Engineers have created ‘the whitest paint yet’

Engineers in the US claim to have created ‘the whitest paint yet’ – which they say will help tackle global warming.   The ultra-white coating, developed at Purdue University in Indiana, reflects up to 98.1 per cent of sunlight while sending away infrared heat.  Currently, paints on the market designed to reject heat only reflect somewhere between 80 and … Read more

Climate change protesters blockade rail construction site at controversial Carmichael coal mine

Climate change protesters blockade rail construction site at controversial coal mine By Australian Associated Press Published: 01:51 BST, 7 April 2021 | Updated: 01:51 BST, 7 April 2021 Protesters have tried to blockade a rail construction site at the controversial Carmichael coal mine project in central Queensland. The group of health workers called Health On … Read more

Malcolm Turnbull is DUMPED from NSW climate change job

Malcolm Turnbull is DUMPED from his new climate change job after widespread public outrage at the unpopular ex-PM’s plumb new gig  Turnbull was appointed to climate change role last week  But the public turned on the government over the decision to appoint him   NSW government forced into embarrassing backflip By Australia Associated Press Published: 01:28 … Read more

Now Co-op goes peat-free: Supermarket chain stops selling compost with peat

Now Co-op goes peat-free: Supermarket chain stops selling compost with peat to help the fight against climate change after plea from Monty Don Natural peatlands absorb and store carbon which helps tackle climate change  Peat loses this function when it is dug up and sold in stores as part of compost Monty Don criticised the use … Read more

Climate change slashed global food productivity by more than 20% in the past 60 years, study reveals

Climate change has slashed global food productivity by more than 20% in the past 60 years, study reveals Farmers are growing a fifth less food than if weather were the same as in 1961 In warmer areas like Latin America and Africa, the drop is as high as 34 percent The US only saw slows … Read more

More than 400,000 spills of sewage leaked into England’s rivers and seas in 2020

There were 403,171 spills of sewage leaked into England’s rivers and seas in 2020 due to ‘storm overflows’, Environment Agency figures have revealed.   During heavy rain, storm overflows prevent sewers becoming overloaded with a combination of sewage and rain – but they to this by releasing the diluted wastewater into rivers, polluting waters.  Use of … Read more

Keir Starmer says Labour is ‘pro-business’ as he forces MP to say sorry for calling it ‘the enemy’

Keir Starmer insists Labour is ‘pro-business’ and forces frontbencher Alex Sobel to apologise for saying it is ‘the enemy’ as the Opposition Leader kicks off by-election campaign in Hartlepool Starmer  revealed he has asked shadow tourism minister Alex Sobel to apologise   Leeds North West MP spoke to a climate change podcast earlier this month He … Read more

Tree-planting drive takes root as National Trust record first 60,000 saplings in bid for 20million

Tree-planting drive takes root as National Trust record first 60,000 saplings in bid for 20million more National Trust has received £500,000 in public donations for its campaign  Charity has planted 60,000 trees so far and plans to plant 20million by 2030  More locations in England, Wales and Northern Ireland have been earmarked  By Xantha Leatham Health … Read more

Extinction Rebellion protestors cause huge traffic delays for workers in Sydney’s CBD

Selfish Extinction Rebellion protesters cause huge traffic delays for workers in Sydney as they block roads in the city Extinction Rebellion protesters rallied against a gas project in Sydney’s CBD  They blocked peak hour traffic as they stood in middle of Bathurst Street Police were called to the scene on Monday with a number of … Read more

Lake Michigan is heating up due to climate change, study reveals

Climate change is spreading deeper into the Earth than previously believed. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) revealed water hundreds of feet below the surface of Lake Michigan is warming. The agency warns this could disrupt the lake’s seasonal patterns, which would ultimately alter the ecosystem that evolved to adapt to the current environment. … Read more

Bill Gates says he buys green aviation fuel, uses solar panels on his homes and eats synthetic meats

Bill Gates says he buys green aviation fuel, uses solar panels on his homes and eats synthetic meats to reduce his carbon footprint as he stresses the importance of consuming less Writing on Reddit during his 9th Ask Me Anything, the billionaire fielded an assortment of questions about climate change  He was asked how the … Read more

Stately home Knebworth House that starred in the Crown needs more than £70,000 of emergency repairs

Stately home Knebworth House that starred in the Crown, The Kind’s Speech and Batman needs more than £70,000 of emergency repairs due to cracks blamed on climate change Knebworth House, in Hertfordshire, was awarded £74,175 by Historic England Funds granted for urgent repairs to cracks caused by rain and high temperatures The manor has featured … Read more

Eco-hotel where world leaders will meet for G7 summit fells trees to build new meeting rooms

A Cornish eco-hotel where world leaders will meet for a G7 summit has felled trees and dug up shurbs to build new meeting rooms ahead of the event.  Carbis Bay Hotel in St Ives has faced fury from campaigners after mature trees were removed before planning permission was sought to create three rooms. An application … Read more