscapes like Fjaðrárgljúfur Canyon in Iceland and Joshua Tree in California have been... Read more ...

My lover can only see me weekdays as weekends are reserved for his children

My lover can only see me weekdays as weekends are reserved for his children

DEAR DEIDRE: I AM seeing a man who says he can only see me weekdays as his weekends are reserved for his children. My friends say I am wasting my time but I'm not sure. Am I... Read more ...

Giant ape fossil discovery could help scientists to rewrite the story of...

Giant ape fossil discovery could help scientists to rewrite the story of human evolution

Scientists have found a set of ancient teeth which let them trace the ‘evolutionary relationship' between a living orangutan and an extinct giant ape from about two million... Read more ...

A year to look on with pride

A year to look on with pride

It's been another year full of highlights for the British Ecological Society. Selecting what makes it into our Annual Review for the year from November 2018 to October 2019 has... Read more ...

RSPB review of game bird shooting: an update

RSPB review of game bird shooting: an update

It has been less than two weeks since the Chair of the RSPB's Council, Kevin Cox, made his announcement about our desire to review our policy on game bird shooting and... Read more ...

Meet the new Young FoES steering group!

Meet the new Young FoES steering group!

The new YFoES steering group for 2019/20 At our AGM in October, the Young Friends of the Earth network elected a brand new steering group. This group will be responsible for... Read more ...

The Met's Costume Institute announces time-travelling theme for Spring 2020...

The Met's Costume Institute announces time-travelling theme for Spring 2020 exhibition

Fashion "flashbacks and fast-forwards" will be the theme of next year's major fashion exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, with exhibition design by Es... Read more ...