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Past articles by India:

Ireland’s “storm chasers” show how wind power can fuel poverty

As energy prices soar, so does the case for the green transition. → Read More

Sewage map shows potentially illegal “dry spills”

An investigation by the campaigning charity Surfers Against Sewage has identified sewage dumping even when there’s been no rain. → Read More

The battle to camp freely on Dartmoor is a fight for nature itself

Will the last wild camper please turn out the light? → Read More

The forecast for 2023: El Niño and more record-breaking heat

Last year was the UK’s hottest and climate change heralds further destabilising extremes. → Read More

Seven swans not swimming: how bird flu came to Christmas

A family of London swans offer both warning and hope in the face of an overlooked crisis. → Read More

Michael Gove’s coal mine decision is a climate disaster – and it's only the beginning

Britain’s first new deep mine in 30 years has perpetuated net zero myths that could lead to more fossil fuel use. → Read More

How climate success rests on a carbon market crackdown

Cop27 is at (article) sixes and sevens over rules governing the trade of carbon credits. → Read More

The UK’s broken food system requires radical change

Record inflation for milk and other essentials demands immediate action, but Britain’s food security needs more than a quick-fix. → Read More

Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss are turning green energy into a culture war

In the face of soaring energy prices, they’re complaining about solar panels on farms. → Read More

Take Europe’s worst ever drought as a warning: we need a flood of climate action

With two thirds of the land area in Europe covered by drought warnings, action is urgently needed to address the unfolding crisis. → Read More

Sewage, spills and shortages: why UK water companies have failed

Drought could provide a moment of reckoning for the UK's water industry, but renationalisation alone won't right decades of wrongs. → Read More

Joe Biden’s bill is the biggest climate victory since the Paris Agreement

The Inflation Reduction Act could put US climate ambition back on track. → Read More

How are animals adapting to climate change?

Books by Thor Hanson and Emma Marris offer new insights into how species are surviving and what we must do to help. → Read More

Are extreme heatwaves the new normal?

Temperatures in parts of the UK could reach 40°C this week. → Read More

Are extreme heatwaves the new normal?

Temperatures in parts of the UK could reach 40°C this year. → Read More

How ‘nudge theory’ can prompt pro-environmental behaviour

Climate change is one of the public’s biggest concerns but NS polling shows that achieving behavioural change is no easy task. → Read More

Can the Greens become more than a single MP party in England and Wales?

Zack Polanski has announced his candidacy in a deputy leadership race, which could test the unity of the Green Party. → Read More

Love or loathe it, Extinction Rebellion is more necessary than ever

A new documentary is a reminder of the tenacious energy it takes to believe the climate crisis can still be tackled in time. → Read More

Tom Holland: why climate politics needs more hedgehogs

As an environmental culture war looms, the historian advocates for Edmund Burke's politics of the particular. → Read More

Why we need Greta Thunberg more than ever

There is still too much misinformation and greenwash surrounding claims of climate action. → Read More