Farmers slam Blue Peter for encouraging children to stop eating meat for climate change challenge

Farmers and parents have slammed Blue Peter for encouraging children to stop eating meat after the TV show urged viewers to go vegetarian for a climate change challenge.  The children’s series is offering green badges – similar to the famous blue ones – to youngsters who are environmentally friendly as part of a two-week pledge. Sports … Read more

Experts fear polar bears lack skills to find new food as they adapt to climate change 

Foraging peril of polar bears as experts fear they could lack skills to find new food as they adapt to climate change Researchers studied polar bears in Canadian Arctic tracking them over 11 days Bears usually hunt seals from floating ice but climate change means ice melted Bears have resorted to eating birds eggs on … Read more

Homeowners will have to turn down radiators by 10C if Britain is to hit climate change targets

Homeowners will have to put up with central heating that is cooler by 10 degrees C if Britain is to hit climate change targets Government has set a target of 600,000 heat pumps installed each year by 2028 Pumps are more efficient than using fossil fuel technologies such as gas boilers However, they operate 10 … Read more

Prince William warns humans must avoid climate change disaster

Charles called on world leaders to give their support to the ‘Terra Carta’ – a new initiative providing the basis of a sustainable recovery plan for Nature, People and Planet at the heart of global value creation.  The Terra Carta (Earth Charter), ‘provides a roadmap to 2030 for businesses to move towards an ambitious and … 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

Green berets: Climate change ‘firmly a defence problem’ says army chief in new report

Green berets: Climate change ‘firmly a defence problem’ says army chief in new report that recommends the Armed Forces ‘take transformative action’ to become more eco-friendly Lt General Richard Nugee led the Climate Change and Sustainability Review He said that climate change was ‘changing the way our military fight’ The report, released today, suggests military … Read more

Marion Cotillard keeps a low profile as she joins climate protesters in the streets of Paris

Marion Cotillard keeps a low profile as she joins thousands of protesters for a climate action march in Paris By Aisha Nozari For Mailonline Published: 12:05 BST, 29 March 2021 | Updated: 12:05 BST, 29 March 2021 Marion Cotillard joined thousands of Parisians marching for climate action on Sunday. The French actress, 45, kept a … Read more

Climate change could worsen allergy season by up to 60 per cent, new model predicts 

Bad news for hay fever sufferers: Climate change could worsen allergy season by up to 60 per cent, new model predicts Experts studied pollen levels and weather conditions in Europe over decades  They found rain and air temperature before pollen season were key indicators  They can inform just how severe the pollen and allergens are … Read more

Legal & General ties bosses annual pay to climate targets

Legal & General ties bosses bonuses to tough climate targets in bid to become more environmentally friendly By Lucy White For The Daily Mail Published: 21:50 GMT, 22 March 2021 | Updated: 21:50 GMT, 22 March 2021 Legal & General will tie its executive pay to climate targets as it embarks on a mission to … 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