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Ocean Memories

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Greenpeace has partnered with a group of musicians to record an ice concert in the far north of the Arctic. They played a piece called ‘Ocean Memories’ on instruments carved from ice collected in Arctic waters.... Read full article

A New A List

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An ‘A List’ featuring 43 global cities has been released by environmental impact non-profit CDP at the start of EU Green Week. Barcelona, London, Paris, Cape Town, Hong Kong and San Francisco are among the 7% of cities reporting to CDP that have...... Read full article

EU Earth Overshoot Day

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Today (10 May 2019) marks the date by which humanity would have exhausted nature’s annual budget if everybody in the world lived like EU residents, according to a new report by WWF and Global Footprint Network.... Read full article

An Ecological Emergency

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The world’s leading scientists are warning that ‘transformative changes’ are needed to restore and protect the world’s natural ecosystems, and that the current global response to the biodiversity crisis is insufficient.... Read full article

Life Support

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‘The loss of biodiversity and the degradation of nature is equally important as human-induced climate change’. That’s what Sir Bob Watson, formerly head of the UN climate body the IPCC who now heads up its sister organisation... Read full article

Net Zero by 2050

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The UK can end its contribution to global warming within 30 years by setting a new target to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) said yesterday.... Read full article

Climate Emergency Declared

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Yesterday (01 May), the British Parliament officially declared a ‘climate emergency’. The stated aim for this declaration is to trigger national conversations inside and outside Parliament about how to tackle climate breakdown.... Read full article

A Climate Manifesto

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The day before Parliament votes on declaring a climate emergency (on 01 May), Greenpeace has produced a climate manifesto listing 134 actions the government should take immediately to keep UK decarbonisation efforts in line with climate science.... Read full article

Greta Thunberg's First Cover Shoot

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Fashion publisher i-D has revealed 16-year-old environmental activist and Fridays For Future founder Greta Thunberg is the cover star of its summer 2019 issue, which carries the title The Voice of a Generation.... Read full article

Mothers of Invention II

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Mothers of Invention, the feminist climate justice podcast with a cult following, has reunited Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland, and comedian Maeve Higgins for its Season II return.... Read full article

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