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Canada Declares Climate Emergency, Then Approves Massive Oil Pipeline Expansion

Canada can't meet its Paris climate targets without reducing emissions from the oil and gas sector, experts say.
Hilary Beaumont
a day ago
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Shell's CEO Wants You to Fix Climate Change

Ben van Beurden, who doubled his pay recently to £17.2 million, thinks that more people should be recycling and eating seasonal fruit.
Joe Sandler Clarke
a day ago
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You're Likely Inhaling 11 Tiny Bits of Plastic Per Hour

A new study suggests that our lungs are under siege in our own homes.
Erica Cirino
3 days ago
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The Climate Crisis Is Damaging More Than the Environment

The mental health impacts of the imminent end of the world are, unsurprisingly, not great.
Yiannis Baboulias
6.12.19
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The Real Cost of Your Cheap Flights to Berlin

Campaign groups reckon that if plane fuel was taxed properly, it could help to reverse the cuts to legal aid, disability benefits, employ 5,000 more nurses and build ten new hospitals every year.
Tristan Kennedy
6.11.19
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What Your Future Prime Minister Thinks About Climate Change

The Conservative leadership race is heating up, but not half as quickly as our environment.
Joe Sandler Clarke
6.10.19
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'Climate Grief' Is Real and I've Got It Bad

A new report suggests a "high likelihood" of civilisation ending by 2050 due to climate change. If you've slid into a state of abject despair, you're not the only one.
Ellie Mae O'Hagan
6.5.19
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Good Job, Humans: Bees Are Making Nests Entirely Out of Plastic

Researchers found solitary bees in Argentina that made nests out of plastic bag-type materials.
Samantha Cole
6.3.19
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The Impossibility of Running an Eco-Friendly Music Festival

British festivals produce about 23,500 tonnes of waste every year. Can initiatives like plastic bottle bans ever truly counteract this?
Kamila Rymajdo
5.30.19
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We Spoke to the UK's Tiniest Climate Crisis Protesters

"The thing is, all the air will be really polluted; we will choke and die. We will breathe in the air and we will choke and die. People with asthma will definitely die, probably quicker."
Michael Segalov
5.28.19
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Thousands of Kids Skipped School Today to Protest Climate Change

Look: here are some photos of some of them doing exactly that in London.
VICE Staff
5.24.19
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We Spoke to Kids Skipping School for the Global Climate Strike

“Why do I care about the climate? I don't like dying.”
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
5.24.19
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