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  • Shell
    University investment funds urge ‘bold action’ to stop new fossil fuel projects

  • New Zealand
    New Zealand announces its biggest emissions reduction project in history

    Move to power Glenbrook steel plant with electricity from renewables rather than coal will reduce emissions by 1% – or the equivalent of taking 300,000 cars off the road
  • Italy
    Rome: climate activists turn Trevi fountain water black – video



    Climate activists climbed into the Trevi fountain and poured diluted charcoal into water in protest against fossil fuels
  • Italy
    ‘Roads have disappeared’: Italy begins cleanup after catastrophic floods

  • Italy
    Rome climate protesters turn Trevi fountain water black

  • Anthony Albanese
    Joe Biden apologises to Anthony Albanese after cancelling Sydney Quad meeting at last minute

  • Twenty photographs of the week
    The week around the world in 20 pictures

  • Climate crisis
    Fossil fuel firms owe climate reparations of $209bn a year, says study

  • New York
    New York City is sinking due to weight of its skyscrapers, new research finds

  • Global development
    ‘No one saw this level of devastation coming’: climate crisis worsens in Somalia

  • Why I stopped arguing about the climate emergency and tried the silent treatment instead

    Helena Echlin
    The sensible methods didn’t work, so I became a member of the Red Rebel Brigade. Now I feel I’m doing something useful, says the journalist and author Helena Echlin
  • Lenore Taylor

    Can we still handle the truth? Journalism, ‘alternative facts’ and the rise of AI

    Lenore Taylor
    • Nicola Jennings on the world’s 1.5C global heating limit — cartoon

    • $209bn a year is what fossil fuel firms owe in climate reparations. We want that paid

      André Wright
    • Gaby Hinsliff

      If swing voters were terrified of the climate crisis, ministers would take it seriously

      Gaby Hinsliff
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  • Animal welfare
    Philosopher Peter Singer: ‘There’s no reason to say humans have more worth or moral status than animals’

    The controversial philosopher on the importance of updating his landmark book on animal liberation, being ‘flexibly vegan’ and the ethical dangers of artificial intelligence for the non-human world
  • California
    How solar farms took over the California desert: ‘An oasis has become a dead sea’

    Residents feel trapped and choked by dust, while experts warn environmental damage is ‘solving one problem by creating others’
    • Seascape: the state of our oceans
      ‘Six times the size of Yosemite’: the new tribal sanctuary off the super-rich California coast

    • US Environmental Protection Agency
      EPA finally wakes up with stiff new climate rules: ‘They’ve hit full throttle’

    • Global development
      Not seeing the trees for the wood: willow shortage could spell end for Kashmir’s cricket bat industry

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