Champagne vines given room to grow as rule demanding distance between plants is scrapped

Grape expectations! Champagne vines given more room to grow as century-old rule demanding five-foot distance between plants is scrapped to cut emissions Champagne growers scrapped a rule governing the distancing between plants For 100 years, the maximum allowed has been 5ft to force the vines to compete But a study has found larger spaces would … Read more

Government in £860million crack down on developers who build on land at risk of flooding in the UK

House builders are set to be banned from starting new projects on land at risk of flooding as part of an £860million climate change plan to bolster Britain’s defences. Environment Secretary George Eustice, 49, will today announce a crack down on developers who build on land at risk of flooding, as part of a new … Read more

Get ready to fry! UK summers are to hit 104F within the decade, forecasters warn

Get ready to fry! UK summers are to hit 104F within the decade as scorching weather becomes our new ‘normal’ by the end of the century, forecasters have warned Scientists fear the rate of global warming is spiralling out of control, saying that ‘climate change is happening and it’s happening now’ Experts warn that temperature … Read more

Government’s spokesman says don’t rinse plates before dishwasher but No10 has a poor eco-rating 

Fix your carbon footprint first, Boris! As Government’s green spokesman says don’t rinse plates before using dishwasher, it emerges No10 Downing Street has a poor eco-rating Allegra Stratton advised public not to rinse dishes before using a dishwasher But the message has been somewhat diluted after it emerged that No10 itself has an especially poor carbon … Read more

Men have a bigger carbon footprint than women because they purchase high-emitting goods

Men have a bigger carbon footprint than women because they’re more likely to spend on high-emitting categories like red meat, alcohol and gasoline Single men, on average, produce 16% more greenhouse emissions than women This is due to men purchasing more fuel for vehicles and meat consumption Single women tend to spend money on healthcare, … Read more

AOC calls for ‘wartime’ effort to defeat climate change, pushes for taxpayer-funded ‘climate corps’

AOC calls for a ‘wartime mobilization’ to defeat climate change in announcement pushing a Civilian Climate Corps with 1.5million members that could cost taxpayers $10billion House and Senate Democrats pledged today that funding for a Civilian Climate Corps would be included in the upcoming budget reconciliation bill Majority Leader Schumer vowed to get the ‘biggest, … Read more

Giant butterfly thought to be extinct in Britain since 1960s has been found

Giant butterfly thought to be extinct in Britain since 1960s has been found breeding in the country again The Large Tortoiseshell, pictured, disappeared from woodlands in the 1960s Two groups of larvae have been discovered by conservationists on elm trees  Hoped they will produce two dozen butterflies – the UK’s first colony in 50 years  … Read more

Going veggie can harm the planet too, warns Countryfile presenter Adam Henson

Going veggie can harm the planet too, warns Countryfile presenter Adam Henson, who says vegetarians may be having a ‘disastrous’ impact on the environment with their choices Said that beef, sheep and dairy farmers are facing criticism on climate change People are being persuaded to go vegetarian or vegan by material online Henson said the … Read more

Tricky multiple choice quiz challenges you to answer 10 questions about climate change

Are YOU an eco-warrior? Multiple choice quiz will put your knowledge of environmental issues to the test New PlayBuzz quiz has put the nation’s knowledge of climate change to the test Multiple-choice challenge asks players to correctly answer ten questions  Creator is known for making factual quizzes and personality assessments By Latoya Gayle For Mailonline … Read more

AOC claims video of flooded NY subway is result of Americans taking ‘orders from fossil fuel execs’

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has claimed a viral video showing a flooded NY subway station is the result of Americans taking ‘orders from fossil fuel execs.’ The firebrand Democrat, 31, claimed that her Green New Deal was being sidelined by corporate elites who would ‘make you swim to work.’   Thunder storms brought flash flooding to the city … Read more