Stability in the Middle East now depends on how serious we are about tackling...

Beyond the terrible conflicts in Syria and Yemen, and the continuing threat of a nuclear Iran, the Middle East is changing, and so...

If you care about the planet, think carefully when choosing a pub as lockdown...

After a year of solitary, family or care-home confinement imposed on millions of us across the country, there is a lot of pent-up...

Why is a mandatory levy on the UK’s gambling industry still a roll of...

That betting firms should contribute to funding treatment for gambling addiction is beyond dispute these days. Even the companies agree. Their trade body,...

UK coastal waters valued at £200bn by ONS

The economic value of the UK’s coastal waters has been valued at more than £200bn amid growing recognition of the sea’s importance for...

US fossil fuel companies took billions in tax breaks – and then laid off...

Fossil-fuel companies have received billions of dollars in tax benefits from the US government as part of coronavirus relief measures, only to lay...

FTSE 100 closes in red as Deliveroo slumps on debut, Sensex rises over 300...

London’s FTSE closed in red on Wednesday at a low of 0.9 per cent, dragged down by bank and energystocks, while food delivery...

Saudi Arabia ‘to plant 10 billion trees’ in bid to tackle climate change

Saudi Arabia, one of the world’s largest oil producers, has announced ambitious proposals for a “green initiative” to tackle climate change with plans...

UK to scrap flagship green homes policy

UK ministers are scrapping a flagship £1.5bn environmental initiative launched only last year to upgrade England’s homes with better insulation and low carbon...

UK councils lead international call to stem fossil fuel supply

A small town in East Sussex and an ex-coal mining community in Derbyshire have become some of the first places in the world...

Green innovation requires the same level of government leadership as Coronavirus

‘Innovation’ is an abstract word that can seem a long way from everyday life. When I asked my flatmate what the word means...

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