Tony Blair warns the UK is heading for ‘lower league’ status

Tony Blair claims the UK is heading for ‘lower league’ status because Boris Johnson does not have a coherent plan for the long-term future of the nation as he delivers his first speech since backlash over his knighthood Tony Blair said there is a ‘gaping hole’ in Whitehall ‘where new ideas should be’ Ex-PM said … Read more

Fossil found in Melbourne suggests pig-nosed turtle arrived in Australia five million years ago

Bizarre endangered pig-nosed turtle thought to have arrived in Australia recently has been here at least FIVE MILLION years Five million-year-old pig-nosed turtle fossil found near Melbourne far from home The endangered species was thought to be only a few thousand years old Scientists say the find could rewrite the evolutionary history of pig-nosed turtles … Read more

Brighten the darkness: Banish winter blues with sweet fragrances and delicate colours 

Brighten the darkness: Banish winter blues with sweet fragrances and delicate colours Nigel Colborn says we have the mildest winters in Northern Europe  UK-based gardening expert recommends making the best of milder winters   Among winter perennials, flowers are appearing sooner and in greater numbers  By Nigel Colborn for the Daily Mail Published: 23:49 GMT, 21 … Read more

How green is YOUR home? Stats experts find smaller properties like flats are most energy efficient

How green is YOUR home? Stats experts find smaller properties like flats and maisonettes are more energy efficient than large detached and semi-detached houses – find out how yours fares The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has ranked homes in England and Wales  analysis found that homes in blocks are the most energy efficient Larger … Read more

Green leader of Brighton council is facing calls to quit after FLYING 460miles to COP26 summit

A Green council leader has apologised for a ‘major failure of judgement’ after flying from Brighton to COP26 – hours after criticising the government over climate change. Councillor Phelim Mac Cafferty, the leader of Brighton and Hove City Council’s Green group said he took the one hour and 20 minute jet because he was worried … Read more

A dancing Princess Eugenie teams up with Ellie Goulding at COP26

A dancing Princess Eugenie teams up with Ellie Goulding as she spends ‘inspiring few days’ calling for climate change at COP26 Princess Eugenie and Ellie Goulding linked arms at the Glasgow venue summit  Eugenie posted a video of her time at COP26 on Instagram to the song Porcelain  Video begins with Eugenie, 31, spinning around … Read more

75% of Brits ‘worried’ about climate change with more than four in 10 saying it makes them ‘anxious’

Three-quarters of Brits ‘worried’ about climate change with more than four in 10 saying it makes them ‘anxious’ while the middle-aged and women are more concerned than the young and men ONS found that 75% of the public are concerned about environmental damage, They include almost a third who say they are ‘very worried’ about the … Read more

Majority of climate scientists predict ‘catastrophic’ 3C rise in global temperature

Majority of climate scientists predict ‘catastrophic’ 3C rise in global temperature… with just 4% believing the world will meet target of limiting warming to 1.5C, survey shows Two thirds of scientists on the IPCC said they thought the planet would reach 3C One one in 25 thought that the global target of under 1.5C was … Read more

Boris Johnson defends using private jet for 400-mile trip back to London from climate summit

Boris Johnson will travel back to London from the Cop26 climate change conference by private jet after lecturing world leaders on the need to cut travel emissions, Downing Street confirmed tonight. The Prime Minister will make the 400-mile flight south due to ‘time constraints’ that mean he cannot use the direct train route between the … Read more

Joe Biden’s gas-guzzling motorcade is spotted filling up near his Edinburgh COP26 base

By Rob Crilly, Senior US Political Reporter in Edinburgh for Dailymail.com  President Joe Biden will announce a new push to crack down on emissions of methane, a key global warming gas, on the second day of a global climate summit on Tuesday, even though key provisions are stuck on Capitol Hill.  He spent Monday evening … Read more

Jeff Bezos tells COP26 how going to space made him realise ‘how thin the globe’s atmosphere’ is

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos speaking at the Leaders’ Action on Forests and Land-use event during the Cop26 summit at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) in Glasgow Nature provides all the food we eat, the water we drink, and the oxygen we breathe. It gives us life. It is beautiful, but it is also fragile. I … Read more

Ministers warn it will be ‘difficult to get progress’ at COP26

Boris Johnson tonight admitted Xi Jinping stonewalled him in a phone call when he pleaded for China to bring forward its ‘peak’ emissions date.  The Prime Minister spoke to the Chinese President on the phone after he confirmed he will not be attending the COP26 summit in person – although he will address his fellow … Read more

Boris Johnson admits he is worried COP26 summit could ‘go wrong’

Boris Johnson admits he is worried the COP26 summit could ‘go wrong’ and countries could fail to strike a deal on tackling climate change as the PM says it is ‘touch and go’ if the meeting of world leaders will succeed Boris Johnson has admitted he is worried the COP26 summit could end in failure … Read more