Greta Thunberg: ‘Only people like me dare ask tough questions on climate’

For a teenager who first became famous for skipping school, Greta Thunberg has come a long…

From the archive: 1960s London prepares for a flooded capital

There was some brazenly fake news on the cover of the Observer Magazine of 19 November…

After everything this year, what we hear when we listen to birdsong has changed

London midwinter, and I dream of black cockatoos. Dreams lacking vision, sonic dreams of startling intensity.…

Senate Republicans lambaste potential coronavirus deal

“There’s no appetite right now to spend the White House number or the House number,” said…

Investors and graduates flock to UK’s burgeoning windfarms

The Hywind offshore windfarm stands 15 miles off the coast of Peterhead, and firmly on the…

Trump’s public lands chief refuses to leave his post despite judge’s order

A controversial environment chief in the Trump administration has said he has no intention of leaving…

Why the hidden world of fungi is essential to life on Earth | Merlin Sheldrake

As you read these words, fungi are changing the way that life happens, as they have…

‘Unacceptable’ bacteria levels found on US meat may fuel fears over UK trade deal

Pork and poultry with “unacceptable” levels of salmonella and E coli are reaching supermarket shelves in…

Trump has made fracking an election issue. Has he misjudged Pennsylvania?

In early August, Ginny Kerslake’s lush green yard in a middle-class Pennsylvania suburb turned into a…

Campaign seeks 1bn people to save climate – one small step at a time

If a billion people around the world were to take a few small steps and make…