Revealed: big oil’s profits since 1990 total nearly $2tn
February 29, 2020

BP, Shell, Chevron and Exxon accused of making huge profits while passing the buck on climate change

BP, Shell, Chevron and Exxon have made almost $2tn in profits in the past three decades as their exploitation of oil, gas and Continue reading

US and Europe clash over climate crisis threat on last Davos day
February 5, 2020

US Treasury secretary Steve Mnuchin downplay risks posed by climate emergency

The US and Europe have clashed over the threat posed by global heating as Donald Trumps finance minister downplayed the risks of a climate crisis during the final session Continue reading

Greta Thunberg: At Davos we will tell world leaders to abandon the fossil fuel economy
February 2, 2020

Averting catastrophe would be the best business decision to emerge from the economic forum in its 50 years of existence, says climate activist Greta Thunberg and others

We have just entered a new decade, a decade where every month Continue reading

‘Heat islands’: racist housing policies in US linked to deadly heatwave exposure
January 29, 2020

Deadly heat islands which have fewer green spaces and tree canopy linked to racist policies in urban neighborhoods, study finds

Deadly urban heatwaves disproportionately affect underserved neighbourhoods because of the legacy of racist housing policies which have denied African Americans Continue reading

Greta Thunberg tells world leaders to end fossil fuel madness
January 28, 2020

Failure to end investment would be a betrayal against life itself, say climate activists

Greta Thunberg and fellow youth climate campaigners are demanding that global leaders immediately end the madness of huge ongoing investments in fossil fuel exploration and enormous Continue reading

Elon Musk set to cash in at Tesla as deliveries and shares soar
January 27, 2020

The boss of the electric carmaker has a $50bn pay package ready to roll if the firm hits a $100bn valuation

One of the options on a fully loaded Tesla is ludicrous mode, a setting offering a 0-60mph acceleration time Continue reading