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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...

Polar climate affects trade wind strength in tropics

The impact of sea surface temperature variations in the tropical Pacific on global climate has long been recognized. For instance, the episodic warming of...

Comment: Tree-planting’s All Well And Good – But It’s High Time We Addressed UK’s...

Read time: 4 minsBy Jo Blackman, Head of Forests Policy and Advocacy at Global Witness In his plans to introduce a Green Industrial Revolution, Boris Johnson...

City Hall Defends Hiring Intelligence Firm with Fossil Fuel Clients that Tracked Environmental Activists

Read time: 4 minsLondon’s City Hall is facing questions over its decision to hire a private intelligence firm known for monitoring environmental activists on...

UK Government’s COP26 Sponsorship Choice ‘Nowhere Near Good Enough’, Campaigners Say

Read time: 4 minsCampaigners are demanding the Government reject greenwash by excluding all major polluters from sponsorship of next year’s pivotal UN climate talks. The UK...

Controversial Kenyan Coal Plant’s Future In Jeopardy As Major Chinese Bank Pulls Funding

Read time: 3 minsThe future of one of Africa’s biggest fossil energy projects looks bleak following reports that the main financial backer for the...

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By THE EDITORIAL BOARDApril 20, 2017In the wilds of the Canadian Yukon, nature has provided fresh evidence of the destructive power of humans, and a stark warning...

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