Earth has lost 28 trillion tonnes of ice in less than 30 years

A total of 28 trillion tonnes of ice have disappeared from the surface of the Earth…

Fire and pestilence, flood and wind, the personal is political: Trump must go | Robert Reich

My wife and I have been warned we may need to evacuate our cabin in the…

With Covid comes the opportunity to shift the economy away from fossil fuel | Greg Jericho

Whenever confronted with a tragedy in your life, one of the hardest aspects to deal with…

House passes USPS rescue in bid to thwart Trump attacks on mail-in voting

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks during a news conference on Saturday. | Susan Walsh/AP Photo The…

Britain to get first commercial refinery for extracting precious metals from e-waste

The UK is to get its first commercial refinery for extracting precious metals from electronic waste,…

Country diary: a young buzzard finds its heart-rending voice

Not a single day, not a single hour, can pass in these late summer fields without…

Weatherwatch: solar farms with added food

With solar farms in the sunny south of England now being economically viable without subsidy there…

The Guardian view on the US Democrats: Biden seized his moment | Editorial

There have never been two campaign gatherings like this week’s US Democratic convention and next week’s…

The week in wildlife – in pictures

A Somali sengi (or elephant shrew) – a tiny, proboscis-nosed mammal – which for half a…

Hot mic: Tom Carper drops F-bomb in Postal Service hearing

As Americans across the country have learned during the coronavirus pandemic, video chatting can be hard.…