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Comment: Here’s How To Radically Change The Way Britain’s Schools Teach Climate Change

Read time: 3 minsJoe Brindle and Eleanor Andrade May both volunteer for Teach The Future, a youth-led campaign pushing for broad climate education in the...

Shell on Trial in Dutch Court Over Failure to Cut Emissions

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Report Calls for ‘Green New Deal’ for Gatwick

Read time: 5 minsThousands of new low-carbon jobs could be created around Gatwick Airport if the local recovery from the coronavirus pandemic focuses on...

Drax Wood Pellets Have Devastating Impact On Baltic Forests, Report Shows

Read time: 4 minsDrax's “insatiable” demand for wood is harming Baltic forests, campaigners have claimed following the publication of a damning report. Compiled by NGOs in...

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Read time: 4 minsDeSmog's UK team is looking to hire an Operations Manager (UK and Europe) to join the organisation! Job specification Location: London (with potential for flexible...

Cost of planting, protecting trees to fight climate change could jump

Planting trees and preventing deforestation are considered key climate change mitigation strategies, but a new analysis finds the cost of preserving and planting trees...

‘Major Hurdle’ Cleared As Youth Activists Advance Historic Climate Case

Read time: 4 minsAn unprecedented climate lawsuit brought by six Portuguese youths is to be fast-tracked at Europe’s highest court, it was announced today. The European...

Meet The Anti-Regulation Groups Influencing Post-Brexit Trade Policy

Read time: 13 minsA handful of prominent individuals from anti-regulation thinktanks with close ties to International Trade Secretary Liz Truss have been appointed to...

‘Historic’ Court Ruling Will Force France To Justify Its Climate Targets

Read time: 5 minsA French court this week issued what climate campaigners are calling a “historic decision” in the fight to hold national governments...

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