United Nations

Despite having enough food, humanity risks hunger 'crises': UN

Social inequalities, environmental degradation, climate change and wars are contributing to rising hunger, report says.

Despite having enough food, humanity risks hunger 'crises': UN

United Kingdom

Extinction Rebellion delivers demands on last day of action

Group wants UK government to enact policies to cut greenhouse gas emissions to net-zero by 2025.

Extinction Rebellion delivers demands on last day of action

Climate Change

Meet the grandparents of Extinction Rebellion

Defying a London-wide ban on Extinction Rebellion protests, grandparents are calling for action on climate change.

Meet the grandparents of Extinction Rebellion

Europe

Air pollution 'caused 400,000 premature European deaths in 2016'

Every city dweller in Europe is exposed to unhealthy levels of air pollution, according to health chiefs.

Air pollution 'caused 400,000 premature European deaths in 2016'

Europe

Climate protesters defy police ban in London

More than 1,450 protesters have been arrested since Extinction Rebellion took to the streets eight days ago.

London climate protesters defy police ban

Global Warming

Swiss glaciers shrink 10 percent in five years: Study

Measurements on 20 Swiss glaciers show melt rates this year reaching 'record levels', according to an annual report.

Swiss glaciers shrink 10 percent in five years: Study

AJ Impact

Shell has 'no choice' but to invest in oil, CEO says

Defying climate change activists, Shell CEO warns of the consequences of rejecting oil and gas too quickly.

Shell has 'no choice' but to invest in oil, CEO says

AJ Impact

London climate change activists zero in on BlackRock

With more than 2,500 people arrested globally in the past week, Extinction Rebellion is now targeting the asset manager.

London climate change activists zero in on BlackRock

Planet SOS

Planet SOS: What to do as the Arctic melts?

We examine the melting ice sheets and glaciers of the Arctic that have unlocked a controversial mineral wealth.

United Kingdom

UK climate activists hold 'funeral procession' for the planet

Thousands of people carrying coffins and paper skeletons march in central London to draw attention to climate crisis.

UK climate activists hold 'funeral procession' for the planet

AJ Impact

World mayors in Copenhagen pledge 'to do something about climate'

City governments commit to work with young activists on implementing policies that cut carbon emissions more quickly.

World mayors in Copenhagen pledge 'to do something about climate'

Europe

Climate protests take off with London airport 'blockade'

Protesters have something to declare, but police are making sure they keep their feet on the ground.

Climate protests take off with London airport 'blockade'

US & Canada

US: Millions play waiting game over major electricity cut

Company warns Californians may be without power for days before the grid is reactivated.

US: Millions play waiting game over major electricity cut

Asia Pacific

Super typhoon Hagibis on track to drench Japan's main island

Japan’s weather agency warns the typhoon may bring torrential rains to central parts of country over the weekend.

Super typhoon Hagibis on track to drench Japan's main island

People & Power

Europe's Tourism Overload

Is mass tourism causing irreparable damage to some of Europe's most beautiful locations?