2020 likely to be one of warmest years on record despite La Niña | Environment

La Niña climate event is under way, heralding a colder and stormier winter than usual across…

Uber pledges £5m toward electric vehicle charging points in London | Technology

Uber has pledged to invest more than £5m in public electric vehicle charging infrastructure in some…

First new deep coalmine in UK for 30 years gets go ahead | Business

Plans to open the UK’s first new deep coalmine in 30 years have been given the…

Climate campaigners condemn ‘joy flights’ for travellers who miss flying | Travel

Environmental campaigners have condemned the rise of scenic “joy flights” aimed at passengers “missing the excitement…

Venus is a warning to all of us on Earth | Brief letters | Science

I’m not sure how this is being measured, but these certainly aren’t the first cases of…

‘People thought I was too young to protest’: the rise of student activism | Education

In June, Simukai Chigudu stepped up on a plinth in front of thousands of people blocking…

Facebook and Google announce plans to become carbon neutral | Environment

Facebook and Google are becoming carbon neutral businesses, joining competitors Apple and Microsoft in committing to…

Extinction Rebellion blockade Murdoch’s newspaper print sites | Environment

Extinction Rebellion protesters blocked roads leading to two UK printworks owned by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp…

UK carbon emissions from electricity hit record low in lockdown – report | Business

Carbon emissions from Britain’s electricity system plunged by more than a third during the coronavirus lockdown…

Winds of more than 70mph expected as Storm Ellen chases away UK summer | UK news

Britons on camping holidays have been warned of the possible danger of falling trees as parts…