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Greta Thunberg to guest edit BBC Radio 4's Today Programme this Christmas.
People

Greta Thunberg’s latest project has a rather festive twist

The teenage climate activist is adding yet another title to her list of achievements.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

Oxford Dictionaries has named its word of the year 2019

“Climate emergency” is Oxford Dictionary's word of the year 2019. Here's why it took the top spot.

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Natalie Cornish
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Environment bill 2019
Life

What is the government’s landmark new environment bill?

And how will Brexit affect it?

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Hollie Richardson
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Scotland's plastic cotton bud ban
Life

Scotland’s cotton bud ban is a major turning point in the fight against single-use plastic

The new laws came into effect this weekend.

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Lauren Geall
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Megan Murray
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The most imaginative, hilarious and feminist signs from the London strike for climate change

"Destroy the patriarchy, not the planet."

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Long Reads

Teen girls around the world explain why they are demanding action on climate change

As Edinburgh students are given a day off school to take part in climate change strikes, 7 girls explain why they strike.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Iceland's glacier funeral
Life

Iceland’s glacier funeral is yet another damning reminder of the impact of climate change

It's time to act.

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Lauren Geall
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Arctic
Life

Plastic is literally falling from the sky in the Arctic

As if you needed another reason to stop buying single-use products.

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Lauren Geall
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Beef burger ban
Life

The university beef burger ban is a “defining moment” in the climate crisis fight

Activist Professor Frances Corner has big plans for Goldsmiths.

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Hollie Richardson
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Plastic bags
Life

How the 5p plastic bag charge is making a real impact in our fight against climate change

Taking your favourite tote bag to the supermarket is well worth it.

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Hollie Richardson
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London National Park City
Life

London is the world’s first National Park City, but what exactly does this mean?

Sadiq Khan is committed to making the capital city greener and healthier.

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Hollie Richardson
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Hollie Richardson
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Greta Thunberg just challenged Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on America’s “climate denialism”

The two leaders had a frank but warm conversation.

Young woman at climate change protest holding a placard with the words "There is no planet B"
Life

US students accuse school authorities of silencing them on climate change

Valedictorians were going to include a text from the Class of 0000 movement in their graduation ceremony speeches, but were told they're not allowed to.

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Almara Abgarian
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Life

Why there's almost definitely plastic in your bottled water

“In bottle after bottle, and brand after brand.”

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Susan Devaney
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Microbeads have finally been banned from cosmetic products in the UK

“The world’s oceans are some of our most valuable natural assets”

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Susan Devaney
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People

Leonardo DiCaprio slams Trump over climate deal exit

The actor joins millions in voicing his despair at the move

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Anna Brech
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