The source of large blots of oil staining more than 130 beaches in northeastern Brazil remained a mystery Tuesday despite President Jair Bolsonaro’s assertions they came from outside the country…Read more Mystery oil spills blot over 130 Brazilian beaches as Bolsonaro tries to blame outside criminals
An oil rig at the centre of a protest by environmental campaigners has been forced to make a “u-turn” on its way to a North Sea field. The Transocean PBLJ…Read more ‘BP’s oil rig has done a U-turn and we urge chief executive Bob Dudley to do the same.’
Spanish court charges five smugglers for illegally trafficking the endangered European eel. The Spanish National Court has prosecuted five people for breaching CITES and EU legislation by trying to smuggle…Read more Endangered eel trafficking
Japan’s climate legislation is heavy on tech, and light on any plans to tackle its coal dependency. The centre-right cabinet of the world’s third largest economy has approved a bill…Read more Japan sets carbon neutral goal
A new comprehensive study considers the most likely ways the world will end, including disease, nuclear war, natural disaster and asteroid impact. Climate change poses a significant threat to humanity,…Read more How will the world end?
Rising emissions and air pollution levels threaten global public health, the World Health Organisation has warned. Air pollution and climate change are considered to be the greatest environmental risks to…Read more Climate change is a public health crisis
At first glance, climate change may not seem the most obvious subject for investigative journalists to tackle. The science that underlies our understanding of global warming is complex, and so…Read more Investigation: Climate change problems