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Green body gives verdict on Boris Johnson carbon-cutting policies

Tue, 12/29/2020 - 08:39
The Green Alliance says there is gap between the PM's plans and what is needed to meet carbon targets.

Japan developing wooden satellites to cut space junk

Tue, 12/29/2020 - 01:38
A Japanese forestry firm has partnered with Kyoto University in what would be a world first.

Space images: The best of 2020

Tue, 12/29/2020 - 00:48
There was stunning cosmic imagery to feast on over the past year - here's our pick of the offerings.

Atlantic discovery: 12 new species 'hiding in the deep'

Mon, 12/28/2020 - 12:39
A dozen ocean species new to science could already be threatened by climate change, scientists find.

Climate change: Extreme weather causes huge losses in 2020

Sun, 12/27/2020 - 23:05
Hurricanes, floods and wildfires wreaked havoc, causing deaths and a huge financial impact.

How Ugandan Nasa scientist Catherine Nakalembe uses satellites to boost farming

Sun, 12/27/2020 - 01:04
Catherine Nakalembe won this year's Africa Food Prize for pioneering work using satellite images.

Coronavirus: What has Covid done for climate crisis?

Sun, 12/27/2020 - 00:01
Lockdowns around the world have led to record falls in CO2 emissions. But will this lead to long lasting change?

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